The New Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Citroen exclusively distributed by Grand Motors Sdn Bhd in Brunei Darussalam is taking a new step forward in its product line-up with the unveiling of the new Grand C4 Picasso last 19 December 2014. It is a uniquely styled car that fully stands out and features a pioneering balance between interior spaciousness and flowing body styling. The New Grand C4 Picasso harnesses all the efficiency of its platform to provide “the whole world in your car” with the best combination of versatility, cabin space and accessibility on the market. It also boasts record low CO2 emissions with a model emitting just 130 g/km.

It has the same length as its predecessor (4.59 m), but thanks to the Efficient Modular Platform 2, or EMP2, the wheelbase has been stretched to 2.84 m (the longest in the category) to provide even more:
- Versatility, with a third row of removable seats for transporting seven people;
- Cabin room, with segment-leading spaciousness in rows two and three;
- Onboard access, especially in row three, throuh optimised door openings;

The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is powered by a 1.6 VGT Turbo Petrol engine with 6- speed Automatic Transmission which has a maximum torque of 240nm @1,400rpm and maximum power of 121.4 @ 6,000rpm.

With its strong design, the new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso fully stands out from its competitors. The side view of the new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso has a distinctive visual appeal through its roof arches, which emerge from the base of the windscreen. This “signature” highlights the spacious interior and the large window area, underscoring the generous and welcoming cabin. Blending style and practicality, the central part of the aluminium arches serves as a support function. The sculptural sides emphasise the car’s more athletic design approach. The front end, composed of fully flowing lines, showcases Citroen ’s new styling identity with an assertive, horizontal engine bay and chevrons that extend outwards to curve into the LED daytime running lights. Just above sit the sleek headlamps, which contribute to the high-tech look at the front, as do the fog lamps with their original light signature. The rear LED lights feature a 3D effect with an innovative, deep-set design offering a refined take on futuristic styling cues. The rear styling is enhanced by a wrap around tailgate conveying all the robustness and capaciousness of the boot and opening to reveal broad and easy access to the loading area.

The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso brings together all the strengths of this new-generation model such as the following:
- A loft-inspired interior with an uncluttered ambience and best-in-class comfort for each passenger, adding dedicated air blowers in row three to the Lounge Pack;
- Technologies for well being with a full-touch driving interface combined with a high-definition 12-inch panoramic screen;
- Innovations for an increasingly user-friendly drive, featuring the active cruise control and auto parking features;
- a ride comfort/roadholding balance that sets a new standard through electric power steering and optimised suspension.

To underline all these styling assets, the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is available in five body colours, ranging from the refined Grey Shark, Grey Aluminium, Banquise White, Blue Teles and Rouge Ruby. The new model is equipped with 17” Alloy Wheels.

The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso has a long list of key strengths. It possesses singular styling, different from the five-seater, and strikes a new balance between cabin space and flowing lines. It boasts the best combination on the market of modular design, liveability and access. The new Grand C4 Picasso has the best safety features as it was rated five stars in the EuroNCAP testing. The rating is the result of the extensive work put into this new model.

Awards & Accolades
The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso recently won the MPV of the Year Award at the prestigious NST - Maybank Car of The Year 2014 Awards in Malaysia. Furthermore, following awards from Germany’s three major motoring media, Auto Motor und Sport, Auto Bild and Auto Zeitung, Citroen is continuing its prize-winning run in the UK, where the new Grand C4 Picasso has won “Best Family Car of the Year” from BBC Top Gear Magazine. The new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso has picked up another award in the UK, receiving the MPV of the Year award from “What Car?” in London.

The public is invited to witness the launching of the new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso this coming Friday, 19th December 2014, 9am at the Citroen Showroom, Beribi, Gadong.

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