Citroen's Latest Concept Car Revealed May 2019

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Citroen's Latest Concept Car Revealed May 2019

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Hmm... note that was shot in a wilderness with no traffic or pedestrians. Don't know how it would fair on the South Circular.

It does look like it's a self-assembly toy you used to get from a packet of Kellogg's Cornflakes in the 70s. I see how the kid had to be a contortionist to swing into the back through the tiny crevice.

No good for a shopping trip and little else I suspect. Doesn't look very sturdy to me either, but not unlike our Dyson. Oh well it is just a concept I suppose....

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If you want words, lots and lots of them, to “explain” the concept, straight from the horse’s mouth, try the Citroen media centre’s own analysis

https://int-media.citroen.com/en/citroë ... mfort-mode

I do like a little ferret to discover where stuff is filmed, but I presume the ‘concept’ isn’t an actual goer so we could be looking at a bit of virtual reality there. The bridge may be unusual enough to find though just to keep me amused :-D

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It comes up short on any substance - the number of times "suspension with Progressive Hydraulic Cushions® and a smart active control system" is repeated on just about every paragraph! We know what the former are, but without any explanation of what 'Smart Active Control' is, just smacks of another load of technobabble.

God, as if Siri, Cortana and Alexa, Alexis or whatever weren't bad enough, having a babbling virtual assistant that wait for it, can now interact with you unprompted...
The roads are clear shall we go shopping?
No, shut up and leave me alone
You are looking a bit peaky - shall I open the window so you can get some sun on your skin?
That's abject fear as you have taken over the driving.
You were dozing off, so I've put on a bit Black Sabbath to wake you up
That's the tranquiliser I took to get me through this nightmare journey.

Where's the off switch?

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Looks rather grim. Are they trying to out-Tesla Tesla?
They were so much better before!


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Just came up today. Not new but still interesting.
Apologies for the presenter but still better than her male colleagues. Should have been VBH though.


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Well one of Citroens recent concepts has made it.

The Citroen Marmite is Happening :!:

Great news for 14 year olds in France, and maybe a bit of quirkyness back to Brand Citroen.

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myglaren wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 00:27
Just came up today. Not new but still interesting.
Apologies for the presenter but still better than her male colleagues. Should have been VBH though.

Just found myself saying "Get your bleeding face off the screen and let's see the car." :)

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Indeed - true of the majority of presenters. Generally better muted too.

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The engine is about as subtle as a male elephant in a state of 'must' with a whole herd of female elephants in heat!!!

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 11:10
The engine is about as subtle as a male elephant in a state of 'must' with a whole herd of female elephants in heat!!!
Ford V8. It does sound rather rough though, not the usual mellifluous 'burble' one expects.

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myglaren wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 12:26
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
02 Mar 2020, 11:10
The engine is about as subtle as a male elephant in a state of 'must' with a whole herd of female elephants in heat!!!
Ford V8. It does sound rather rough though, not the usual mellifluous 'burble' one expects.
It was designed to be a racing car, where the exhausts tend to be somewhat less refined than on road cars.