CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF CITROËN BOLDNESS AND INNOVATION WITH A RANGE OF ‘ORIGINS’ COLLECTOR’S EDITIONS

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Tue, 29/01/2019 - 13:00

To kick off its centenary year, Citroën has unveiled exclusive collector’s editions of several models in its range: C1, C3, C3 Aircross Compact SUV and New C4 Cactus Hatch. The special editions pay homage to 100 years of creativity and boldness for the brand. The first two vehicles to kick-off the celebrations in the UK are C3 and New C4 Cactus, which are available to order now. The ‘Origins’ Collector’s Editions are distinctive and elegant, and feature classic colours and materials with touches of a special bronze tone echoing the ‘Origins since 1919’ signature.



A SHARED IDENTITY
Boasting over 100 years of creativity and excellence, Citroën has always honoured its heritage by disrupting automotive norms. To celebrate its centenary, Citroën has unveiling ‘Origins’ Collector’s Editions of several vehicles in the current range. Citroën C3 and New C4 Cactus are the first two vehicles to be available as Collector’s Editions in the UK, and are available to order now with production beginning in February.

ALL-NEW CUSTOMISATION
With the new ‘Origins’ Collector’s Editions, the selected models gain special colours and materials that echo the brand’s past and feature exclusive customisation inside and out.

The special editions features ‘Origins’ exterior customisation with bronze coloured highlights and a nod to the original chevron logo. The models are available with the following styling:

  • C3 ‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition: A choice of Polar White or optional Cumulus Grey, Platinum Grey or Perla Nera Black body colours. Paired with a Black roof and 17-inch Black ‘Cross’ alloy wheels. A special ‘Origins’ Colour Pack with bronze fog lamp and Airbump® panel surrounds, as well as decals showcasing the Citroën centenary ‘Origins’ logo on the door mirror housings and roof pillar. The model also features an ‘Origins’ logo sticker underneath the rear view mirror and a graphic decoration on the boot. Inside, the scheme continues with the new ‘Origins’ interior ambience: Heather Grey and black seat upholstery with white highlights and a soft-touch dashboard trim with a bronze surround.
  • New C4 Cactus Hatch ‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition: A choice of Polar White or optional Cumulus Grey, Platinum Grey, Obsidian Black or Pearl White body colours. This model also benefits from the ‘Origins’ Colour Pack with bronze fog lamp and Airbump® panel surrounds, complemented by ‘Origins’ decals. 17-inch Black ‘Cross’ alloy wheels bring a striking look which is consistent with the ‘Origins’ range. The exclusive ‘Origins’ ambience again adorns the inside, bringing dynamic style to the standard Advanced Comfort seats.

ORDERS OPEN IN THE UK
The ‘Origins’ versions of C3 and New C4 Cactus Hatch are available to order now, and will be launched in March 2019.  The ‘Origins’ versions of C1 and C3 Aircross Compact SUV will open for orders in March, and will be launched in June 2019. Full details of these models will be available in the spring.

Contemporary comfort and safety equipment inspired by customers:

  • C3 ‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition: Based on the Feel trim level, the versatile supermini gains additional equipment including reversing sensors, Citroën Connect Box with SOS & Assistance, Citroën Connect Nav via a 7-inch touchscreen, Safety Pack including Active Safety Brake, Driver Attention Alert, Collision Risk Alert, automatic lights and wipers and an electrochrome rearview mirror.
  • New C4 Cactus Hatch ‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition: Also based on the Feel trim level, the ultra-comfortable hatchback also features: Citroën Connect Box with SOS & Assistance, Citroën Connect Nav with the 7-inch touchscreen, electric-folding door mirrors and Advanced Comfort seats.

 

ENGINES AND PRICING

 

MODEL  ENGINE / TRANSMISSION MRRP OTR

C3 ‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition

PureTech 82 S&S manual Origins

£16,585.00

C3 ‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition

PureTech 110 S&S EAT6 automatic Origins

£19,005.00

New C4 Cactus
‘Origins’ Collector’s Edition

PureTech 110 S&S 6-speed manual Origins

£20,215.00

 

Find out more about Citroën’s historic models via the dedicated website www.citroenorigins.co.uk/en

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

JEREMY TOWNSEND       07827 896480         jeremy.townsend@mpsa.com
JOHN HANDCOCK            07810 180249         john.handcock@citroen.com 
KATIE READ                      07834 500267         katie.read@citroen.com   
EMMA GAFFNEY               07747 898130         emma.gaffney@citroen.com 
CRAIG MORROW              07747 764745         craig.morrow@mpsa.com

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The Citroën brand:
Citroën is an international automotive brand with a full range of cars and light commercial vehicles at the heart of the mainstream market. Founded in 1919, Citroën has made its mark through its bold and creative approach to automotive design. These values are harnessed in the pursuit of well-being, with fresh solutions to the changing demands of customers in each era. Today, Citroën is reinventing itself with models such as C3 and the C3 Aircross Compact SUV that place an emphasis on design, comfort and intelligent technology, bringing a breath of fresh air to the automotive landscape. As a people-minded brand, Citroën is proud to offer products that take inspiration directly from its customers, the spirit of which is highlighted in its brand signature ‘Inspired By You’. The brand also offers a unique customer experience with its city store concept ‘La Maison Citroën’ and its online opinion site ‘Citroën Advisor’. With 10,000 customer contact points in almost 80 countries worldwide, Citroën sold 1.05 million vehicles in 2018. Citroën has also amassed eight Manufacturers’ titles in the FIA World Rally Championship and three consecutive Manufacturers’ titles in the World Touring Car Championship in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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