2017 Citroen C6 is a model of the French car brand Citroën. 2017 Citroen C6 was first time presented at the Geneva Motor Show of 2005. The sale began in France in November 2005 and the model was launched in Germany in May 2006. In December 2012 production ran without successors, Citroen C6 was the models such as Citroen C5 and Peugeot 508 in Breton Rennes manufactured 23,384 vehicles. The new generation of Citroen C6 offered exclusively on the Chinese market in October 2016.
2017 Citroen C6 wanted the tradition of large DS Sedans, CX and XM tie, which had been suspended for a few years. There was, therefore, no direct predecessor, The production of the last large sedan, the Citroën XM, had already expired in autumn 2000. The design of the Citroen C6 with a long wheelbase, the front overhang, and an aerodynamic car body line, based on specific design quotes like the concavely arched rear window and the frameless side windows was based on its predecessors. While there had been all three predecessors a combi version, and a station wagon version of the C6 was never developed because the 2017 Citroen C6 designed for the upper class and the segment of the large station wagons with the MPV C8 was covered.
2017 Citroen C6 Features
The new 2017 Citroen C6 comes as standard with a range of common comfort and safety features, such as front and side airbags, automatic cruise control, speed control, 2-zone air conditioning and dual programmable driver’s seat. A particularly Outstanding is the hydropneumatic suspension, in which nitrogen-filled spring balls take over the vehicle suspension. A heads-up display in the windshield reflects the speed of the vehicle and the instructions of the navigation system in the view of the driver. The AFIL track assistant warns the driver when driving over a road mark without a blinking drive by jogging in the driver’s seat. One in the tailgate flush inserted rear spoiler , which extends automatically in two stages at 65 km/h at 125 km/h, is to improve the road holding at high speeds. The spoiler is retracted at about 107 km/h.
The car magazine Top Gear (BBC) confirmed the C6 on bumpy track outstanding comfort. The body can be lifted from the suspension system in two selectable steps for a sufficient level of ground clearance from the suspension system on heavily scored carriages, such as can be found on rural roads. The models with six-cylinder engines also have variable attenuation. The control unit registers the vertical movements of each individual wheel in real time. Each wheel is fitted with an individual damping unit which receives the best possible damping adjustment depending on the registered vertical movements of the respective wheel from the control unit from 16 different characteristics up to 400 times per second.
The Citroen C6 2017 model has a concave-shaped rear window, which frees itself from rain drops and dirt particles due to its curving inwards and the resultant higher pressure of the traveling vehicle on the glass surface. The “Exclusive” variant features noise-absorbing laminated glass side windows, which open a small gap shortly before opening the doors. As a result, when the doors are closed, only a small amount of force is required, because the air in the interior is not compressed during impact, but can escape through this gap.
The 2017 Citroen C6 has an automatic steering-linked headlamp unit with xenon gas discharge lamps and cleaning nozzles for the front glass. The tire pressures are monitored by means of tire pressure sensors. The exterior mirrors flip open when the doors are locked and signalize that the doors are securely locked.
The infotainment system can consist of a radio or a radio telephone RT3, RT4 or RT5, optionally a JBL sound system with additional subwoofers in the rear shelf. A 7-inches color monitor in the middle of the dashboard is used to display the navigation, telephone and multimedia data.The functions of the radio navigation devices can be operated by voice recognition systems, as well as a hands-free function for their integrated telephone system with SIM card The storage compartments, which are let in the door panel, are covered by a semicircular disk.
2017 Citroen C6 Engine
The platform of the C6, with the shorter wheelbase for the 2017 Citroeën C5, is used, was available with three different engine options: a 3.0-liter V6 petrol engine with 155 kW, the 2.2-liter four-cylinder HDi Biturbo diesel with 125 KW and a 2.7-liter V6 HDi bit turbodiesel with 150 kW. Both diesel engines have a particulate filter (FAP). As transmission a six-speed automatic transmission is available. A manual gearbox was also available for the four-cylinder diesel engine.
At the beginning of July 2009, the 2.7-liter V6 HDi Biturbodiesel was replaced by a new 3.0-liter V6 HDi Biturbodiesel (PSA DT-20C), developed like Ford’s predecessor in Dagenham was built and also in the Jaguar XF and Jaguar XJ was used. 2017 Citroen C6 makes at a system pressure in the common rail of 2000 bar 27 kW (37 hp) more but has about a liter lower fuel consumption than the 2.7-liter diesel.