As part of an “electrification offensive”, French car company Citroën has announced the launch of a new eco-friendly vehicle, the ë-C4. The car is 100% electric, generating zero CO2 emissions, and claims to give drivers a peaceful driving experience in what is described as “a hushed, cocoon-like setting”.
The manufacturer is fast becoming a trailblazer in the electric vehicle market, having also revealed the Ami model earlier this year – an electric two-seater that can be recharged in just three hours from a domestic socket. The Ami was launched to inspire a new generation of eco-conscious drivers. While the Ami is a smaller model, the new ë-C4 is a compact hatchback. This will assist in lowering the carbon footprint.
CMH Citroen Cape Town is looking forward to the arrival of the all-new ë-C4 – 100% electric hatchback that embodies high-tech and modern electric mobility.
Key features of this 100% electric powertrain include: • 100 KW (136 BHP) electric motor • 260 Nm of instantly available torque • Up to 80% charge in 30 minutes* for a range of 217 miles** • A 50kW battery with an 8-year warranty for 100,000 miles and for 70% of its original charge.
In terms of how long it takes to fully recharge, the battery will reach up to 80 percent in just 30 minutes from an 100kW public charging station. Citroën also offers a Wall Box installation in the home, so that owners can top up their batteries without having to leave their driveways.
With noise pollution a growing concern, the silent nature of the vehicle could also be a real draw for buyers. Zero vibrations, jolts or gear changes make for smooth driving and a relaxed atmosphere in the vehicle. Availability in the South African market is yet to be confirmed. Contact CMH Citroen Cape Town on 0214139800 for further information about the current model line-up or visit CMH Citroen Cape Town at the Corner of Nelson Mandela Boulevard & Christiaan Barnard Street, Foreshore, Cape Town.