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New Citroen C6 Announced at Beijing Show - for Chinese Market Only (Thank Goodness!)

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Bishop   
Mon Apr 25 2016, 02:45pm
Joined: Apr 16 2012
Member No: #868
Location: Harpenden
Hi All,

Just noticed this reported on Auto Express: - Click Here -

All I can say is, how bad is that? I really wish they had not called it a "Citroen C6".

It does look to me as if it could be sitting on the same platform as a real C6 (look at the proportions of the wheelbase to front overhang, the shape of the door apertures) and there is the suggestion of having the same style of rear window (which is a pointless and surely super-expensive token to being Citroen-esque on an otherwise dull as dull gets design), but, otherwise, why bother? Only just short of a crime against the marque's heritage. Gutting!
Hattershaun   
Mon Apr 25 2016, 04:53pm
Joined: Dec 19 2010
Member No: #320
Location: Bedfordshire
Looks like a Peugeot 508, with badly grafted chevrons on the front, to me.
508 is built on the same basic platform as the C5 and C6.
Trainman   
Mon Apr 25 2016, 07:26pm

Joined: Apr 12 2010
Member No: #86
Location: Penwortham
No Thanks......... simples
e3steve   
Wed Apr 27 2016, 06:14am
Joined: Jan 21 2013
Member No: #1163
Location: Warsash, Hants & Palma de Mallorca, Spain
"Different is everything"(?)

Except, in this case, "The same is nothing"...

Looks like a Passat; just not as nice!
kfairgray   
Wed Apr 27 2016, 06:36am
Joined: Mar 14 2016
Member No: #2555
Location: South Pacific
It is very ugly, boring, dull, unimpressive.

Does this suddenly mean that C6 owners [of the non Chinese variety] suddenly have a more valuable / desirable asset?

It must mean that...

[Hopefully they do not send any of these to New Zealand]

Cheers All

Ken
FraserG   
Wed Apr 27 2016, 09:48pm
Joined: Jan 05 2015
Member No: #2011
Location: Auckland
Agree with your comments 100% Ken.

Boring and dull as dishwater. How very sad.

Cheers Fraser
pattersonoxford   
Sat Jun 18 2016, 10:36am
Joined: Feb 09 2010
Member No: #48
Location: Oxford
Definately more closely related to Peugeot 508 - Click Here -.
FreakyFrenchFan   
Sat Jun 18 2016, 07:28pm
Joined: Feb 08 2015
Member No: #2057
Location: Bicester
I think many are forgetting something. The Peugeot Citroen group is a money making entity and if they can sell a piece of [%*^#@!] to China then they will. Also we need to bare in mind that with the exception of the Cactus Citroen have produced nothing that thinks outside the box since the C6.
 

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