Citroen are going to be showing off the future vision of its C-Line range at Frankfurt this month.
The Cactus concept features a 100% digital driver interface, protective ‘Airbumps’ & a designer furniture inspired interior with natural materials used throughout. Its powered by a hybrid Air drivetrain offering 94+ MPG.
Airbumps are pockets of air with a soft skin that protect the outer body of the car, perfect to stop parking dents!
Notable features include:
Pure and smooth surfaces in pearlescent white
‘Floating’ roof and rear quarter panels
Contrasting and functional detailing such as Lama grey ‘Airbumps’, textured black wheel arches and gloss black roof rack
A bright and airy cabin with a large panoramic sunroof
The dimensions of a compact hatchback (4.21 m long & 1.75 m wide)
An ideal balance between one-third glazed area and two-thirds wing surface
High ground clearance (21 cm) but with an optimised height of just 1.53 m
Reduced overhangs, with the wheels directly located at each corner
Smooth surfaces showcasing the chevrons
Flowing lines with a seamless progression from bonnet to wing
A high-tech light signature with LED daytime running lights and lamps built in to the ‘Airbumps’
Replacing the instrument cluster with a 7-inch screen
Swapping control buttons for an 8-inch touchscreen connected to all vehicle functions (air-conditioning, audio, satnav, connected services and driver aids)
Installing the passenger airbag on the ceiling
Replacing the traditional gearstick with push-button controls on the lower part of the dashboard and steering-wheel paddles