The 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the most important auto event of the year, is opening its gates in a couple of weeks, and lots of carmakers, including Citroen, are making the final preparations for a successful entry.
The French based carmaker Picasso has sent the new 2017 C3 Picasso for a final round of tests, the model wearing less camouflage, which is a clear indication that it will be ready for Geneva debut.
Following the first batch of spy photos revealed last year, the new round of tests is highlighting the model with the final touches, which are a little bit different than the previous. However, we still depict the same overall design lines, including the split headlights, wider and more square body, adding as well the “Picasso” signature and a few more with that.
Since we are dealing here with a completely new model as opposed to the first generation revealed back in 2008, the upcoming C3 Picasso will stand on the company`s new P1 platform, also underpinning the Opel Crossland X. This means rather the same standard manual gearbox and optional EAT6 six-speed automatic, which will send the power to the front wheels.
As for the engine lineup under the hood, the 2017 Citroen C3 Picasso will come with a wide range of PSA petrol burners and diesels, starting with the 1.0-liter PureTech with 68 horsepower, a 1.2-liter with 82 horsepower, and finishing with a 1.6-liter Blue HDi turbodiesel, with three power configurations – 75 HP, 99 HP and 120 HP, respectively. We should be able to find out more details with the model in Geneva.