The 2012 Citroën C1 1.0i variant recorded a Co2 emission of 99g/km and a combined economy of 65.7mpg following final modifications to its 67bhp 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine. The C1 1.0i, which is currently displayed at the Brussels motor show, is now exempt from the London Congestion Charge.Another 2012 C1 variant is fitted with an Electronic Gearbox System with paddle controls mounted at the steering for improved handling.
The EGS version runs 62.8 mpg (combined) and releases 104g/km of CO2. The 2012 C1s sport a new look with new shorter bonnet and front bumper, designed to contain fog lights and LED daytime running lights.
Top-of-the-range C1 dons a 14” alloys as standard, while mid-range variants and above sports a chrome grille strip. The car is also equipped with a CD audio system integrated with a Bluetooth system and USB socket. The company also tweaked the car’s power steering settings and shock absorbers to improve its low-speed agility. The 2012 C1 is due to arrive in the U.K. in April 2012.
"The New C1 is a versatile performer. Complementing its existing on-road abilities, the model features new power steering settings and shock absorbers for more agility and ride comfort at low speeds. The new model will be available with a range of technologies for safer urban driving, including ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Isofix anchorage points and ESP." said the press release.