Citroen DS4 Racing Concept unveiled before the 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Published by Andrew Christian @andrew4wheels Google+ | Friday February 24, 2012

Citroen DS4 Racing Concept unveiled before the 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Citroën is set to unveil the DS4 Racing -- a new concept for its DS range -- at the Geneva Motor Show. The engineers of Citroën Racing have brought their experience in the WRC into the Citroën DS4, adding their unique contribution to develop the new concept.The DS4 Racing concept utilizes new carbon fiber components such as a front splitter, wheel arch extensions and air diffuser.

The Citroën Racing-developed 1.6-liter turbo petrol engine delivers a maximum of 256bhp (or 160bhp per liter). This is a record figure for a Citroën series production vehicle. In addition, the CO2 emissions level for this concept is only 155g/km.

The engineers of Citroën Racing have adjusted the running gear and chassis with the highest precision. The track widened by 75mm at the back and by 55mm at the front. The chassis has been lowered by 35mm.

The braking system features fixed four-piston calipers at the front and comes with special 380mm-diameter discs. The concept also comes with 235/40 tires and diameter 19-inch wheels.

The DS4 Racing concept boasts of a textured-effect matt grey paint, which further enhance the lines of the automobile when light shines upon it. The color is modern and stylish; thus, it is perfect for a sports vehicle. Other exterior enhancements are the two-tone wheels with a special DS4 Racing design and a two-tone roof.






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