Citroën C-Triomphe

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Citroën C-Triomphe
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Overview
Manufacturer Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobile
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FF layout
Related Citroën C4
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,710 mm (106.7 in)
Length 4,770 mm (187.8 in)
Width 1,770 mm (69.7 in)
Height 1,510 mm (59.4 in)

The Citroën C-Triomphe is a mid-size sedan automobile produced for the Chinese market by Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobile, a joint venture between the French PSA Group (Peugeot-Citroën) and the Chinese manufacturer Dongfeng.

This new model range was designed to supplement other Chinese models in the range such as the Fukang and the Elysée, rather than being any direct replacement.

In April 2007, Citroën announced that the four-door C4 would be built in Argentina. The Argentinian and Brazilian versions are sold as the C4 Pallas in some South American and European markets.

The car is essentially a notchback sedan version of the European C4 model, since the Chinese market prefers traditional three-box sedans over hatchbacks. It did not keep the designation, however, because in Chinese the number "4" is unlucky. The sedan is much larger than the hatchback: its length is 4,770 mm (187.8 in) over the hatchback's 4,260 mm (167.7 in) and its wheelbase measures 2,710 mm (106.7 in) against 2,610 mm (102.8 in) of the hatchback. This caused the C-Triomphe sedan to be classified in large family car class. The C-Triomphe has a number of unique features, such as an integrated air freshener which allows the driver to choose the smell of the interior.

For 2010, accompanying the unveiling of the next generation model, the C-Triomphe moniker is dropped in favor of the name Citroën C-Quatre.

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