It was launched in November 2009 as a 2010 model year model. The distinctive features of the concept were: the roof and the hood in the form of an arc; high body height in relation to length; a body without a central stand and doors that swing open in opposite directions; The rear door consists of the upper and lower halves on the hinge; a glass roof, recruited from transparent plates with a drive, allowing them to slide back or adjust as a blind; vertical rear lights of triangular shape; rear-view mirrors in the form of a sector; an ascetic front panel with an analog cluster in the form of a circle, leaving a circular shaft in the center of the panel; salon, transforming in a wide range; Run flat tires; Pockets in the front doors, simultaneously serving as a handbag with the Citroën logo. A new body design with a panoramic windshield giving a field of view of 108 degrees was presented. First generation In 1998 at the Paris Motor Show Citroën the conceptual model C3 Lumière was presented. The new C3 uses a mixture of analog dials under the visor and a digital display of the fuel consumption indicator and on-board computer.
The success of the concept was decided to be repeated in the serial model, although most of the design solutions applied on the concept were lost when adapting to production and for improving safety. A rich equipment for its class and a large selection of accessories allowed C3 to achieve significant commercial success. Title File Size Download Link Citroen C3 2002 Service Manual. There are a lot of prejudices about the Hydractive suspension, but in reality, the problem with it is extremely rare in the process of exploitation. In the course of the changes made in 1994, a system was installed that allows the automation to independently change the clearance depending on the conditions of the ride and the type of road surfaces. The car was equipped with electric power steering.
The second generation In July 2009 Citroën showed the second generation C3. The C3 was available with petrol engines 1. Just like the previous generation, the new C3 uses a sloping roof shape and other design details of its predecessor, and has design features that resonate with other models of the brand, although it is wider and longer than its predecessor. All materials used in finishing, high-quality and wear-resistant. Description The car was designed by Donato Coco and Jean-Pierre Ploué, previously known for the design of Renault Twingo.
. In 2013 there was a restyling of the model. Also remarkable was the installation of a panoramic transparent roof as an option. Many components of the C3 are borrowed from the Peugeot 206. Electronics in the Y3 series has been revised twice. The new C3 was introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009.
It is worth noting that Skoda engineers later used this idea in their flagship Superb model, refining and naming it — Twindoor. The first series Y3 was produced from May 1989 to July 1994, the second Y4 — from August 1994 to October 2000. Available in several modifications, as well as in the cabriolet version. . . .
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