Citroen presents 2014 WTCC car

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Sep 17, 2013

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Citroen has officially unveiled the C-Elysee World Touring Car Championship vehicle that Sebastien Loeb will drive next year.

According to the French carmaker, the C-Elysee WTCC is the very first vehicle \"to be designed in accordance with the new regulations, currently being prepared by the FIA for the category next year.\"

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As we previously reported, the C-Elysee WTCC is powered by a 1.6-liter, 380hp direct-injection turbocharged engine--the same engine that propels the DS3 WRC rally car. The car is also equipped with a six-speed sequential gearbox.

Citroen claims that the C-Elysee was designed for \"high-growth, international markets\" like Latin America, the Mediterranean region, China and Russia. Widely acclaimed by customers, the C-Elysee is reportedly already 30% ahead of its initial sales target, with approximately 30,000 orders placed for it.

Does this mean the Philippines is not considered a \"high-growth, international market\"?

 

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