Naza Euro Motors launches the award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso
Kuala Lumpur (16 April 2015) — Naza Euro Motors has unveiled the award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso in its Petrol variant. The MPV was first previewed in Malaysia in June last year. The following October saw the introduction of a now sold-out Diesel variant where it won in the MPV category at the NST-Maybank Car of the Year Awards 2014.
“Naza Euro Motors finished 2014 strong not only with a local Car of the Year victory for the Grand C4 Picasso but also recording over 110% sales growth compared to 2013.
“We will continue to ride on this wave of momentum by taking a step forward with the award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso. According to MAA reports, MPVs are the second biggest sub-segment of the market in 2014 with a share of 16%. It is safe to say the Grand C4 Picasso will be our main volume driver.” said Dato’ Samson Anand Geroge, Chief Operating Officer of Naza Euro Motors Sdn Bhd.
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso
This uniquely styled 7-seater MPV is impressive in terms of design and features a pioneering balance between interior space and engaging exterior styling. The award-winning Grand C4 Picasso harnesses all the efficiency of the new EMP2 platform to provide the best combination of versatility, cabin space and accessibility.
It is elegance personified as an MPV of flowing, elegant lines with a stand-out strong, expressive character. The newly designed front end and robust rear end with its wraparound, motorised tailgate and rear 3D LED lights not only look good but are truly practical as well.
The loft-inspired interior delivers and uncluttered feel and comfort for passengers. The panoramic windscreen and large glass roof combined with a long wheelbase provides comfort and versatility for up to seven occupants. Occupants can relax on the luxurious Cuir Nappa bi-tone leather upholstery.
Brimming with ‘creative technology’, the award-winning MPV comes with innovative features such as a 7-inch touch screen driver interface, 12-inch HD panoramic screen with navigation system, Park Assist System, Active Cruise Control, front and rear parking assistance, 360 degree system, rear view camera and massage function in driver and front passenger’s seats.
The award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is packed with technologies to provide assistance as part of safe and relaxed driving experience. These safety features include Collision Risk Alert, Hill Start Assist, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Monitoring System and Electronic Stability Programme (ESP). The Electronic Stability Programme consists of Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBFD), Electronic Brake Assistance (EBA), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and Traction Control System (TCS).
Under the hood, the award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is powered by a 1.6-litre e-THP 165 engine that produces 165 PS with 240 Nm of torque. Matched to a six-speed automatic gearbox, it gets to 100 km/h in 10.0 seconds and has a top speed of 189 km/h.
The award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso’s new e-THP 165 engine’s specifications include improved fuel efficiency of 17.3km/l and performance, gaining 10 hp in the process and cutting CO2 emissions of 129 g/km.
The front suspension is fitted with Macpherson Struts to improve ride quality while the rear suspension is fitted with a flexible transverse beam. Other features include electric tailgate, anti-theft alarm, front fog light with cornering function and reverse dipping door mirrors with LED indicators.
The stylish Technospace MPV has won a slew of honours including ‘Best Seven-seat People Carrier’ in the Fleet News Awards, ‘Family Car of the Year’ in BBC Top Gear magazine, ‘Best in Category’ in the Automotive and Transport section of the Good Design Awards, ‘Family MPV of the Year’ in Autobild Golden Steering Wheel 2013, ‘MPV of the Year’ in the UK Car of the Year Awards and ‘MPV of the Year’ two years running at the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2014 and 2015.
Available in four exquisite colours, Noir Onyx (Black), Blanc Banquise (White), Blue Telese (Blue) and Rouge Babylone (Red), the award-winning Citroen Grand C4 Picasso strikes an ideal balance between agility, response and unequalled comfort that is low in fuel and high in specs.
For more information on the new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso, log on to www.citroen.com.my.
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