Work on new models – Lanos, Nubira and Leganza – began in late 1993 with the so-called “V100 project”. Cars were intended for world markets, and made them “the whole world.” The overall engineering development of Leganza was conducted by the English MIRA (Motor Industry Research Association).
In 1998, the gaining strength of the Korean concern Daewoo launched a massive attack on the world market. The flagship of the squadron, consisting of completely new models, was the Leganza sedan. Since before the company was engaged in the production of only licensed copies of other people’s cars, to Continue reading
ZX debuted in 1991. The model lasted on the conveyor for more than six years and enjoyed great success in Europe. The predecessor of the ZX, Citroen GS, was once very popular, so the company’s specialists had the task not to harm. The car was created with an eye on its predecessor. Even the sizes should have been the same. But in the end, the ZX turned out to be a completely new car, even outwardly not similar to the previous model.
The first ZX was released with a 5-door hatchback. At the end of 1992, a 3-door version appeared, and in November 1993, the ZX Break station wagon.
In July 1994, they restyled the model. It was simply necessary to eliminate structural and technological Continue reading
Model Xsara Picasso debuted in 1999. It is a front-wheel drive minivan based on an elongated Citroen Xsara base with transverse engines.
Like all the creations of Citroen, this car carries the brand’s signature features. Original design: curved lines of a drop-shaped body, unusual “slanted” headlights, gracefully curved rear pillars, a large area of glazing. The look of Picasso is remembered and stands out against the general background of other classmates. It is noteworthy that the avant-garde design does not interfere with the convenience of passengers. Continue reading