French group PSA Group released the first teasers of models from Citroen, Peugeot and Opel (in the UK – Vauxhall) next generation. The names of cars not disclosed, however the company noted that all of them belong to the segment of “heels” (leisure activity vehicle, LAV). Obviously, we are talking about the new Peugeot Partner, Citroen Berlingo and Opel/Vauxhall Combo.
In the next few days each of the brands will present their model, and the first debut of the passenger version (each mark is 5 or 7 seats), freight options should show in the second half of the year. Everything new is built on the EMP2 platform of PSA group. Cars will be assembled at factories in Portugal and Spain. Note, the previous Opel Combo developed in cooperation with Fiat (“analog” Fiat Doblo).
The exterior and interior of each new model made in the corporate style of the brand under which it is released. By the way, is the following Citroen Berlingo transformed the most radical, Peugeot Partner and Opel Combo is quite “calm” design.
The motors in PSA while silent, only said that all the “twins” will be equipped with the “latest” plants of concern. Most likely, models will receive a three-cylinder gasoline turbotweak 1.2 PureTech and BlueHDi turbodiesel 1.5. In addition, they will certainly be more and electrical modifications – green versions have the old Berlingo and Partner, to Combo this option is new.
In today, presents the “heels” of Peugeot and Citroen, Opel cars we do not sell. The current vans Partner/Berlingo and Partner vans Tepee/Berlingo Multispace is available with a gasoline engine of 1.6 VTi (120 HP) and diesel 1.5 HDi (90 HP), all engines are combined with the “mechanics”. Cargo “French” both brands are from 1 125 000 rubles, the passenger version – from 1 290 000 rubles.
Opel Combi (cargo and passenger variants) in Germany is offered with petrol “aspirated” 1.4 (95 HP) and a 120-horsepower turbodiesel the same volume, diesel 1.3 (95 HP) and 1.6 (105 or 120 HP). For a van is still a 100-strong petrol 1.6 and the 1.4 turbo (120 HP), running on gas. Transmission – five – or six-speed “mechanics”.
Recall, the PSA Group announced the purchase of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors in March 2017, the deal was closed in August of the same year.