Citroen Saxo: An Achievement By Itself
Citroen Saxo is considered to be one of the smallest cars. It was introduced in 1996. It has been created to replace the Arts. The car belongs to compact class A models. It is characterized by a comfortable interior, modern design, better handling and good performance. As a result, it became much popular among the customers in the whole world.
The car is available with 3 and 5 doors. It was the basis for the production of the so-called hot Saxo VTS version. It accelerates to 100 km / h in 8,7 sec. Its top speed is 205 km / h. This version has a 16-valve 1.6-liter engine with the capacity of 118 h.p.
In 1999 the car was modified and improved. Its appearance has been changed. It has a more rounded shape of the headlights. The grille is covered with a massive company logo. It also hides two ribs. There are also bi-colored reflectors.
The car is equipped with a choice of petrol engines: 1.0 l/45 h.p., 1.1 l/54 h.p., 1.4 l/75 h.p., 1.6 l/88 h.p., 1.6 l/118 h.p. and a 1.5-liter diesel unit with capacity of 54 h.p.
There is all the necessary equipment, including an air-conditioner. The company provides a twelve-year warranty.
Side-impact mitigation, 2 airbags and seat belt tensioning system are designed to provide as much reliability as only possible.
On its basis was produced an electric car with 11-20 kW in 2000. It accelerates to 50 km / h in 8,3 sec. Its maximum speed is 91 km / h.