02 Oct 2008
CITROËN HYPNOS : CREATIVITY AND TECHNOLOGIES
Citroën is revealing its new concept car, Hypnos, at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. An elegant and distinctive cross-over vehicle, Hypnos explores new avenues in the design of luxury ecological vehicles. Its creative technologies deliver outstanding performance and environmental efficiency, combined with subtle but powerful motoring sensations.
HYmotion4 technology for guaranteed thrills and efficiency
The special hybrid technology used on Hypnos highlights Citroën’s commitment to the environment and shows once again that this strong ecological focus is always accompanied by driving thrills and efficiency.
Feasible from an industrial standpoint, the architecture of the concept car’s
HYmotion4 diesel hybrid drivetrain features a rear axle-mounted electric motor. This innovative and particularly simple set-up is a perfect fit with the character of Hypnos, optimising dynamic performance and traction while delivering impressively low fuel consumption and emissions (4.5 l/100 km and 120 g/km of CO2).
And Citroën has made this advanced hybrid technology even more attractive by giving it the form of a beautifully proportioned and boldly styled concept car.