Citroen has recently revealed the C-Cactus concept a couple of years ago at the 2007 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Due to this funky looking compact car’s warm reception from the public, the French automaker is seriously considering turning the concept car into full fledged production vehicle.

The C-Cactus is powered by a 70 HP HDi diesel engine combined with a particulate filter to clean the noxious gasses and an electric motor for additional propulsion, to the tune of 30 HP. The C-Cactus consumes slightly over 69 miles per gallon of diesel over a combined driving cycle; while emitting a very Euro important 78 g/km of CO2. If the U.S. can ever learn to accept the benefits of clean diesel technology we too could benefit from these efficient little machines.


Source: AutoblogGreen

What do you think?


  (798) posted on 07.3.2012

If Citroen tries hard enough, people will take time to like it.

  (402) posted on 06.29.2012

I’m not one to decide.

  (630) posted on 05.31.2012

This is more than a good news. When will it be produced and how many units will be available on the market? 

  (314) posted on 05.30.2012

They should produce it and put it under the cutesy mini compact cars category.

  (559) posted on 03.13.2012

The theme of this car is fresh cutesy. Now, not only small city cars can be cute. Additionally, I would just like acknowledge its awesome top.

  (714) posted on 08.26.2011

I think the styling on its exterior is kind of bloat loaded. Its less powerful and I doubt the reliability of the car. I wonder on how safe was its glass rooftop?

  (528) posted on 08.26.2011

Compare to other diesel-powered vehicle. I would say that the car is kind of less powerful. And I guess, this concept haven’t made it into the production.

  (444) posted on 08.1.2011

Its kind of sad to hear that some think that Americans doesn’t want a diesel version! However, I want to see a more powerful power output for this car.

  (762) posted on 08.1.2011

The car look so futuristic though its kind of bloat loaded. The figure performance of the car is not that impressive. I think it would be better if they upgrade the engine of the C-Cactus before they line up into production.

  (248) posted on 07.28.2011

I really want to see a high speed performing diesel-engine! The design of the car is quite impressive though its reliability is still questionable to me since it was uses an electric motor.

  (449) posted on 07.28.2011

Wow! For a hybrid car, this one has an impressive styling and design. The diesel car doesn’t have a good power output though its the best solution for fuel crisis!

  (498) posted on 04.8.2011

Yeah, I agree. There is a growing production over electric cars and I would say that all of them are pointless! That concept needs a serious study before executes.

  (515) posted on 04.8.2011

Well, I think it would be better if they keep this car as a concept. IMO, this will be just a junk. I mean, let’s admit it that electric cars is just a lame concept!

  (313) posted on 03.25.2011

I think Citroen is one a great proof that electric concept is not reliable. See how the manufacturer activated the diesel engine on this car, so that, on the time that it will lose its power driver can use the diesel as an alternative!

  (412) posted on 03.25.2011

I hope they will continue to produce an eco friendly cars. We truly need such kind of invention nowadays!

  (728) posted on 03.16.2011

Well, honestly i have read about this concept and i think, its better if it’s just a concept. I don’t like how it looks and besides there are lot of hybrid cars in the market. Buyers need something that look good and give you a fun driving experience at the same time!

  (745) posted on 11.26.2010

I can put a wow to it. An eco friendly car. Incredible, Isn’t it?

  (379) posted on 02.18.2010

It sure looks a bit different from different cars that I have seen.. but this one is cute, I like the skin color. And it looks like there is a lot of spacing inside.

  (1023) posted on 01.18.2010

well this is a good answer to the increasing fuel crisis and global warming. but did it pass the Euro Safety vehicles? looks like once hit by a fast car you’ll never got a second chance to live... LMAO

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