A year after Citroen pulled the covers off of the C3 Red Block Concept at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the French automaker is returning to the same event with the production version of the model, appropriately called the "C3 Red Block Special Edition."

The car will be part of a strong delegation for the Frenchies with the C3 Red Block Special Edition carrying some of the distinctive characteristics that were done on the concept version. The model will be made available in five different paint finishes - Shark Blue with a matching bumper strip, Banquise White, Aluminum Grey, Manitoba Grey, and Obsidian Black with a gloss black bumper strip. On top of the plethora of hues buyers can choose from, the C3 Red Block Special Edition will also sport a modified steering wheel system, a set of new 17" diamond-effect rims wrapped in 205/40 tires, a modified chassis, and a lowered suspension set-up that drops the car’s ride height by 25mm.

Inside, the C3 Red Block Special Edition gets treated to some fancy make-overs, particularly the gloss black dashboard fascia, which adds a certain panache to the car. There are also aluminum-finished pedals and front door surrounds, a smaller sports steering wheel, and as an option to prospective buyers, red leather upholstery.

Engine options are also part of the offering for the special edition C3. For this bad boy, customers can opt to choose from an e-HDi 90 diesel, an e-HDi 100 diesel, and a VTi 120 petrol engine, with the respective outputs ranging from 90-120 horsepower.


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  (415) posted on 06.28.2012

It’s true that the wheels are stunning. One more thing to complete the package, the engine upgrade is needed.

  (415) posted on 06.28.2012

It’s true that the wheels are stunning. One more thing to complete the package, the engine upgrade is needed.

  (429) posted on 05.18.2012

This edition is a must-have; it’s not only great in looks, but also in performance.

  (474) posted on 05.15.2012

It would be great if the design of those rims will be the default design of Citroen’s innovations; they look really cool.

  (428) posted on 03.29.2012

Gosh, I love those wheels! It gives a darker appeal to this edition of Citroen car. I hope they’d enhance the other parts to complement it.

  (296) posted on 03.7.2012

I actually couldn’t care less whatever modifications and such they do to this car, but please Citroen, never remove those gothic designed wheel rims.

  (378) posted on 03.1.2012

Do I hear it right? Five paint finishes on one model? It seemed too interesting, what could be the perfect color for it and for me?

  (473) posted on 02.29.2012

So aside from DS3 for racing, here is C3 Red Block to be unveil also at Geneva Motor Show. The diamond effect of the rims is not visible to prove if it sparkles like diamonds. I have to wait until March 6th to see this C3.

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