What's Wrong With This Picture: Guess The Brand Edition
Who built this luxury-car concept, shown at the Beijing the Auto Show? It’s not a brand that is well-known in America, but that’s not the only reason you might be left guessing…
That’s right, it’s a Citroen. Inspired by the success of German brands in China’s luxury segment (and possibly problems with its taller offerings), this Metropolis Concept was designed in Shanghai as a vision for a French entry in that burgeoning market segment. It also seems more than a little inspired by Jaguar’s stunning new XJ, just as its sister brand’s recent Five By Peugeot Concept seemed to take some cues from Jaguar’s XF. Could Ian Callum be in danger of being wooed away by the French?
Moedaman on Apr 30, 2010
What's wrong with this picture? Why it's a Citroen. A poorly built car that's ugly. But sadly, with Fiat buying into the US market, it's inevitable that other low quality manufacturers will be making a come back. Although, I do admit that this car isn't retardedly ugly like Citroen's were in the 50/60's. And the reason why cars have been losing glass area is so the manufacturer can sell you the $2000 radar/camera system option.
USAFMech on Apr 30, 2010
One clue gave it away. I guessed correctly, just. When I saw the Panamera-aping front fender and the stolen Estoque rear quarters, I very nearly guessed "some unpronouncable Chinese company". But when I looked closely I saw the concave rear window and I knew. There is only one company still using that design detail - Citroen. GIANT O.T. WARNING! What the H*ll happened to the B&B? It's more like a hate-forum for foreign brands since Robert left. No wonder I post once a year anymore.
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