February 21, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
The one-an-only Citroen Metropolis concept car, Spotted in China in a ‘DS World’ Citroen DS dealer in Shanghai by reader Anonymous, thank you for the pictures! This is exact the same location where I met the Citroen DS Wild Rubis concept in May last year. Citroen is touring the concept cars through China to attract attention for the real-world DS road cars.
December 21, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter
The Citroën Metropolis Concept debuted earlier this year at the Shanghai Expo, it is designed by Citroën’s ‘China Design Center’ in that same city. The Metropolis will be made in China as DS9 by Citroën’s new joint venture with Chang’an Automobile.
The Metropolis is a plug-in hybrid with a 4.0 V8 and fuel consumption is only 2.6 liter per 100 km, says Citroën… The car that debuted in Shanghai had a V6. Guess there is actually noting under the bonnet and somebody screwed up. Whatever powerplant is gets the Metropolos/DS9 sure is an incredible looking machine that certainly will find a lot of buyers in China.
No plans yet for export to other parts of the world, it is hard to imagine however that Citroën would not bring it to France. Read more »
April 19, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter
Citroen unveiled its latest concept car yesterday in Shanghai, and guess what, it is a hybrid. The new Metropolis will be on display in the French Pavillion at the Shanghai Expo 2010, not sure whether it will appear in the capital for the Beijing Auto Show that starts this Friday.