- the Citroen DS5
At the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show, Citroën presented
a new generation of the grand touring car, with the C-SportLounge
concept car, a car which stands out with its bold, angular
and distinctive body style. Aerodynamic exterior lines
and an aircraft cockpit-inspired interior designed for
the pleasure of the driver and the comfort of the three
Citroen took special care regarding the air flow around
the C-Sportlounge, resulting in a drag coefficient of
The front end of the C-Sportlounge is complimented by
the multiple air intakes and stretched headlamps running
up in front of the mirrors. The expansive windscreen melds
into the sunroof in an unbroken line, offering a broad
glass surface, enhancing visibility and aesthetics.
With suicide doors at the rear, the C-SportLounge offers
offers maximum accessibility for its size.
The steering wheel incorporates paddle shift controls for gear
selection and the driver's seat and central console are
attached, so that the automatic gearbox and climate controls
are close at hand, irrespective of the driver's seat position.
In 2011 Citroen revealed a production car called the Citroen
DS5. The styling of the DS5 was inspired by the design
of the C-Sportlounge concept.
Similar and related vehicles:
Citroen C5 Airscape