19 December 2011

Citroen C4 launched in Malaysia

Brooklands Motor has brought in the highly-acclaimed Citroen C4 to Malaysian market, and will make the DS4 available too in February 2012. The C4 is available only in single-spec powered by the familiar (in Peugeot cars) 1.6l THP with 156bhp@5800 rpm and 240Nm@1400 rpm. The high-performance turbocharged gasoline engine returned  a combined 6.4 l/100km. In the C4 application, the engine is paired with EGS automated manual gearbox. Performance claimed are 9.6 seconds century sprint and 212 km/h of top speed.

The C4 is priced at RM126,280 before insurance. However, there is also RM7,000 worth of accessories packaged to be ticked off which include 18" Newport alloy wheels with 225/40 R18 tyres, Mistral Claudia leather heated seats and dynamic bi-Xenon headlights. The alloy wheel and tyre package is an upgrade from the standard 225/45 R17 item.

The C4 is a mid-sized hatchback, similar in VW Golf in size. It is 4,329mm long, 1,789mm wide and 1,489mm tall. The occupants are enclosed within 2,608mm wheelbase. The bootspace available is 380 litres. 

The car is suspended by Independent trailing arm suspension with deformable transverse beam. Coil springs, hydraulic dampers and anti-roll bar.

Meanwhile, the Citroen DS4 will be priced at around RM150,000. This car will get the option of either THP156 like in the C4 or THP200, a 200bhp and 275Nm version of the same 1.6l engine. The higher power engine is tipped to be available with 6 speed manual gearbox.

Some photo from the launch of C4 and DS4 from Paultan can be found after the jump.
Citroen C4 front view

Citroen C4 rear view

Citroen C4 Instrument Panel

Citroen DS4 front view

Citroen DS4 rear view

Citroen DS4 front cabin
For a reliable review of how the Citroen C4 performed on the road, head to Autocar UK review <HERE>

The photo gallery below is a compilation of the officially released Citroen C4 photos: