The engine under the hood is not better because it basically showed what the report described as "a rat's nest of loose wires and hydraulic suspension
But there are hundreds of the DS models on the field, the car that brought Citroen to the world's attention for its design and hydraulic suspension
that saved the life of President Charles de Gaulle.
Below right: The 3m cut Claas Disco Move 3200 has a metre of lift/lower movement over ground undulations regulated by hydraulic suspension
The C5 Aircross - Citroenspeak for a medium-sized SUV - revives this through its Advanced Comfort Programme which includes a hitech hydraulic suspension
. Whereas a conventional system uses shock absorbers with springs and various mechanics that can allow unwanted bumps to make it to the cabin, the C5 uses hydraulic stops to reduce the rebound and compression transmitted to the chassis from the many humps and hollows littering our roads these days.
Due to the hydraulic suspension
of the impact aprons, not only a simple and fast adjustment of the opening widths is guaranteed, but also an overload protection.
THE next generation of the Citroen C4 Cactus - the first model to feature the French car maker's new hydraulic suspension
- will cost from PS17,265 when it arrives in the spring.
Why would a grown man or woman want a car with tiny wheels that lifts and bounces on hydraulic suspension
Another feature of the hydraulic suspension
- front-lift mode - helps GT clear speed bumps and driveways.
That includes GT's hydraulic suspension
, which changes ride height with a turn of the knob, which adjusts drive modes.