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CITROEN C3 WINS INTERNATIONAL ENGINE OF THE YEAR 2015

Date Posted: 01.07.2015

CITROËN 3-WINS AN INTERNATIONAL ENGINE OF THE YEAR AWARD IN THE 2015 HONOURS

Citroën received an International Engine of the Year award for its 3-cylinder Turbo PureTech engine last week. The engine was named best in the 1.0-litre to 1.4-litre category, crowning a successful run that has already seen 100,000 units roll off the production line at the Française de Mécanique plant in Douvrin, France. The honour was bestowed as part of the 17th annual International Engine of the Year Awards, organised by UK magazine Engine Technology International in Stuttgart, Germany.

The PureTech family of 3-cylinder engines boasts extremely high levels of performance, cutting fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by an average ofat 18% compared with its predecessors. The 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre naturally aspirated versions have been manufactured since 2012 and has an annual production capacity of 640,000 units.