Citroën’s First Crowdsourced Model C1 Connexion Has Gone on Sale

Citroën has announced prices for its new C1 Connexion the first car in the UK created in collaboration with Facebook fans. The C1 Connexion is available in two versions—with 3 or 5 doors, priced at £9,495 and £9,845 respectively.

Photo: C1 Connexion, clickable

The automaker had more than 24,000 configurations submitted through Citroën’s Facebook Page to choose from. People could visit a virtual ‘factory floor’ to customize the car according to their preferences. The final design of C1 Connexion was created from the most popular prototype.

The C1 Connexion will feature 14″alloy wheels, dark tinted rear windows, Caldera Black metallic paint and Scarlet Red exterior and interior detailing. It boasts of variable power assisted steering, daytime-running LEDs, air conditioning, front electric windows. Connexion Exterior Look Pack includes Scarlet Red door mirrors, door handles & rear number plate surround, while Connexion Interior Look Pack offersScarlet Red rev counter, speedometer, air vent, gear lever, centre console, interior door & electric window button surrounds, sill protectors & carpet mats.

The C1 Connexion’s 1.0i 68 petrol engine delivers combined cycle fuel economy of 65.7mpg with CO2 emissions of just 99g/km.

Marc Raven, Citroën’s Communications Director, said: “Citroën UK has a great relationship with its Facebook community—now almost 100,000 strong—and we’re always looking to give something back with exclusive news or competitions. Now Citroën fans can look forward to seeing this special edition C1, which they helped produce, on sale across the UK. I think that’s something they can be very proud of.”