has it that CitroŽn's flagship XM will not be replaced, other rumours
have it that there will be a new car in either 2001 or 2002, that it
will have a new state of the art, decentralised hydraulic system
utilising variable viscosity hydraulic fluid (the viscosity is altered
by passing an electrical current through the fluid), that it will
employ conventional steel springs, that it will be rear wheel drive or
maybe front wheel drive.
is likely that in order to reduce costs, the platform will be shared
with a new top-of-the-range Peugeot or it may even use a lengthened
Xantia replacement floorpan.
Y5 is the codename for the XM replacement and the illustrations on the
left have appeared in numerous motoring magazines purporting to depict
what the new car might look like.
The truth may actually be far more radical than anyone envisaged...