Citroën is presenting New E-Mehari – the all-electric iconically styled four-seat cabriolet has made a true generational leap in terms of design and equipment, gaining more comfort and versatility. Fifty years after its inspirational older sister, it boasts more modernity and has gained a new design consistent with the Brand’s styling cues. It is recognizable through its expressive gaze formed by two-tier lights – a design specific to Citroën models- the 2018 Citroën E-Mehari affirms its personality and optimism.
The new model’s modern and its colorful appearance goes hand in hand with its impish and all-road character. New Citroën E-Mehari boasts raised ground clearance for adventuring off the beaten path. In addition, it is also equipped with side protection and all-season “Cross Climate” tires with winter certification, so it can easily access side roads while fully respecting the environment. It offers an all-electric driving pleasure with serenity with its steel roof bars and new safety equipment, including 4 airbags. Designed for all types of use, New 2018 Citroën E-Mehari can welcome up to four people on board. Practical, it can be locked and unlocked in complete ease using an RFID key chain. Motorists simply place the key chain in front of the scanner on the lower part of the windscreen to remove the charging socket before starting the car. Central door locking brings drivers complete peace of mind in all locations.
Release date and Price
Designed in Paris and produced in Rennes, it is the first electric vehicle to earn “Origine France Guaranteed” certification. New Citroën E-Mehari is already available to order across the entire Citroën France network, starting at €19,500 for the Soft Top version, including the €6,000 ecological bonus, and at €20,700 for the Hard Top version, also including the ecological bonus.
Offbeat and colorful, 2018 Citroën E-Mehari is strong on personalization possibilities with a choice between: four body colors, two soft-top roof colors and one hard-top roof color. The New Citroën E-Mehari is available with a Into the Blue, My funny Clementine, or Say Yellow body, along with a new shade called “Stellar White”.
These colors combine with those of the Soft Top canvas, Black or Orange, and that of the new Hard Top, glossy Black. The new dashboard with body-colored trim and new seats lend the car a more contemporary look, while Easy Entry access makes getting into the back seats easier. New Citroën E-Mehari is now available in a Hard Top version with side windows and an opening rear window, having transformed into a real family car.
Another special feature on the new-generation model is a pedestrian warning sound, active at speeds of under 30 km/h. This system warns pedestrians via a sound signal of the approach of New Citroën E-Mehari to make up for its ultra-silent operation. Lastly, in the event of an incident, it is equipped with the Citroën Assistance call button. New Citroën E-Mehari recently scored three stars in the EuroNCAP test
Several design schemes are available inside New Citroën E-Mehari. The new-generation model comes with two seat upholsteries: new, luminous and natural interior, “Beige”, with a textured insert, and Orange upholstery with a floral insert, composed of watersport-inspired patterns.
Fun and easy to live with, New Citroën E-Mehari is equipped with a complete Bluetooth Parrot audio system for telephony and music with a removable remote control, a USB socket and two speakers, for listening to playlists or calling friends on the phone. The practical New Citroën E-Mehari features new storage compartments on the central console and in the inner door panels, while its boot comprises a secure 78 liters compartment which can be locked.
Lastly, for transporting bags, suitcases and other leisure equipment for a shopping trip or an active weekend, New Citroën E-Mehari has a single-piece folding rear bench. With the rear bench folded down, initial boot volume of 200 litters is increased to as much as 800 liters.
2018 Citroën E-Mehari Specs
Ever more efficient, silent and respectful of the environment, 2018 Citroën E-Mehari features a 100% electric drive train. It is powered by a latest-generation lithium metal polymer LMP® battery based on the French expertise of the Bolloré group, impervious to weather variations and tested over more than 150 million kilometers. New Citroën E-Mehari benefits from the drive-train upgrade. It now reaches a top speed of 110 km/h, boasts extra vivacity, thanks to a near 20% increase in engine torque, reaching 166 Nm up to 3,700 rpm and 140 Nm beyond, and brings motorists an all-new zero-emission and zero-noise driving experience.