|A host of trends are shaping todays motor
industry, producing cars that are roomy yet compact and that offer sure-footed
roadholding, improved man-machine interfaces, greater safety and a level of overall
comfort that goes far beyond the notion of snug seating. Faithful to our long tradition of
creativity and imaginative flair, we have sought to respond to the new demands being
expressed by our customers. With the Xanae concept, CitroŽn has anticipated the car of
the future, which will be something like the "spare room of the home" described
by the sociologist Paul Virilio.
||Conceived by CitroŽn's Creative Design
Centre, die Xanae successfullly combines a number of new developments in the spheres of
styling, roadholding, ergonomics, driveability, interior space, overall safety and
The Xanae is indeed a conceptual vehicle: it brings together in perfect
harmony the specific features of several different types of car: midrange and luxury
saloons, estate cars and people-carriers.