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Citroen Cactus M Concept Leaked Before Frankfurt 2015 Reveal, Looks Twice as Funky

Two years ago, Citroen presented the Cactus Concept during the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013, but this year they are once again challenging design norms with the Cactus M Concept.
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The reason we're telling you this is a recent leakage that brought a set of renderings on the Internet of things. They claim to show what the Cactus M Concept will look like and were posted online by French publication Citronfeng.

While we can't tell for sure if what we see actually is the real deal, you must know the same source gives some potential specs for the prototype.

They claim the concept will use a three-cylinder turbo mill good for around 110 horsepower, connected to an automatic six-speed gearbox, a duo that will soon be introduced on the ongoing Citroen C4 Cactus crossover.

Design-wise, we're apparently looking at a prototype based on the C4 Cactus, but only from the waist down. Say goodbye to the hatchback body style and prepare to say hello to an open-top cabin found between wooden A- and C-pillars.

Also, the concept got rid of two doors but didn't lose the funky appearance seen for the first time in the Citroen C4 Cactus.

It's not the first time we've come across the Cactus M Concept. Recently, Citroen revealed a teaser photo followed by a description of the prototype, and their words hinted towards a revival of a very distinctive model in the French brand's history: the Mehari.

Now, in case you're wondering what the Mehari was all about, we're here to answer your questions.

The Mehary was a variant of the popular Citroen 2CV. The French carmaker only built 144,953 Méhari units between 1968 and 1988. Moreover, the French army bought around 7,000 Meharis, so you can say the vehicle was a lighter, French version of the Humvee. We're kidding, of course, but some were modified to run on electricity.


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