Upon reaching a certain age and an appropriate level of income, each person sooner or later thinks about purchasing a car. Today it is a serious need. Having set such a task, you will have to face a choice: which country to buy a car from?
You can contact experienced in these matters friends or acquaintances. But, as a rule, they advise about the same thing. Surely they will offer cars from Germany, Japan or look at the “Americans”.
Most likely, no one will remember the French cars. But French car brands are distinguished by good quality and compliance with safety requirements: as a result of the good development of automobile production in this country. French cars are known for their brightness and individuality. These are examples of the optimal combination of comfort, design and speed. Fashion in France has not bypassed cars: you can admire them as works of art.
In the car market, France is represented, by far not only by motorists, by three automakers: Renault, Peugeot and Citroen. An interesting fact: annually in France produce 2 million cars, and according to this indicator, the country is confidently among the top three after Japan and Germany. In some cases, even American car brands are inferior to French cars.
French cars are famous for being considered non-repairable. Do not be scared. The fact is that the automakers themselves are confident in the reliability of their creations. Breakdowns, of course, happen, but already problems of services.
It is worth noting the quality of the "French" as "invincibility": these cars are not included in the TOP interests of the hijackers, and therefore their insurance is much cheaper. But still, insurance companies are trying to overestimate insurance, but more often at the risk of “damage”.Recommended article: The new BMW X2 will go on sale in early 2018
The fact is that a stereotype has taken shape, according to which French cars are perceived mainly as female. Indeed, among the weaker sex there are many who prefer individual models of Citroen or Peugeot. But among the owners of brands such as Renault or, especially, Bugatti women are very few.
But there is also good news: prices for cars from France are very attractive (except for the Bugatti, of course!). So you can safely buy these cars - they have something to brag about.
Here they are, the most interesting French cars:
Bugatti 16.4 Veyron Super Sport
The fastest of all serial supercars from the company Bugatti. This, the latest modification to date, appeared thanks to the demands of customers who want to purchase a more dynamic model. It is on this model that the record set in the Guinness Book of Records is set: the maximum speed demonstrated by this “monster” is 431 km / h!
- Engine: 8 l (W16)
- Power: 1200 hp
- Acceleration to 100 km / h: 2.5 seconds
- Maximum speed: 415 km / h (with limiter)
- Price Bugatti Veyron: 92.4 mln. руб.
Citroen C4 Aircross
Compact crossover, released on the same platform with the Mitsubishi ASX and Peugeot 4008. Modest car, if you compare it, for example, with the new Range Rover Sport or Mercedes Gelendvagen (price around $ 100,000 for the most modest equipment).
- Engine: 1.6 l (4-cylinder)
- Power: 117 hp
- Acceleration to 100 km / h: 11.3 seconds
- Price: from 779,000 rubles.
Compact sedan from Peugeot. This is not the successor to the 407 model, as it may seem by the name: this car was built on an elongated Peugeot 308 base. This model was not intended for sales in Europe, but since 2012 it has entered the Russian market.Recommended article: New Renault Duster (Renault Duster 2015-2017) - The most complete test drive
- Engine: 2.0 l (4-cylinder)
- Power: 147 hp
- Acceleration to 100 km / h: 12.4 seconds
- Price: from 549 000 rubles.
Compact family car (sedan).
- Engine: 2.0 l (4-cylinder)
- Power: 138 hp
- Acceleration to 100 km / h: 9.9 seconds
- Price: from 595,000 rubles.
The history of the French car industry is very interesting. Much had to go through the local automakers: and financial problems, World War II. In the last century, France produced both modest budget cars and real technology wonders. And in the 21st century, French carmakers entered proudly: the market presented a wide range of their products of different classes.
And here is an interesting video about French cars: