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Following a set of leaked images, the new Citroen C6 has finally been revealed at the ongoing Beijing International Auto Exhibition, with the revived model set to be sold exclusively in China. For those who do not know, the original C6 was a fastback hatch available in several markets around the world. It was manufactured between 2005 and 2012, with just over 23,000 units produced in that time.

The new Citroen C6 is a product of the joint venture between the PSA Group and Dongfeng, and will be produced at its local manufacturing facility in Wuhan, China. Details are limited at this point, with Citroen saying that more info will be revealed later in the second half of 2016, after which the model will go on sale in China before the year’s end.

Joining other premium D-segment sedans in the republic, the new C6 is said to be 4,980 mm long, 1,840 mm wide and 1,470 mm tall. Its wheelbase measures 2,900 mm. It will also ride on a stretched version of the PSA Group’s EMP2 architecture – the same platform that underpins the new Peugeot 308S and 308 Sedan in the Chinese market.

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Exterior wise, the new C6 appears to be very unlike its predecessor, appearing more like a rehashed version of the Dongfeng Fengshen A9. The front grille gets a similar, but busier stack of horizontal slats that merge into the headlamps and daytime running lights. The fog lamps on the front bumper feature C-shaped chrome surrounds, while moving up, there’s the same contoured bonnet from the A9.

A chrome trim spans across the tailgate, underlining the Citroen emblem. LED tail lights are featured and there are dual exhaust tips to the left of the diffuser insert. The overall silhouette of the vehicle appears to be just like the A9’s, save for a few minor details.

Citroen claims that the interior has been designed to offer a “modern and warm” feel. Nappa leather upholstery is featured on the seats, centre arm rests and door cards. Wood and aluminium trim can be seen on the dashboard and centre console. A three-spoke multifunction steering wheel is present, ahead of a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument panel.

An eight-inch centre touchscreen display is integrated into the dash, with four-zone automatic climate control available. Two front and two rear seats are said to offer massage and ventilation functions. Additionally, there’s a two glass panel sunroof up top.

As mentioned, the French car maker hasn’t entirely detailed the Citroen C6 for us just yet, but adds that it will also feature road sign recognition tech, adaptive cruise control, active braking assist and a 360-degree surround-view camera.

Several reports from China suggest that the Citroen C6 will feature 1.8 litre and 2.0 turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine options. A hybrid variant is also reportedly in the plans, but we’ll have to wait for further official information before confirming this.