Citroen Boite

Electric vehicles mean the opportunity for a completely new paradigm in vehicle architecture. Suspended from a simple external structure the body of the Citroen ‘Boite’ by James Brooks appears to float.

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Using a similar configuration to that of cable suspended movie cameras, the main body could be controlled to give a seamlessly smooth ride. The quality of ride that the early 2CV and DS became famous for.
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A symbolic severance from the irrelevant, overly masculine, aggressive and complex automotive architecture that mirrors the industry.

The ‘Boite’ is intended to represent a new honesty and simplicity in vehicle design.

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