Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
14 Nov 2019
9:12 am

Citroën’s quirky roots return in the new C5 Aircross

Jaco Van Der Merwe

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the word convention means “according with, sanctioned by, or based on convention”. In short the same old-same old, which explains why the clever wordy people also describe the word’s meaning as “lacking originality or individuality”. Therefore, boring. If you separate your emotions from your logical side, then the gross […]

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the word convention means “according with, sanctioned by, or based on convention”. In short the same old-same old, which explains why the clever wordy people also describe the word’s meaning as “lacking originality or individuality”. Therefore, boring. If you separate your emotions from your logical side, then the gross majority of cars fall into the conventional bracket. But every now and again something different comes along. Some of these are just plain hideous, like the Fiat Multipla, but then there are others that hit the spot with a different kind of consumer. Enter the...