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Citroen Presells 2,000 C3s in Iran Debut

Citroen Presells 2,000 C3s in Iran DebutCitroen Presells 2,000 C3s in Iran Debut

Through a joint venture with Iranian carmaker SAIPA, French automotive giant Citroen presold 2,000 units of its small city hatchback C3 in its initial offering in the country on May 16.
According to a company press release, over 44,000 car enthusiasts tried to register in the presales, while the company had only 2,000 units on offer. Apologizing for the inconvenience, the company says it will launch further sales in the near future.
SAIPA-Citroen initiated the presale of the C3 in Iran last Wednesday. The vehicle was offered through online sales website Iran e-Car, with buyers being charged 600 million rials ($14,285) as a down payment. 
The JV is yet to announce the final price for the model. As per an official statement, the vehicles will be delivered in August and exclusively in Tehran. 


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