Peugeot longer wheelbase model CV Show 2017 (The Van Expert)

PSA Partners Peugeot and Citroën have launched longer wheelbase versions of their respective Expert and Dispatch vans. The Expert Long and Dispatch XL have been unveiled at the 2017 CV Show.

The new longer wheelbase models have a load floor length of 2,862mm and can accommodate up to three Europallets.

Peugeot’s Expert Long is also available as a Crew van with twin glazed sliding side doors and fixed side windows, while Citroën’s Dispatch XL joins the existing XS and M models. It is available with three gross weight options: 2,830kg, 3,000kg and 3,100kg.

Air conditioning, front electric windows, electronic stability control and remote central locking are as standard on both vans. Also included are ABS brakes, cruise control with programmable speed-limiter, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth connectivity and a USB socket. Customers can choose from five different engine and transmission combinations.

Peugeot and Citroën at the CV Show

Alongside the Expert Long, Peugeot is showcasing an Expert Compact Professional panel van with grip control, a Boxer Professional panel van, the new Partner Electric van, a Partner L2 in Royal Mail livery and an Expert Standard in police livery.

Meanwhile, Citroën is exhibiting a new car transporter conversion as part of its ‘Ready to Run’ conversions. With a 1,541kg payload, the transporter can carry a wide range of vehicles.

Citroen Dispatch XL longer wheelbase model the CV Show 2017 (The Van Expert)
The Citroën Dispatch XL is available with three gross weight options.