DS announces four premieres at the Paris Motor ShowSeptember 24, 2018
The French brand DS Automobiles will present four world premieres at the Paris Motor Show, all electrified cars
The DS brand, which is part of the French PSA alliance, will show five new cars at the home auto show in France. According to the press service of the company, they are all electric cars. So, the public will be shown an environmentally friendly crossover called DS3 Crossback. The main competitors of the novelty are Volvo XC40 and Mercedes-Benz GLB.
The electric car uses the new CMP platform (Common Modular Platform), which will also build “green” models of Peugeot and Citroen. The power reserve of the car is 320 km. The power of the electric power plant is 136 hp. The maximum speed of the electrical modification of the DS3 Crossback is 150 km / h. Acceleration to a hundred will take the car 8.7 seconds.
The design of the model resembles the DS7 Crossback. The crossover received invisible door handles, headlights with vertical LEDs and lanterns combined with moldings. The interior of the DS3 Crossback is equipped with seats made of special foam, a 10.3-inch touchscreen, a digital instrument panel and an audio system with 12 speakers.
Also on the motor show will be shown rechargeable hybrid DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4 × 4. The power reserve on one electric traction in this model is 50 km. The power of the hybrid power plant is 300 hp. It includes an internal combustion engine, an electric motor and an eight-speed automatic transmission.
In addition, Paris will demonstrate the concept of DS X E-Tense. The prototype serves to demonstrate the future development of the French brand until 2035. The concept was completely electric drive from DS Performance, and the upholstery of the machine is made of wool and leather. The cabin is equipped with a virtual clock from BRM and a Focal audio system. Also, the novelty is equipped with an autonomous control system, but all details about it are kept secret.