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Upcoming cars From Citroen and Peugeot

Upcoming cars From Citroen and Peugeot   There will be a total 26 cars in total that will be launched by Citroen, Peugeot and DS in the upcoming 5 years. The whole line up will include complete electric cars and hybrid cars too. This is the announcement made by their Parent company PSA automotive. It appears that the PSA automotive, the French automobile group is ready to fight for their share of pie in profit and sales after the downfall […]

Citroen DS E-Tense concept unveiled

Citroen DS E-Tense concept unveiled   A luxurious all-electric GT DS E-Tense concepts was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. The Concept previews what could be the future in the brand styling, tech and drivetrains. DS company officials indicated that DS E-Tense is not only a concept, there is a huge chance that the same car can go into production. They also disclose that this concept can accelerate from 0-62mph in 4.5sec. The top speed of this concept will be […]

DS 4 Crossback

DS 4 Crossback   The DS 4 has always been a rather difficult car to pigeonhole. Part hatch and part coupe and no better at being one than the other it has been an unconventional alternative to the likes of the Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series. But now, DS has given the DS 4 a bit of crossover appeal, introducing this new version the Crossback. As with the standard car, the Crossback is also part hatchback and part-coupe, but […]

Major makeover for the upcoming DS4

Major makeover for the upcoming DS4   PSA Peugeot Citroen’s DS brand has given the DS4 a major make over. The model gains a freshly styled nose, new headlights with xenon and LED technology, a freshened engine line up and more paint and trim options. In addition, DS has created two models out of one. In place of the original single variant, there’s now a choice of two distinct versions: the standard issue five door hatchback, which has a normal […]

DS 5 BlueHDi 150

DS 5 Blue HDi 150   If you’re bored with the ubiquity of premium German cars and have a genuine taste for being different, the facelifted DS 5 may very well appeal to you. No longer a Citroën badged model but one from the now stand alone DS brand, the DS 5 is a kind of cross between a premium hatchback, coupé and SUV and it’s a genuine original. The most obvious changes are to the styling of the car’s […]

DS to expand its vehicle lineup

DS to expand  its vehicle lineup   PSA Peugeot Citroën’s ‘premium’ DS brand will chiefly focus on SUVs and saloons in the future, according to global sales and marketing boss Arnaud Ribault. DS will have an all-new six-model line-up by 2020, including models that will be specific to China. Speaking at the recent ‘DS Week’ exhibition, celebrating 60 years since the launch of the original DS model in 1955, Ribault told: “In the B, C and D-segments, the DS brand […]

DS 3 PureTech Auto

DS 3 PureTech Auto     Aournd 13 and 18 per cent of MINI and Audi A1 sales respectively are now automatics. So, it’s clear that style conscious urban drivers are placing ease of driving right at the top of their wish lists. And that trend looks set to continue. DS, Citroen’s recently separated upmarket sub brand, is some way behind, though. Its slow and jerky four speed auto accounts for 4.5 per cent of DS 3 sales, with most buyers […]

Next gen DS 3 Racing to go Hybrid

Next gen DS 3 Racing to go Hybrid   THE DS BRAND will not be drawn into a horsepower race with its premium brand rivals. Outputs will be limited to around 300bhp, and then only when they are supplemented by hybrid systems, according to DS brand boss Yves Bonnefont. A limit of 300bhp makes sense if they want to represent a balance of dynamics and comfort. Beyond that is a different universe, and that is not where they would want […]

DS lines up SUV targeting Sales Growth

DS lines up SUV targeting Sales Growth THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT DS brand is set to launch two SUVs as it bids to become a global company in the next five years. The DS6 SUV is currently available only in China and other Asian markets. It is likely to be used to boost sales in emerging markets before being replaced by an all-new vehicle. The Citroën sub-brand plans to expand from three model lines to six by 2020, and SUVs will […]