Citroen unveiled officially in the Shanghai Motor Show 2013 to the Wild Ruby Concept, a hybrid SUV that will be transformed into the top of the DS line. The Wild Ruby Concept is based on the DS5, and reaches production, would be transformed into the DSX. For now, the French carmaker confirmed no date for its release.
As well, after his presentation at the Asian auto-show, French automotive gave the first official data from the Wild Ruby Concept, a model that they say, “combines attractive design with a unique sensation behind the wheel”.
Going to the technical data, the Wild Ruby Concept is a hybrid vehicle that uses an engine 1.6 liter turbocharged engine of 225 horses alongside other power able to develop other 70 horses, located on the rear axle. The latter is able to propel the SUV itself to providing a range of 50 kilometers and can recharge its lithium-ion batteries through a conventional outlet. Continue reading →
The Citroen concept car Number 9 is the model that anticipates the future DS range of Citroen, which will consist of a C-segment sedan, an SUV and a premium sedan segment D. After the DS3, DS4 and DS5 and two years after the launch of this new range of luxury French manufacturer, introduces the concept car Citroen Number 9, which will be displayed at the Paris Motor Show and anticipates the design features that share the next three models in this series.
This concept car maximizes the characteristic features of the DS range and is presented as a new vision of a silhouette, melding the proportions of a coupe and a station wagon vehicle, so it fits in the segment known as ‘shooting brake’.
The Citroen concept car Number 9 advances the new DS image
Remarkably new frontal image, characterized by a grille with a relief accentuated by a three-dimensional treatment, which merges with LED headlights, daytime running lights which are placed at the ends. Another feature characteristic of this model is the floating roof, highlighted by chrome decor on a discrete watermark that appears with the plot DS and untarnished lateral surfaces, which blend into the rear window. Continue reading →
The Citroen DS3 Cabrio joins the DS range with a hood sliding power-operated canvas, adding more glamour and personality to the French model. It also features a new design of the rear lights and a new system of opening the tailgate. Be presented to the public at the Paris Motor Show and goes on sale in early 2013.
The newest member of the DS family is ready for its debut at the Paris Motor Show, the new Citroen DS3 Cabrio. In the two years since the DS3 on the market and has added nearly 180,000 orders, and with the arrival of this new body is expected to host the model is increased. The convertible top can offer three designs that combine different colors and reasons, Black, Blue Infini and Graphique DS.
Citroen roof has resorted to a “floating” bi-tone, a sliding tarpaulin hood customizable designs moves backward while retaining the door pillars, a solution similar to that used, for example, the Fiat 500C. The French brand has already used a similar solution in the Citroen C3 Pluriel, although at the studs themselves to be learned. Continue reading →
In order to offer a growing range greener Citroen adds the new engine that already equips the Peugeot 208, which is characterized by low consumption and emissions. In the case of the model of the lion, offers a consumption of 4.5 liters per 100 km and an emission level of 104 g/km. It accelerates from 0 to 100 in 12.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 175 km/h.
The need to reduce consumption and emissions of the engines has forced automakers to seek alternatives to meet those objectives. The solutions used were the development of hybrid-electric drive lamentations and the downsizing of engines without sacrificing power for this. In this sense, Citroen has introduced vehicles that are in line with these developments, but as hybrid models of the French brand still under development, smaller engines are beginning to swell the ranks of the mark. Continue reading →
The Citroen Concept Number 9 will attend the Beijing Motor Show 2012. Expected to be the next member of the DS family. The Gala brand seeks a foothold in the Chinese market with a new concept sedan that continues a line cutting edge. Therefore, this is made possible DS9 hybrid technology and the outside air futuristic wears.
The possible Citroen DS9 already has official photos. Actually the French brand has called Citroen Concept Number 9 but the letters DS trunk and 9 that appears in enrollment reveal the new French luxury saloon. The DS9 will be presented at the upcoming 2012 Beijing Motor Show from April 23. And with this familiar concept, Citroen hopes to dominate the segment E in the Asian country.
The future DS9 extends the range Citroen DS with a hybrid vehicle technology, and that on the outside line reveals that the French intend to keep their projects. After the DS3, the DS4 Citroen and one saloon, the Citroen DS5, the DS9 became the most extreme car in style is concerned, and as revealed in his body, is a blend between Metropolis Citroen and Peugeot HX1. Continue reading →
Confirmed! The new Citroen DS3 Cabriolet will be presented to the world in autumn this year. Finally, the rumor been confirmed. The first time you will see will be at the Paris Salon of 2012.
We have very good news! The new Citroen DS3 Cabriolet will be a reality. This is just confirming the French manufacturer. It happened during a celebration party at the factory in Poissy to commemorate two years of the luxury line DS Citroen. Before it began the event, managers told employees: “We are going to teach a very special car.”
Inside the room where they held the party was a huge cardboard box. Employees were divided into small groups and allowed them to see the big surprise was hidden inside. Yes, there was the new Cabriolet Citroen DS3. Of course, there is not one image of the car as cameras/phones were confiscated but those who have seen the car say that’s like a Fiat 500C with a canvas roof but with the traditional rear wing of the Citroen DS3. Without doubt, the design looks good. Continue reading →
Citroen Racing created the DS3 R3 for young starlets of rallying had the opportunity to continue learning and demonstrate their worth in a half-step low-road competitions. The brand has expressed its intention to extend the range of its offer by exploring the limits of the new category r4t, reserved for cars like the DS3 R3T, but with four-wheel drive. It will be the stepping stone to the WRC, with which the mark represent their interests in the World Rally Championship.
Highway had the opportunity to see firsthand the work that Citroen has made in developing this exciting rally car DS3 R3T. It was the day after the conclusion Rallye of the Var, a test booked to customers interested in running with this car next year and where we get “sneak”.
The car is prepared following the dictates of R3 rally class, which supports atmospheric and turbo cars. The difference is that while the former have 2 liter engine, the R3T mechanics have up to 1.6 liters and the limited admission by a flange of 29 mm in diameter. From a racing department as qualified and provided with means such as Citroen Racing would expect a degree of finish as we are in the DS3 R3T : simply impeccable. Continue reading →
DS5 available from 29,350 euro, those who walk in the Citroen DS5 in 2011 has fallen in love many of his ideas, can now breathe easy: Now you can have the middle class cars at a starting price of 29,350 euro orders, deliveries start in Germany since March 2012.
The new DS5 builds the Citroen DS line from the top. Special features of the latest family member of the French are unquestionably the outstanding design and technical refinements. Citroen DS5 Hybrid in the first place and the Hybrid4 technology use. Even the base model DS5 e-HDi 110 Airdream Chic comes with 82 kW with a total comfort and safety features: LED daytime running lights, automatic air conditioning, sound system with CD player and MP3 capability and alloy wheels are like the emergency and assistance system Citroen eTouch the standard scale.
Who the Citroen DS5 price will increase to at least 32,050 euro, gets in the So Chic version also a keyless entry and start system, a cockpit-roof and a Bluetooth headset. The deliverable from 37,680 euro DS5 Sport Chic waits with head-up display, steering-linked bi-xenon headlights on navigation system “e-My Way” and a convenient reversing camera. Continue reading →
Big Citroen concept car at the IAA. The Citroen Tubik heard at the IAA 2011 concept cars, which would be denied a way into the series, unfortunately. Too radical, avant-garde is the study – and it was just Citroen loved for a long time.
At the IAA, it will be not any visitor, but has the Citroen Tubik a special in terms of front designs a historical model: the fan only affectionately as the “TUB” of designated Citroen type H, with its corrugated metal skin was unmistakable. Of such raw materials, the Tubik has adopted which spoilt his rear passengers with seats from felt, the backrests and door panels of silk and a leather-floor. The side glass prevents the spy at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 inside, but at the same time allows views to the outside.
How many potential customers to take the Citroen Tubik at the IAA 2011?
The Citroen Tubik will inspire on the IAA for many guests wish to explore the exciting times interior detail. This is up to nine guests at the auto show possible at once, because so many people take the 480 cm long, 208 cm wide and 205 cm high by Citroen concept car at a time. On the passenger side, they can enter the study over a long short car door while the driver’s door has inclined to fold up. Continue reading →