The new generation of one of the first members of the luxury line Citroen DS will be released in 2018, representatives of the manufacturer. But if this model is now available in a hatchback, in its new generation will be the DS3 premium SUV. In addition, the new Citroen DS3 will be built on a modular platform EMP1, on the creation of which the French engineers working in collaboration with the Chinese concern Dongfeng.
According to preliminary data, the new Citroen DS3 receive polutoralitrovye powerplant returns 130 hp .. Alternatively viewed 1.2-liter turbo PureTech. According to the company, the average fuel consumption Citroen DS3 will decrease by 20% compared with the model of the current generation. At the same time the car itself will be 40 kg lighter.
The luxury sub-brand DS largely focused on the tastes of Chinese consumers. Not by chance the new generation DS3 developed with the participation of Chinese experts and the mass production of this model in the early stages will be carried out in China.
It is expected that the new generation of Citroen DS3 will be able to compete with popular models such as the Nissan Juke and MINI Countryman.