France and the SUV – that was a long time not a convincing combination. The umgelabelten Asia-models of the French car brands want loyal customers in your home country to convince, but with us, there was no reason to buy the tag after the French taste, if you could also get the Original.

DS3 at the Paris auto salon

But now, PSA (Peugeot Société Anonymous) Gas. In the coming month will be presented at the auto show in Paris, the DS3 cross back. DS is a spin-off from Citroën, and the precious brand of PSA. A 4,12 meters long Crossover that wants to win in the compact SUV Segment, customers – and from the Outside, he has the right stuff. In addition to the DS3 cross back, of course, with combustion engines as well as with a purely electric drive supplied.

“The cross back is the ideal embodiment of the second Generation of DS Automobiles: Innovative technology meets unique French sophistication,” says Yves Bonn, font, General Director of DS Automobiles, “with the DS3 cross back to DS Automobiles opens a new Chapter in its history, which is dedicated to electrification. Our new model, we will offer you with internal-combustion engines and as a purely electrically powered Version, with no compromise to the Design.”

E-Version of the DS3 until the end of 2019

this Compact SUV is the little brother of the DS7 cross back. More than 300 km range to enable the electric motor. The 136-horsepower electric motor delivers manageable 260 Nm of maximum torque. The maximum speed of the E-model is limited to clear 150 km/h. The E-Version until the end of 2019 in the market.

the Front of The DS3 cross back is dominated by a large honeycomb grill, from the above narrow LED-lights in the direction of the fender clamp and the soft molded hood pass. Features include the retractable door handles. They only come to the fore when they are needed. The four door handles extend automatically as soon as the driver is in the immediate vicinity. A nice idea, who knows, but the theme of “older French and electric gizmos,” will be skeptical as to whether this Gimmick can also convince in terms of durability and reliability of its owner.

Compact SUV: DS3 cross the back of a SUV to Look Fullscreen

The shark fin on the B-pillar belongs to the Design characteristics of the DS.

©DS manufacturer Top gasoline engine for the DS3

With the current Generation of Full-LED headlights with Matrix Beam technology. Here, the light beam adapts to any Situation automatically. The Top Version will be offered with the puretech petrol engine 155, and an eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, two other engines puretech 130 and the pure tech 100 come with the petrol models. Currently, these units are the benchmark in its class. The PureTech 130 petrol engine has been Recently for the fourth Time (!) in a row as the “Engine of the Year” award. In addition, there is the BlueHDi 130 for Diesel-nostalgic.

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