At the next Geneva Motor Show was released on new DS 5 , the model now detached commercially Citroen receives aesthetic improvements, equipment and updated range of engines with more efficient and friendly to the environment propellants. The new DS 5 will begin arriving at dealerships brand face to June this 2015.
Cosmetic changes in the restyling of the DS 5 obvious. The front is completely different adopting new bumpers and a generous hexagonal grille with DS logo in the center. There is no trace of Citroën. The headlights are redesigned and use technology erroneously called Full LED Xenon by PSA, which consists of short-range LED lights and xenon lights for long.
In side view the changes are limited to new designs of alloy wheels, while the rear only be differentiated by to remove the logo of Citroën tailgate. Inside there are remarkable changes beyond new central touchscreen makes 12 buttons disappear (formerly used for entertainment controls) in the center console.
The new multimedia computer offers more opportunities for connectivity with smartphones, including function MirrorLink and Connect Box, the latter a system that alerts emergency services in case of accident. Another element of equipment that is released in this new DS 5 is the blind spot warning that the already comprehensive list of standard features and optional model adds. Speaking of customization, the DS5 will offer the new color Blue Encre for bodywork and upholstery leather black and blue shown in the image above.
In terms of engines all have been updated to comply with Euro 6 legislation The range will consist two options gasoline both taking as starting the 1.6 THP. The less potent shall be 165 horses with six-speed automatic transmission, while the more powerful delivery now 210 hp , with manual. Both feature for the first time in this model the Stop & amp; Start and increase their power in 10 horses.
On the diesel side, there will be three versions BlueHDi 120, 150 and 180 horses respectively. The first is a 1.6 with manual transmission, while turning the engine more powerful and more powerful 2.0 is associated with the six-speed automatic transmission. All have Stop & amp; Start and improve performance and fuel consumption compared with the engines they replace. It will remain in the range Hybrid hybrid variant 4 combined with 200 horses between the diesel engine and electric. Suspensions of all versions of the new DS 5 also have been revised to provide greater comfort and silent operation.
Source – Citroën
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New DS Article 5, restyling for the Geneva Motor Show was originally published in Current Motor.