The DS7 Crossback is just around the corner and it is for this reason that all the means of communication of the motor world have begun to to unveil its first data. This model, which will be the most imposing and the best ever produced to date for the brand gala, represents a before and an after in the signature and as such has cause very good impression when it is presented officially to the public.
we Know that it is less for see this long-awaited SUV, as they have advance multi-media will be called the DS7 Crossback. A model with which the firm premium of the PSA Group (Peugeot, Citroën and DS) aims to provide one turn of the thread to “get noticed” among the tough competition premium. However, what will be the future DS7 to the height of models like the Volvo XC60 or Range Rover Evoque?
The new model of the luxury brand of Citroën wants to to be a benchmark in its segment and for this DS will review up to the last detail. With this, seek to guarantee its hegemony, pretending to let you in on a step back to their more direct rivals, the new Peugeot 3008 and 5008.
To ensure their “essence”, the vehicle will begin to be built in the month of November in the factory in Mulhouse, France. In addition, as is logical, this new SUV, and use the brand new modular platform EMP2 (Efficient Modular Platform 2) that already incorporate the new models of PSA as the revamped Peugeot 5008.
inside, will be one of the vehicles more spacious within the compact SUVS, since their dimensions exceed the 4.50 m long. Thanks to them you will be able to rival with models like the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes GLA which in its interior four occupants of up to 1.85 m in height may travel comfortably.
Its range of engines will be composed three types of propulsion systems. On the one hand, the variants of gasoline incorporated the well-known 1.2 PureTech 130cv and the well-known 1.6 THP 165 and 210cv. diesel, it will mount the 2.0 BlueHDI in 150cv and 180cv, highlighting the incorporation of a modern 1.5 BlueHDI of 130cv. In addition (and probably later) there will be a hybrid version plug-in, with a drive system Hybrid4, which will incorporate a motor 1.6 THP along with an electric motor of 160Kw on the whole, achieved a power close to 300 hp.
Other innovations will be the incorporation of an automatic gearbox 8-speed called EAT8. Next to it is the system of intelligent traction control Grip Control, Advanced and controlled suspension AMVAR (different to the Advanced Comfort of Citroën). Its operation will be guided by a set of sensors and cameras that will analyze at all times the firm and shall transmit that information to adjust the degree of hardness of the suspension (remember the Magic Body Control mounted on the Mercedes S-Class).
in Addition to all this, we know that it will be presented officially at the Geneva motor show, 2017. After that, the next step of the firm will be bringing to Frankfurt several units of pre-series and in the face of 2018 will be when we see him in the streets of spain.