DS3 2016, the premium small car earns identity

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He DS3 2016 becomes the last step taken by the brand 'premium'To' independence 'of Citroën, a series of both exterior and interior cosmetic changes to decouple finish both firms. This is an advance before arrival in 2018 second generation DS3, it does not seem that we can see at dealerships until well into the year 2019.

The official presentation of DS3 2016 will take place in the Geneva Motor Show this year, but we already have seen how it will look. Of course, there will be sports version.

First and most important, it is that the double chevron that was incorporated in late 2014 (at which point we started talking officially DS and not of Citroën), gives way to new grille hexagonal DS emblem. The contour of this piece has a chrome finish frame which runs along the bottom of the headlights and the top of the fog lamps, also with led technology. As has happened with his older brothers DS4 and DS5, DS3 wins the frontal known by the name 'DS Wings'(Alas DS in its Spanish translation), but it is the first of three in which we talk about double' Wings'.

attractions indicators of scrolling direction (Perform a motion effect from end to end) type LED remain a hallmark of this model.

He DS3 2016 It offers both saloon bodywork three doors as its cabrio option (Drop sunroof activatable at speeds up to 120 km / h). Its dimensions remain in los 395 cm long, 171 cm wide and 146 cm high, while the trunk provides a space of 285 liters (245 liters in the case of the convertible body).

True to his style, maintains a wide variety of Customization options both outside or the inside, as a bi-tone or different materials to choose for the upholstery carrier body. We can talk about a step above what they offer brands such as Fiat or Opel and something similar to what has Mini in their cars in this segment.

At inside the DS3 2016 We found improvements in the labor materials and details and inserts, while the technological aspect we have the infotainment system with a touch screen 7 inches, GPS Navigator functions and 'Mirror Screen'Linking functions Mirror Link and carplay. The latter allow you to connect mobile devices with Android and Apple operating system respectively. It also incorporates the rear parking camera.

From the mobile app 'MyDS' You can be accessed from a smartphone to information such as the fuel that remains in the car, the place where we parked or book reviews.

The DS3 engines 2016 They will remain virtually the same that we have seen so far. We found thrusters 1.2 three-cylinder gasoline PureTech in power levels 82, 110 hp and 130 hp (The latter of new addition) and the four-cylinder gasoline 1.6 THP 165 hp. Mechanics Diesel It is a four cylinder and 1.6 liters BlueHDI, to choose from 75, 100 and 120 hp power. They get adapted to the Euro 6 regulations.

The DS3 Racing will now be called DS3 Performance

He DS3 Performance While a special mention from the rest of the range it deserves. As with the Citroen DS3 Racing, this sports version uses a gasoline engine 1.6 THP 208 hp, a mechanism that provides maximum torque 30.61 mkg and coupled to manual six-speed transmission (MCM). It can be associated both normal body like the cabrio and have the much appreciated limited slip differential Torsen.

Among its special preparations we find a set-point of the brakes, a recessed frame height (15 mm) and a widening of the front and rear tracks.

The exterior and interior design will also play an important role in DS3 Performance, having rims 18 inches painted black diamond, as well as a type seats 'bucket' upholstered in leather and Alcantara, among other details cutting Racing.

For those who want to go further editing 'Performance' have the 'Carbon Pack'To the inside and a Special body kit.

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