CITROEN DS 7 CROSSBACK 2018
Charismatic, dynamic, sensual – DS 7 CROSSBACK immediately reveals its original personality,where all these contrasting qualities coexist in a beautiful balanced design.
Class: SUV D3
Body type: crossover
Assembling: France | China
KPP 6 MKPP | 8 automatic transmission
Drive front | full
Variants: 5 engines | 1 power unit
Price from 30 000 € in Europe
INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DESIGN
The exterior ofthe novelty is very stylish and bold, which can shock even outstanding cardesigners and critics. Particularly adorns with its decor is the front part ofthe body, where the solid radiator grille, adorned with a luxurious fine-grainedmesh with a large DS emblem in the center, flaunts. Falshradiator is enclosedin a wide chrome frame, complemented by four diverging rays. From the rearperspective, special attention is paid to the DS 3D Rear Lights, which are areal work of art. With the help of laser engraving they have a structure in theform of scales, creating an amazing visual effect at any time of the day. Fromthe bottom there are a powerful diffuser and large trapezoidal exhaust pipes.
The interior ofDS 7 is a futuristic architecture of interior decoration. The customer canchoose from 5 types of design: Bastille, Rivoli, Opera, Faubourg andPerformance Line. On which version of the finish is applied to a particularcar, you will be told a special nameplate located on the front panel. But alldirections of registration are related by careful selection of colorcombinations, high quality of upholstery materials and unusual stitching. UsedAlcantara, Nappa leather, natural wood.
In the initial configuration, the novelty is equipped with an analog instrumentpanel and an 8-inch touch screen multimedia system. Equipment of the topversion provides for the installation of two 12-inch displays: one – for theplace of the instrument cluster, another – for the central console as a screenfor the multimedia complex. The latter can boast the presence of interfacesApple CarPlay and Android Auto, navigation functions, services DS Connect. Theoriginal gift to the buyer is the exclusive R180 watch from the B.R.MChronographs, which are on the top of the console and rotate 180 degrees whenthe engine starts.
OVERALL DIMENSIONS LXWXH|| WHEELED|
Premium crossover DS 7 Crossbackis based on the modular architecture “EMP2” of the PSA Group with thewide application of high-strength steels in the “skeleton” of thebody. The undercarriage of the car is presented by an independent system withMacPherson struts in the front and a multi-link configuration at the rear.Standard five-door “flaunts” conventional springs and electronicallycontrolled dampers, which are able to preventively change the rigidity due todata from cameras scanning the road in front of the car at a distance of fivemeters.
H * M|
KM / H
|130 / 5500||230 / 1750||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|180 / 3750||400 / 2000||N/A||N/A||207|
|1.6 THP||225 / 5500||300 / 1900||N/A||N/A||211|
|180 / 3750||400 / 2000||N/A||N/A||230|
|2.0 BlueHDi||180 / 3750||400 / 2000||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|1.6 + PHEV AT||hybrid||200 + PHEV ≈ 300||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
A number of engines for the DS 7Crossback are represented by three petrol engines, ranging from 130 hp. up to225 hp and two diesel engines, power from 130 hp. up to 180 hp
Available variants of transmissions – 6-speed manual transmission and a new8-band “automatic” EAT8. The mechanical box relies only on the”younger” 130-horsepower motors, the automatic can be combined withall the units, except for the petrol 1.6 PureTech 130 liters. from.
In addition to traditional engines, the novelty is available at the disposal ofa hybrid power plant, consisting of a gasoline unit of 200 hp. and two electricmotors of 80 kW each. Also included in the composition is a lithium-ion batterywith a capacity of 13 kWh, hidden under the rear seats. The total power of thehybrid is 303 hp. This modification of the crossover can move in three modes:electric, hybrid and combined. The recharging requires either 4.5 hours(standard), or 2.5 hours (fast mode).
The Citroen division, which bears the DS name, has expanded its line of cars with the flagship DS 7 Crossback crossover. In Switzerland, the SUV comes in a hybrid version with a power plant with a capacity of 303 hp. and an 8-speed automatic transmission. However, in the series this modification will be the last resort, at first the start will take versions with classic petrol engines of PureTech / THP series and diesel engines BlueHDi. In the European market, the new DS 7 Crossback will be launched in early 2018 with a base price tag of 30 thousand euros.
RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The world public premiere of thepremium crossover DS 7 Crossback took place on March 7, 2017 in the frameworkof the Geneva Motor Show. Sales of new items with traditional diesel (130 hpand 180 hp) and petrol (130 hp, 180 hp, 225 hp) engines will start only in ayear, in the spring of 2018, at a price from 30,000 to 58,000 euros.
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DS7 Crossback 2018 is compiled onthe EMP2 modular platform, ie its close relatives are crossover Peugeot 3008and 5008. Crossover DS reaches 4.6 m in length and 1.7 m in width. The designfeatures traits of the concept car of the Citroen DS Wild Rubys.