DS automobiles began its journey as an independent brand as recently as 2015. Since then it managed to distance itself from the quirky looking designs of the parent Citroen brand, as well as make a statement as an up and coming manufacturer of electrified vehicles. In this episode of #Automotive TerritoryDailyNews we are taking a quick look at the refreshed 2020 lineup of the brand, as well as exploring the innovative new models that the French luxury segment has to offer.
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The Chinese presentation of the new DS flagship sedan took place in the middle of 2019, but another half a year had to pass for the European version to hit the market. The DS9 is based on the Peugeot 508L, but features new shoulder and roof lines that give it a fastback profile.
#2 2020 DS3 Crossback E-Tense
2020 DS3 Crossback E-Tense subcompact crossover is getting rid of an ICE engine entirely, replacing in with a new PSA developed electric drivetrain.
#3 DS Aero Sport Lounge
Scheduled to make an official premiere at the 2020 Geneva Autoshow, the Aero Sport Lounge is a new all-electric concept from DS, designed to optimize aerodynamic efficiency and debut the company’s latest technological advancements.
#4 2020 DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4
2020 DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4 is a new PHEV version of the company’s compact crossover-SUV, that debuted in Europe in 2017. It has 4 driving modes, including an all-electric one offering 58 km of range.
#5 DS Formula-E
The current championship is contested by 12 teams with two drivers each, and surprise surprise, DS Automobiles TeCheetah team is actually the favorite on the track after taking the first Team Championship position in 2018-2019.