Citroen releases official teaser image of the new model from a premium DS line – DS5. The public car will be presented at the Motor Show in Shanghai, which opens to the press on April 19, however, the first presentation of the new items will be closed in China a day earlier. This event will be broadcast live on the official website of Citroen in the social networking site Facebook.
Official information of the Citroen DS5 unavailable. It is expected that at the Shanghai Motor Show is a prototype, and production version of this car will debut in the autumn at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Concept car, built on the base model C5, gets a hybrid power plant, similar to that used on the Peugeot 3008 crossover Hybrid4. It comprises a two-liter diesel engine with 163 horsepower, 37-hp electric motor, a set of batteries and six “robot”.
Serial Citroen DS5, according to preliminary data, will be offered with 1.6-liter gasoline turbo engine capacity of 156 and 200 horsepower, as well as three diesel engines: 140 – and 163-horsepower two-liter versions of the unit and with 204-horsepower 2.2-liter motor. It is also possible that the hybrid propulsion system will be available for commercial versions of the model.
It is expected that the European market prices DS5 will start from 28,000 euros.
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