At a special event in Paris at the end of February 2017 the presentation of the flagship model of the French brand of premium DS – 7 crossover Crossback. Its world premiere will take place at the Geneva Motor Show.
Externally, the new DS 7 Crossback 2018 stands a complex design ancestor with large radiator grille with chrome surround, fashionable head optics and narrow vertical DRLs. Behind SUV flaunts lanterns with a pattern in the form of flakes and a diamond-shaped tailpipes of the exhaust system.
The car is impressive noticeably stronger. Firstly, DS 7 Crossback boasts high-quality finishing materials with the use of leather and wood and metal inserts. Secondly, the center console is placed a huge 12.0-inch color touch-screen display.
The role of the instrument panel in the car also plays a LCD screen, but at 7.0 inches. A model of the unusual steering wheel design, the original transmission selector and on the dashboard has a chrome insert with pattern “Clous de Paris”. The expensive versions on the center console are mechanical watch company BRM Chronographes.
The basis of the new DS 7 Crossback laid down EMP2 modular chassis with a multi-link rear suspension instead of semi-beam in the other models on this platform. Overall length of the crossover 4570, width – 1890, height – 1620, the boot capacity of 550 liters is declared, and when folded backside back sofa – 1 750 l.
For a car, you can book an adaptive suspension with electronically controlled shock absorbers, which are known to adapt to the profile of the roadway. We help them with this special camera, scanning the next five meters of the road in front of the machine.
The base engine for the DS 7 Crossback 2017-2018 is the 1.2-liter three-cylinder turbo engine with 130 hp PureTech Also included in the range of turbocharged gasoline “Quartet” THP 1.6-liter 180 and 225 forces new 130-horsepower diesel engine of DVR, but as a 2.0-liter BlueHDi 180 “horses”.
Drive for all only the front, gearbox – a six-speed mechanics and 8-speed machine, the latter is not available for the most modest petrol motor. And then there are the hybrid option – it only comes with a four-wheel drive, but only by the presence of an electric motor.
Hybrid DS 7 Crossback equipped with 8-band automatic transmission and by two electric engines with 80 kW each, and then plays the role of the internal combustion engine 1.8-liter THP turbo engine with 203 hp The overall installation output is 304 hp and 450 Nm of torque. The battery is 13 kWh located under the rear sofa, its full charge will last for 60 kilometers on electricity, and to recharge from household network will require 4.5 hours.
Among other interesting pieces model is worth noting adaptive head optics swivel function at 180 degrees, appear on a system of automatic parking Among the options, premium audio Focal with 14 speakers, adaptive cruise control (activated at speeds up to 180 km/h), infrared night vision cameras , camera tracking the status of the driver and a variety of electronic assistants.
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Production of the new DS 7 Crossback will establish enterprises in the French and Chinese Mulyuze Shenzhen, European SUV sales will begin in early 2018, the price has not been announced, but estimated in the base car will cost about 32 000 euros.
By the way, on top of the car will be offered in the luxurious La Premiere performance with special interior trim and maximum range of equipment.