2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS : the new French premium sedan

Many people still habitually called cars with DS logo company name 2018-2019 Citroen. Of course, it is 2018-2019 Citroen is the creator and owner of the new brand, but if initially these cars simply had DS console to the main 2018-2019 Citroen title, but now the automaker has made DS into a full, separate, and independent brand.

Content:

  1. Exterior
  2. dimensions
  3. Interior
  4. Equipment
  5. cost of
  6. Characteristics
  7. Video
  8. Conclusion

Because it is time to get used to another title. In addition, the French actively developing a new brand, releasing it under the name of the model one by one.

As you know, each automaker has its flagship. That is the main machine. In the case of the DS we are talking about a model called the DS5 – hatchback is having quite a controversial body type. Anyway, the manufacturer took it to the hatchback category, then so be it. After some time, namely in , there was a flagship sedan and got a new name – 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS. He was so attracted to potential buyers that the French have decided to proceed immediately, creating a charged version of the flagship sedan.

That is how we are getting to our today’s hero – 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R year. We have before us a European sedan class D, which fully complies with it by its dimensions and not only. It should be understood, it is a luxury car with a big price tag, and it is distinguished from the sedan is not only a technical stuffing, but also modified the exterior.

It is necessary to make a note of what is referred only to the conceptual version of the charged sedan. When exactly 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS will be launched into serial production – nobody informs. But even for a prototype of the car looks too ready for mass production, so do not talk, we can not about it.

Charming appearance DS 5LS 2016

The machine plays like a muscle, his “pumped” forms that allow easily understand that this is a sport, a loaded car with great potential.


Photo 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS front

The front of the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS is decorated with long false radiator grille, which is like an extension of the parent narrowed optics based on light-emitting diodes, can be clearly seen in the photo. Solid bumper with numerous jumpers, the original section of the daytime running lights and fog lamps as well as a sports body kit made of carbon fiber, and successfully complete without a nice front end concept.

The side of the sedan DS 5LS

Side 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS is impossible not to notice the wide wheel arches, hollow forms, vyshtampovki, and vertical stripes on the front doors, painted by imitation carbon fiber. Exclusive wheels clearly will appreciate the beautiful “shoe” for cars. Their diameter is 20 inches, and against the background of low suspension they look even more impressive.

New DS 5LS back

The rear of the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS is complemented by elegant optics, as well as a spoiler, which found a perfect location directly on the lid of the luggage compartment, can pay attention to the photo. Weighty rear bumper combined with the nozzles of the exhaust system, thus completing the image of the best news.

sedan Dimensions

As for the overall performance of the conceptual charged sedan 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS, they fall well within the standards of the European Class D:

Length 4700
Width 1840
Height 1500
Wheelbase 2710
Ground clearance 150 mm

Privlekateny and high-quality interior 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS

Inside, 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS is no less attractive than the outside. This fresh photos and videos you clearly tell and show.

Of course, because it is a premium car, but still the flagship of the line, then it is understandable why so many are involved in interior leather and Alcantara. The black interior on the background of bright red elements of the d├ęcor create an unusual impression leans more, of course, in a positive way.

In addition to the skin, the interior of 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS decorated elements, materials for the creation of which served as the carbon fiber and aluminum.

Salon 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS

The driving position 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS begins with the trimmed bottom chetyrehspitsevy vehicles, equipped with some buttons that allow control systems and equipment, without being distracted from the road, these elements are clearly visible in the photo. Behind the wheel is a modern and stylish instrument panel, equipped with illuminated red. That did not stop to provide excellent data readability.

Seats

The central console 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS has at its disposal a large touch screen multimedia display, forming a very sophisticated information and entertainment complex for the French car. Of course, nearby are some more control buttons for climate, heating, music, and other systems that are present in the car.

Driver’s seat

Components DS 5LS

As we know, it is impossible to talk about the available configuration, when discussing the conceptual version of the car.

Of course, it is allowed to make hypothetical list of equipment, but this is not much point. In addition, the manufacturer described several options that will definitely be present in the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R But that’s another question remains open – catechumen is a small list of options or basic equipment, which will enter into standard equipment.

Anyway, it looks like the official list as follows:

  • ionizer air in the cabin;
  • multimedia system with touch screen;
  • tracking system for the blind zones;
  • Rear View Camera;
  • system access to the salon.

Yes, this is clearly not enough. Obviously, in the camp of the company 2018-2019 Citroen speculate at this moment is not about what equipment to equip a novelty, but as if to make her way in a series of successful and popular.

Price

How about packaging and relative price of the car to say it is too early. For the first time the concept of 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R was introduced last year, and its slightly modified version appeared in .

The manufacturer says that he wants to begin mass production later this year, although it is not ruled out and exit the transfer of the first batches of the production version of the prototype already in 2016.

It is worth noting that the average sedan 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS went on sale last spring. It is offered with two engines with capacity of 200 and 160 horsepower. Both engines are equipped with a turbocharged petrol and.

Wheel disks

As for their cost, the basic version of the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS asking for 23,500 dollars, while most buyers complete with a variation of costs almost 40 thousand dollars. Some of the mark and is expected to start a price tag on a charged version of the sedan.

Specifications

While we are talking about a concept, which means even as standard specifications may be subject to change.

Although presented as part of a prototype machine capabilities is more than impressive and promising.

Thus, under the concept of the hood located turbocharged petrol engine of just 1.6 liters. But engineers have learned from it 300 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque.

There are even the dynamic characteristics of the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS. Acceleration from standstill to 100 kilometers per hour at 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R year takes 6 seconds flat and a top speed of 250 kilometers per hour. It is possible that it is simply a electronic limiter, or as it

called – collar. Because of the true potential of the car, we learn later, when there will be serial version.

Abrupt appearance

As for the transmission, then this function laid on the shoulders of dedicated six robotic gearbox supplemented with gearshift paddles. With their help, the driver can shift gears himself in manual mode.

If we compare with the source, that is, the standard sedan DS 5LS, his new version was charged dampers, improved steering, suspension changes. Moreover, the brakes have more powerful concept, the diameter of the brake more.

Video

Conclusion

Before us is the third charged conceptual attempt by the French automaker. Unfortunately, the previous two in the series production never went.

The first concept with high technical characteristics in the line of DS was the DS4 Racing, which had 260 horsepower. He showed in . A year later there was a loaded convertible DS3 Cabrio Racing, who could boast of having 205 horsepower under his hood.

But it looks like DS 5LS R is currently the most preferred among all charged prototypes. So do not be surprised if by the end of this year, the French will begin selling its premium sedan with solid performance and a very bright appearance.

While the DS 5LS R looks promising and promising. Hopefully, the French carmaker will not tolerate mistakes, and the premium segment of the DS will be able to really prove their worth on the international stage. At least I want to believe in it. Too cute they were developing. And already published in a series of DS enjoyed good demand as a relatively new brand.

Let this and 2018-2019 Citroen, but the company wants to eventually consumers no longer identified with the 2018-2019 Citroen DS, thus creating an interesting brand premium.