The new crossover DS 7 Crossback – photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of the car new items 2018-2019 year of the premium DS brand from the French company Citroen. The world public premiere of the premium crossover DS 7 Crossback is scheduled for March 7, 2017 as part of the Geneva Motor Show . Sales of new items with traditional diesel (130 hp and 180 hp) and gasoline (130 hp, 180 hp, 225 hp) engines will start only in a year, in the spring of 2018, at a price from 30,000 to 58,000 euros. According to preliminary information, voiced by representatives of the Russian office of Citroen, the new flagship DS 7 Crossback.
In the spring of 2019, the top version of the DS 7 Crossback with a hybrid 300-horsepower engine (petrol 202 strong engine and a pair of 80 kW electric motors) will hit the market.
The new French DS 7 Crossback, being a modern, stylish, luxurious and highly technological crossover, will try to select buyers from the recognized leaders of the class of premium compact crossovers presented by the German trio – Audi Q5 , BMW X3 and Mercedes GLC . Immediately worth noting that in the asset of the new model of the company DS Automobiles a full set of fat pluses, allowing to compete on an equal footing with the German crossovers.
The body of the novelty is exquisite and aristocratic, with smooth lines and harmonious proportions. At the same time, the French premium SUV looks very sporty and dynamic, which is especially emphasized by the high window sill, compact side windows, huge cutouts of wheel arches and strong slope of the rear pillar, forming a coupe shaped silhouette of the crossover.
- The exterior dimensions of the body of DS 7 Crossback 2018-2019 are 4570 mm in length, 1890 mm in width, 1620 mm in height. The manufacturer does not disclose data on wheelbase and ride height, but it can be assumed that the distance between the axles is about 2800 mm, and the clearance is 185-190 mm.
- For the crossover a wide selection of alloy wheels from standard R17 to huge R20 for top versions is offered.
Returning to the design of the exterior of the novelty, I would like to highlight the chic design of the front end with a large falshadiatornoy grille in a rich apparel (stylish fine-grained grid decorated with the letters of the DS Automobiles logo), an original chrome frame with four beams that emphasize the headlights and a bumper with a wide slit of the bottom air intake and LED fog lights.
Head optics, by the way, super modern DS ACTIVE LED VISION with active LED modules of dipped and main beam. In the presence of LED daytime running lights in the form of streaming lines with beads, placed vertically on the outer edges of the front bumper.
The rear parking lights are also completely LED – DS 3D REAR LIGHTS with plafonds decorated with scales created by the unique laser engraving technology.
LED head optics and LED parking lights are offered as an option.
The crossover’s feed is completely original without any hint of a resemblance to modern crossover, and captivates with its powerful beauty.
The design of the cabin of the compact crossover premium class DS 7 Crossback is chic, fit the body of the novelty. The manufacturer claims five interior design options: Bastille, Rivoli, Faubourg, Opera and Performance Line. As materials for finishing Alcantara and Nappa leather, natural wood of various breeds and even crystal incrustation.
As a standard equipment, an analog instrument panel and a multimedia system with an 8-inch color touch screen. And for a surcharge, a pair of 12-inch color displays, one provides a virtual dashboard, and the second serves as a screen for an advanced multimedia complex with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, responsible for adjusting all equipment of the car (phone, music, navigation, climate control, ).
In the photo with images of the cabin – the richest configuration of the French crossover, flaunting not only the digital gadget and the huge screen of the multimedia system, but also completely tightened skin with visible interior details, highly comfortable first-row seats with electric drive, heating, ventilation and massage, heated rear seats And ventilation, as well as the electric adjustment of the angle of inclination of the separate backrest.
With modern electronics: DS Connected Pilot semi-automatic control system, DS Park Pilot parking assistant, DS NIGHT VISION night vision devices, DS DRIVER ATTENTION MONITORING system, driver monitoring system, FOCAL Electra Hi-Fi system with 14 speakers and lots of other equipment .
It is worth noting that the salon is able to accommodate 5 adults with a high level of comfort, and the luggage compartment at the standard position of the back of the back row will hold 682 liters of cargo volume.
Specifications DS 7 Crossback 2018-2019. The new crossover is built on the modular platform EMP 2 car concern PSA. Production of new items will be engaged in two plants, in Moluze (France) and in Shenzhen (China).
From the start of sales, a stylish French SUV is planned to be equipped with three petrol and a pair of diesel engines operating in tandem with 6 manual transmissions and the newest 8-speed automatic transmission EAT8.
Gasoline versions DS 7 Crossback:
- 1.6 PureTech (130 hp), 1.6 THP (180 hp) and 1.6 THP (225 hp).
Diesel version DS 7 Crossback:
- 1.6 BlueHDi (130 hp) and 2.0 BlueHDi (180 hp).
At the top is a hybrid version of the DS 7 Crossback, capable of recharging from the outlet for 2.5-4.5 hours and driving only on electric traction of about 60 km (three modes of motion – fully electric, hybrid and combined). As part of the 300-horsepower hybrid power plant, a 200-horsepower gasoline engine, two electric motors with an output of 80 kW each on the front and rear axles (when working together the motors give out 90 kW of power), an EAT8 automatic transmission and a lithium-ion battery with a capacity 13 kWh. The petrol engine and one electric motor rotate the front wheels, and the second electric motor mounted on the rear axle rotates the rear wheels, providing the crossover all-wheel drive 4WD.