In 2018-2019 , the model range in the French automaker 2018-2019 Citroen cars appeared line with the index DS.
In these machines a higher price tag, but it’s worth it, because they are more luxurious and boast a more solid equipment.
The flagship of this line is the 2018-2019 Citroen DS5, which initially offered only in the hatchback.
However, recently (in 2018-2019 year), the company he was called sedan DS 5LS, and now the French engineers started to develop its “charged” version of the DS 5LS R, which was the forerunner of the recently presented a conceptual model.
The new 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R is positioned as a sedan «D» class.
The length of the car reaches the mark of 470 centimeters, a width of 184 centimeters and a height of not more than 150 centimeters.
wheelbase length is 271 cm.
Outside the car has a “muscular” forms with broad wheel arches and relief sidewalls.
Body concept is painted in a dark red color, and the front door is decorated with vertical gray bar “under carbon”.
Long false radiator grille, which successfully continues to narrow headlamps received the chrome edging.
The car was equipped with new door sills and carbon fiber aerodynamic body.
In comparison with a standard sedan, ride height at the concept Cirtoen DS 5LS R decreased by 1.5 centimeters and installed alloy wheels 20 inches in diameter.
Wide rear part of the car are harmoniously emphasizes the elongated rear optics and located a small spoiler on the boot lid.
From beneath the rear bumper look out pipes of the exhaust system.
The concept of interior decoration 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R is dominated by Alcantara and leather in black.
Contrast creates bright red decorations and seams.
There in the cabin and the details of carbon fiber, and the pedals are decorated with plates of aluminum.
The large steering wheel with four spokes in the rim bottom is made flat.
On it there are some onboard systems control buttons.
The original dashboard had a red light.
Central place on the front panel covers a large touch screen of the new media industry.
Sedan 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R received sports front seats with pronounced lateral support.
French engineers have equipped the conceptual model of turbocharged gasoline unit with a displacement of 1.6 liters.
Its maximum capacity is about 300 horsepower, while torque peaks at a mark of 400 Newton-meters is achieved at the 1900 rpm.
On acceleration from zero to 100 km / h, the car takes about 6 seconds and its top speed reaches 250 kilometers per hour.
The power unit is equipped with a robotic 6-band box with the ability to switch gears using paddle.
In comparison with a conventional sedan, Concept 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R has a sharp steering, upgraded suspension and other shocks.
In addition, the machine is equipped with more powerful brakes with larger diameter discs.
It is known that among the available equipment for series sedan will air ionizer in the cabin, a rearview camera, a monitoring system “dead” zones and keyless access to the salon.
The conceptual version of the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R French automaker introduced in April 2014, during the international motor show in Beijing, and the production version of the sedan should appear in 2015 or 2016 year.
Note that the 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS R is the third “charged” concept in the DS line.
Hatchback DS4 Racing turbo engine with 260 horsepower was shown in 2012, the year, and the 205-horsepower concept convertible DS3 Cabrio Racing company introduced in 2013.
Recall that the sale of the standard sedan 2018-2019 Citroen DS 5LS launched in the spring of 2014..
The car is available with the 160- and 200-horsepower petrol turbo engines, and its starting price starts from 23 600 dollars for a basic package.
The most equipped version of the French sedan was estimated at $ 39 800.