Submarine high-end French automaker mounts to the next level with its own competitor Audi Q5. The luxury division of Citroen, DS Cars, will receive a boost needed next year with the arrival of the 2018 Citroen DS 7 SUV Crossback. Prepared for a premiere at the Geneva Motor Show early next month, this Will be the first foray into the French brand in the field of SUVs (outside China, offering DS regional 6), which should help to give a much stronger international base.
At the front there is a large grill with a reticulated mesh strongly accentuated by chrome strips on the sides and bottom. Lower chrome strip that runs almost the entire width of the dashboard on a small type of tray that creates the top base for lowering air dam and recessed corners that house the fog lights. The small bands of curved LEDs are embedded in the outer edges of the dashboard and serve as daytime running lights. Above, the headlamps have a unique shape with a flat outer edge. The hood itself is a bit stocky with high outer edges and smooth body lines in the center to accompany them. In this side profile, we see more of this French spirit and a brilliant design that is both pleasing to look at and aggressive enough to attract interest. A single line of strong rope extends from the front fenders to the outermost point of the tail light housing, discoloration between the front and rear doors. Below, a slightly concave area adds more character over the plastic liner is formed lateral skirt. Above the belt line, 2018 Citroen DS 7 is well-defined with black chrome ornaments surrounding the glass side and come at a sharp point to the rounded top. The low seat roof racks sit on the roof and end in chrome to match the tail lights casings, front trim and trim windows. In the back, it is more of the same on some kind of DS path. The hatch itself is bubbling something and has jagged edges. The rear projection supplemented by side panels facing the rear window of a look up and sides. Below, the taillights have a matrix of unique and interesting design and described in chrome.
If you need to be caught, you get that feeling and when you look inside the 2018 Citroen DS 7. As a premium brand, we expect a certain level of comfort and luxury DS and 2018 Citroen DS 7 definitely provides in this regard. The first thing you notice is the two-tone interior that combines two colors in perfect harmony. Most of the dashboard, door panels and center console are involved in the same thick leather that is well fitted to every seat and sewn with precision. Steering wheel black, flat bottom is in front of the driver and it seems that the seam of white contrast characteristic, at least in the central axis, anyway. The first two radios receive a series of thumb buttons that are used to control various digital dashboard and infotainment system features, while two rays at the bottom is adorned with a small band of chrome to add a little more contrast. This same chrome can be found around the angular clock, HVAC ventilation corners and the like protruding from the top of the board. “Most of the dashboard, door panels and center console are involved in the same thick leather that is well fitted to every seat and sewn with precision. 2018 Citroen DS 7 features two 12-inch screens used as a group of digital tools that has a unique design and the other used as a screen for the entertainment system and most other controls based on HVAC and other front seat functions. A number of buttons through bottom center of the screen, but that’s okay because the rest of the vehicle, including the doors, is virtually nil physical switches. The shift is located in the center console behind a door that opens to reveal a small storage area, while the pattern surrounding the cup holder extends along the edges of the center console to the card. Models that fail to get a good dose of leather or Alcantara attached to the various components of the fit are wrapped in leather if not wood. DS has not yet released the images of the rear seats and rear loading areas, but is likely to passengers of the rear seats have their own control of the HVAC system. I think the files are able to sleep well. Having said all this, it is a nice interior, to say the least, and the right couple to take on the rest of the high-end models in this niche. Not bad, DS; not bad.
This means 2018 Citroen DS 7 four-cylinder turbocharged petrol and diesel engines, driving at the front through a six-speed automatic transmission wheels and a hybrid plug-in according to the rumor that is able to move up 50 km in VE mode pure electric vehicle.
The price for the 2018 Citroen DS 7 has not yet been released, and will not be before the launch approach. Given that it will fight models like the BMW X1 and Lexus NX, however, it gives us a rough idea. The price will probably start somewhere between £ 27,000 and £ 30,000 and could reach up to £ 40,000 for the range topping model.