Features - Citroën DS3 Racing: sleek and modern

Citroën DS3 Racing: sleek and modern

Features Published the 01/04/2010

The new Citroën DS, future rival to the Mini Cooper and Alfa Romeo Mito, is the new trendy city car by the French brand.

Citroën DS3 Racing

Decidedly Premium, this new Citroën is more elitist, with special attention given to perceived quality. The DS3 Racing is the sports version of the DS3, and is fitted with the 1.6L turbo engine jointly developed by PSA and BMW. The power of this engine that will also be fitted to the future Peugeot RCZ Coupé, has been enhanced to 200hp and the torque to 275 Nm. This DS3, in its sports version, will have a centre of gravity lower by 15mm, 30mm wider wheelbase, special steering and shock absorbers and will be fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tyres in 205/40 R18.

Available only in a limited series (1000), the DS3 Racing will be sold for € 26,000.