Here is the new DS3 Performance, sportier version of the French citycar, available in sedan and cabrio body and which completes the family of this small transalpine supermini. Characterized by a “look” insightful and charismatic (thanks also lights LED Vision), the DS3 performance also confirms the DS Wings front with hexagonal grille and chrome “wings”, distinctive element of the new generation of the french brand.
Aesthetically speaking, the other elements that characterize the “angry version” of the new DS3 is also a twin exhaust pipe, the lowered suspension, 18-inch diamond blacks (with brake calipers gloss black) alloy wheels, the wide track and the special logo. Inside we find leather, Alcantara and fabric bucket seats, instrument panel specifically for this version and a number of technological systems: here’s, therefore, rear view camera, parking assistance, the Active Brake City, the 7-inch Touch Pad and the Mirror Screen function.
Under the hood we find the 1.6 THP S&S, with 208 HP and 300 Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed gearbox with specific settings and a limited slip Torsen type differential. Excellent performance, with a step from 0 to 100 Km/h completed in 6.5 seconds and a maximum speed of 230 Km/h. As for the price, the DS3 Performance starts at 27,150 euros for the sedan version and 30,400 euros for the Cabriolet.
In addition to the DS3 Performance variant (available in standard setups and Black Special), the French manufacturer also proposes an even more exclusive version: here is so the DS3 Performance BRM Chronographes, produced in only 39 units in the world and the result of collaboration with the transalpine luxury watchmaker. This limited series is characterized by glossy black roof and mirrors, combined with Gold Matt bodywork and DS Wings gray hematite. Inside we find the end of the bridge in Gold Matt and “Carbon Kit” for center console, door handles and frames of the cockpit details. To all buyers of this car will be offered a numbered copy of the BRM V6 SA SQ 44 DS Performance 3 watch, with the limited edition tint customization: color of the hands as the body, DS monogram on the winding crown, strap with processing and stitching theme. The price of the DS3 Performance BRM Chronographes is 36,050 Euro.