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PSA Peugeot Citroen publishes first 'real world' fuel consumption figures

PSA Peugeot Citroen has published what it claims are real-world fuel consumption figures for three of its most popular models, following an announcement late last year that it would commit to greater transparency with buyers...

2017 DS3 revealed: Australia to get new 1.2 turbo engine this year

The 2017 DS 3 has been unveiled today, debuting as the latest refreshed offering in the offshoot luxury brand of French carmaker Citroen. Evolving from its previous incarnation as the ‘Citroen DS3’, the 2017 DS 3’s standout styling change is a big and flashy new grille design up...

Citroen’s luxury brand DS to open 160 independent stores by 2020, Australia included

French luxury brand DS is aiming to have 160 independent stores opened worldwide by 2020, as it seeks to expand its foothold in the premium luxury segment. Speaking exclusively to CarAdvice at the Frankfurt motorshow today, DS CEO Yves Bonnefont confirmed the organisation's plan for an international roll out...

Citroen DS3 gains new six-speed automatic transmission

The recently updated 2015 Citroen DS3 is now available with a new six-speed automatic transmission. The new Citroen EAT6 automatic gearbox is only available with the brand's PureTech110 three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, which produces 81kW of power and 205Nm of torque. The DS3 hatchback is said to use 4...

2015 Citroen DS3 pricing and specifications

The 2015 Citroen DS3 has gone on sale sporting an updated, more powerful, more efficient engine, more safety features and a refined range that packs higher level of standard specification but at an increased cost. The updated new-look Citroen DS3 gets the new-generation Euro-6 compliant turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol engine, now with 121kW of power and 240Nm of torque...

2015 Citroen DS3 range gets autonomous brakes

The updated and restyled 2015 Citroen DS3 will come with a range of updated safety technology including low-speed autonomous brakes when it launches in the middle of April. The 120kW French premium warm hatch and cabriolet range, an oft-overlooked player in the market, will become the first car from the PSA (Peugeot/Citroen) Group to offer Active City Brake technology...

Citroen DS3 facelift revealed - new headlights, engines and technology

The Citroen DS3 has been updated with a new look and the addition of more efficient petrol and diesel engines. The updated DS3 hatch and DS3 Cabriolet have adopted a "hypnotic gaze" with new headlights featuring three LEDs and xenon lamps, as well as LED daytime running lights and sequential turn indicators...

Citroen DS line set to become a standalone luxury brand

The Citroen DS range may soon be a brand in its own right, with the French car maker suggesting it plans to take on the likes of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. PSA Peugeot-Citroen's newly appointed CEO Carlos Tavares is set to unveil the debt-laden company's turnaround plans with the "Back in the Race" strategy, which includes a plan to turn the style-focused DS model range in to its own entity rather than a spin-off of the regular Citroen line-up...

Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing: production specifications revealed

Specifications for the production version of the Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing have been announced, largely mirroring its concept variant seen earlier this year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Sharing the concept car’s matte grey ‘textured’ paintwork – designed to feel like shark skin – the Citroen DS3 Cabrio-based Racing also gains Carmin red accents on its carbonfibre front splitter, doors and brake calipers...

Citroen DS3 Racing back on the table for Australia

The Citroen DS3 Racing is back on the table for Australia. Ruled out by the French brand's previous importer due to Australian Design Rule (ADR) compliance complications, the 154kW pocket rocket is once again being considered by Citroen under its new Australian distributor Sime Darby...

Citroen DS3 Cabrio: pricing and specifications

The Citroen DS3 Cabrio is now on sale in Australia, adding a drop-top option to the French brand's premium city car line-up. The DS3 Cabrio is priced $3250 above the three-door DS3 hatch on which it's based, and is available in two trim levels that are almost identically equipped to their equivalent hardtops...