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Citroen DS3 to drop top at Paris: report

A convertible version of the Citroen DS3 city car is set to be unveiled at next month’s Paris motor show. UK publication Auto Express reports the drop-top Citroen DS3 will be at the Parisian auto fest, sporting a Fiat 500C-style roll-back fabric roof rather than a conventional folding roof...

Citroen C4 Seduction, DS3 DSport score extra features

Citroen Australia has added $3500 of extra features to the mid-spec Citroen C4 Seduction small hatch for no extra cost. For a limited time, the $24,990 petrol automatic and $27,990 e-HDi diesel EGS variants of the C4 Seduction will come standard with dual zone climate control, automatic headlights and wipers, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, reverse parking sensors and electric folding side mirrors...

Citroen C3, DS3 recalled in Australia

Citroen Australia has recalled the Citroen C3 and Citroen DS3 city cars to correct a defect with the vehicles’ anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability program (ESP) operation. The fault was discovered during accelerated lifetime endurance testing and affects less than one per cent of C3 and DS3 production around the world...

Citroen DS3 XL: 407kW hot-hatch heads to X Games

A white-hot 407kW/800Nm Citroen DS3 XL hatch will compete in the X Games Los Angeles 2012 from June 28 with eight-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb at the helm. The Citroen Racing and Red Bull driver will take on the best steerers from the Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) including Marcus Gronholm, Ken Block and Travis Pastrana on the last day of the X Games, just days after wrapping up this week's WRC New Zealand Rally...

Citroen DS3 Racing hot-hatch ruled out

The Citroen DS3 Racing, the fastest version of the French brand’s C3-based hot-hatch, has been ruled out of Australia owing to local vehicle regulations. Citroen’s Australian importer, Ateco Automotive, had been looking to import the sportiest version of its Mini-rivalling DS3, which launched here in the latter part of 2010...

BMW 5 Series, Citroen DS3 share 2011 Women's World Car of the Year

The BMW 5 Series and the Citroen DS3 have shared the 2011 Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) award. Fourteen female motoring journalists from around the world – including Australia’s Liz Swanton – could not split the 5 Series and the DS3 for the Supreme Winner title after marking them against 10 unique criteria...

Alfa Romeo MiTo vs Citroen DS3 vs MINI Cooper: sexy hatch comparison

Alfa Romeo MiTo vs Citroen DS3 vs MINI Cooper   Model Overview   Alfa Romeo MiTo QV – $34,990 Citroen DS3 DSport – $35,990 MINI Cooper S Hatch – $40,700 (Manufacturer's list prices, not including government or dealer charges.) Just 12 months ago, if you wanted to buy a sexy European hatch on a budget that also had a bit of extra punch, the answer was simple: get a MINI Cooper S...

Citroen DS3 Airflow convertible coming in 2013: report

Citroen is reportedly working on a convertible version of the Citroen DS3, in what would be a further individualisation of the bespoke French sub-brand. Numerous reports suggest the vehicle will be called the Citroen DS3 Airflow and will hit the market in the first half of 2013. The rendered images by Thoephilus Chin give an impression of what a drop-top DS3 would look like...

Citroen DS3 Racing limited production increased to 2000

Due to popular demand, Citroen Racing has decided to increase overall production from 1000 to 2000 for the special edition Citroen DS3 Racing. Despite this, the boss of Citroen Racing has admitted a total of 2000 units may not be enough...

2011 Citroen DS3 by Orla Kiely Collection

Citroen has teamed with world-renowned designer Orla Kiely to produce a range of four new special edition DS3 hatch designs. The ‘DS3 by Orla Kiely Collection’ showcases four different body and roof designs featuring Kiely’s trademark acorn and stem patterns, coloured door mirrors, rear window graphics, and a choice of black or white 17-inch alloys...

Video: 2011 Ford Fiesta RS and Citroen DS3 WRC cars caught testing

Citroen and Ford have recently been developing their new range of WRC rally cars. To conform within new regulations, both companies have adopted the 'good things come in small packages' philosophy and have downsized their cars as well as the regulatory engines. Ford previously ran the larger Ford Focus-based car in the World Rally Championship, and Citroen ran the larger Citroen C3 in the championship...