Citroen DS5 Debuts on 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

By on Apr 25, 2011 in Asia, Automobile, Business, Events, Lifestyle, Travel, World Comments

The third Citroen DS, Citroen DS5 has been revealed at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show, several news sites reported on Monday.

Citroen DS5
Citroen DS5
Credit: Citroen

According to reports, the DS5 looks like an extended version of the DS3. It was said to be the first model to feature the Hybrid4 diesel hybrid technology, which involves an electric motor driving the rear wheels and a diesel engine driving the front wheels.

The diesel engine is reportedly to be a 161-hp 2.0 liter turbodiesel while the electric motor is a 27kW (36-hp) motor. The system can provide a maximum of 200 bhp when both are operating at the same time.

The show car is painted with a White Pearl color and has 20-inch wheels and tires.

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