DS Automobiles completes its trilogy of products for Argentina with the arrival of the elegant DS 9, which is at the top of its local line-up that already has the DS 7 Crossback and DS 3 Crossback.
Measuring 4,93 meters long, 1,85m wide and 1,46m high, with large wheels measuring 690 millimeters in diameter, the DS is offered with a 1.6 PureTech gasoline engine associated with an EAT8 eight-speed automatic gearbox that achieves 215 CV of power at 5.500 rpm.
Based on a new version of the platform EMP2 (EMP2 V2.3), has a 2,90 meter wheelbase that greatly benefits rear-seat passengers. The lowering of the roof, which continues like a fastback, gives it all its character and refines its silhouette.
This three-body saloon adopts the style codes of DS Automobiles with a powerful and expressive front end, equipped with a grille conceived in a parametric design with a three-dimensional diamond effect framed by the emblematic DS Wings brand.
La light signature is characterized by technology DS Active LED Vision with 180 ° rotating modules. As a nod to the 1955 DS, the DS 9 sports the DS Cornets that sit at the ends of its black roof. Inspired by the legendary saloon, they have been updated to act as unprecedented side marker lights, highlighting the presence of the DS 9.
In the rear sector, the headlights stand out, chiseled with a very identifying scale effect that create a contrast to give a captivating three-dimensional effect.
As for the interior, the DS 9 that arrives in Argentina has the following materials: upholstered in different leathers, Nappa leather dashboard, multifunction full grain leather steering wheel, leather gear lever, aluminum details on panels and center console, aluminum and alcantara pedal board on roof and sun visor
With respect to the equipment, the multimedia system with integrated 12 ”screen, BRM rotary clock, dual-zone automatic climate control and automatic ignition, among others, stand out.
The model is distinguished by its level 2 semi-autonomous driving and a set of various assists such as DS DriveAssist, which can be used up to 180 km / h and controls speed and trajectory under the supervision of the driver.
El security pack includes ABS brakes with electric brake divider (REF) and emergency braking aid (AFU), stability control and traction control,
Active Safety Break (automatic brake), Auto Safety Break (post-collision), blind spot sensor (SAM), ISOFIX fixings in rear outboard seats, automatic central locking during taxiing and remote control, backup camera and under-inflation detector of tires.
The DS 9, which reaches the local market to compete with Audi A4, BMW Serie 3 y Mercedes-Benz C-Class, has a price that is at the height of its luxury, equipment and benefits: u $ s 87.000.