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'''Citroën DS3. 2009 to date (prod. unknown). 3-door saloon. F/F, 1397, 1598 cm³ petrol, 1560 cm³ diesel (4 cyl. DOHC).''' Citroën revived the DS initials, saying it would launch a range of cars to recapture the spirit of the ''Déesse''. In reality, it was a marketing move, with the first entry, the DS3, the coupé version of the revised [[Citroën C3 (2009–)|C3]]. Designed to be a “non-retro” alternative to the [[Mini (R55, R56, R57)]] and the [[Fiat 500 (2007–)]], but more mature. More spacious, comfortable ride, and actually quite capable in the handling stakes.
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'''Citroën DS3. 2009 to date (prod. 200,000 approx. to start of 2013). 3-door saloon, 2-door cabriolet. F/F, 1397, 1598 cm³ petrol, 1560 cm³ diesel (4 cyl. DOHC).''' Citroën revived the DS initials, saying it would launch a range of cars to recapture the spirit of the ''Déesse''. In reality, it was a marketing move, with the first entry, the DS3, the coupé version of the revised [[Citroën C3 (2009–)|C3]]. Designed to be a “non-retro” alternative to the [[Mini (R55, R56, R57)]] and the [[Fiat 500 (2007–)]], but more mature. More spacious, comfortable ride, and actually quite capable in the handling stakes. Cabriolet with roll-back canvas top from 2013.
  
  
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==Off-site link==
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==Off-site links==
 
*[http://lucire.com/insider/20110116/citron-ups-the-fashion-stakes-with-ds3-by-orla-kiely/ ''Lucire'': ‘Citroën ups the fashion stakes with DS3 by Orla Kiely’]
 
*[http://lucire.com/insider/20110116/citron-ups-the-fashion-stakes-with-ds3-by-orla-kiely/ ''Lucire'': ‘Citroën ups the fashion stakes with DS3 by Orla Kiely’]
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*[http://lucire.com/insider/20130114/citroen-shows-one-off-ds3-cabrio-designed-by-luomo-vogue-for-milanos-menswear-fashion-week/ ''Lucire'': ‘Citroën shows one-off DS3 Cabrio designed by L’Uomo Vogue for Milano’s menswear fashion week’]

Revision as of 14:27, 25 January 2013

2011 Citroën DS3 by Orla Kiely.jpg

Citroën DS3. 2009 to date (prod. 200,000 approx. to start of 2013). 3-door saloon, 2-door cabriolet. F/F, 1397, 1598 cm³ petrol, 1560 cm³ diesel (4 cyl. DOHC). Citroën revived the DS initials, saying it would launch a range of cars to recapture the spirit of the Déesse. In reality, it was a marketing move, with the first entry, the DS3, the coupé version of the revised C3. Designed to be a “non-retro” alternative to the Mini (R55, R56, R57) and the Fiat 500 (2007–), but more mature. More spacious, comfortable ride, and actually quite capable in the handling stakes. Cabriolet with roll-back canvas top from 2013.


Manufacturing location: Poissy, Île-de-France, France

Marque: Citroën | Predecessors: Citroën C2, Citroën C3 (2002–9)


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