april 15, 2019 - DS

Shanghai Auto Show 2019: asian world premiere, DS electrified range DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE and DS 7 Crossback E-TENSE 4x4

For this new edition of Shanghai Auto show, which starts on Tuesday 16th March, #DS AUTOMOBILES shows its electrified range and confirm its worldwide electrification strategy. Thus, on a booth of 700 m2, where refinement and technology are clearly evident, 4 electrified models will be presented:

  • DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4x4 equipped with a high performance, hybrid petrol-electric powertrain;
  • the new SUV icon of High-Tech Style in its 100% electric version,  #DS3crossbacketense;
  • DS X E-TENSE, the Brand's full electric dream car, the vision of luxury on the 2035 horizon;
  • DS E-TENSE FE 19, 100% electric single-seater from the FIA Formula E championship, which shows the colours of #DS TECHEETAH, during the last races (for ex Sanya race in China).

Like its competition team engaged in Formula E, which is pushing back the limits of this technology round after round, electrification by #DS is being built all over the world and is  on track for 2019.  

“DS Automobiles is where luxury and advanced technology come together. In 2019, #DS is launching E-TENSE and we have two models which represent world premieres in their respective segments. We have chosen to completely electrify our range. From this year onwarDS, each of our models will be offered with an E-TENSE electric or plug-in hybrid version, #DS3crossbacketense and
DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4x4 are the 
realisation of our electrification strategy
with unparalleled style and comfort.”

Yves Bonnefont, CEO of #DS Automobiles

DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4x4: already available and soon on the road

DS 7 CROSSBACK range, which has been on sale since the beginning 2018, and is expanding with #DS7crossbacketense4x4 model. For the first time, a Premium C SUV has been able to offer customers a versatile product with many drive modes driven by three motors (one ICE Internal Combustion Engine and two electric motors).

[For more details, please read the press release]

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE:  new SUV Asian premiere, icon of style high-tech

The first 100% electric premium B-SUV on the market, #DS3crossbacketense offers electrifying performance in an elegant cocoon that is the #DS Automobiles signature. The electric drivetrain of #DS3crossbacketense is made up of a 100kW (136hp) electric motor with 260Nm of torque, linked to a 50kWh Lithium-ion battery and a system for recovering energy during deceleration and braking. The range is 430km according to the NEDC cycle (or 320km / 200 miles in WLTP cycle). And the performance revolutionises driving, with acceleration from 0 to 50km/h or 0 – 30mph in just 3.3 seconDS.

[For more details, please read the press release]

DS X E-TENSE: our dream for 2035

DS X E-TENSE is the #DS Automobiles’ vision of #automotive luxury in the Year 2035, a future that combines technology and poetry. #DS teams have designed this dream car by drawing their inspiration from the world of luxury of tomorrow, by imagining the technologies to develop, but also by emphasizing the beautiful and the human, the sensory and the exceptional. They dreamed of how customers would like to live and have fun aboard the #DS by 2035.

DS E-TENSE FE 19: the formula E designed by #DS PERFORMANCE

DS Automobiles is the only French FIA-approved manufacturer of the new generation of 100% electric single-seater racing cars for Formula E. #DS E-TENSE FE 19 is powered by #DS Performance’s 250kW (338 hp) electric powertrain and presents a new design with aerodynamic feature significantly revised. The technology developed has already proven its worth last season and more recently with the Sanya Race (China), where Jean-Eric Vergne won and the Roma race (Italie), where #DS TECHEETAH took the lead in the team championship.

Due to the knowledge acquired during races, #DS Automobiles is able to market an electrified range of cars as from 2019.