DS started testing a competitor’s “five” BMW

DS started testing a competitor’s “five” BMW


DS brand owned by Citroen, the start of road tests of the new flagship sedan that will be intended to compete with the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Spy photos of the prototype test car was published by Carscoops.

As previously reported, the novelty will receive the designation DS is 8 and will be a car with a body type “ultimately the newest”. According to preliminary data, the car will be built on the same platform with the long-wheelbase version of the Peugeot 508, which is sold exclusively in China.


While from its platform the “donor” DS 8 can be distinguished due to the special design of the front and rear of the body, as well as the characteristic trapezoidal grille. In addition, ultimately the newest will get led daytime running lights in the style of the crossover DS 3 Crossback.

As expected, the flagship DS model will debut in November at the motor show in Guangzhou, China, and the machine will begin shortly after the premiere. In China ultimately the newest will be equipped with a 200-horsepower hybrid system based on the 1.6-litre petrol turbo. To Europe the car will get there in 2020.

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