Bring on the big guns
The third model in the DS line-up moves the marque into the expensive seats.
Citroën sees the DS5 as a new take on the premium segment, combining a spacious interior with compact external dimensions.
The DS5 range consists of three engine variants – two turbocharged petrol engines developing 115 kW or 147 kW and a diesel developing 120 kW with 6-speed transmissions.
Technology highlights, modeldependent, range from intelligent traction control to a full colour headsup display and a reverse parking camera. Optional extras include a second-generation lane departure warning system and automatic
activation of high beam assist.
Prices include a 5-year/100 000 km service plan and start at R344 900.
Go to New on the block (July 2012 issue) to download wallpaper images of selected cars.