Petrol Engine Availability: VTi 82
Petrol Engine Availability: VTi 120
Diesel Engine Availability: e-HDi 90 Airdream
DS 3 CABRIO CHIC +
Petrol Engine Available: THP 155
DS 3 CABRIO SO CHIC+
Floating roof and shark’s fin are among the characteristic design features extolling the inimitable personality of this emblematic city convertible. New DS 3 Cabrio boasts the DS Wings front end, sporting DS LED Vision technology.
New DS 3 Cabrio draws inspiration from the world of fashion, in body colour, choice of four roof colours, alloy wheels and distinguished interior linings and décors.
Craftsman-like refinement and attention to detail show through in the watchstrap-stitched Napa leather, side window markings, leather dashboard trim, and laser-engraved wing mirror shells and décors.
“Intuitive convertible roof operable at speeds up to 120 km/h:
– large, supple electrically controlled sliding roof folding away behind the rear-seat passengers in just 16 seconds”
Benchmark in acoustic comfort, with quality textile (for soundproofing better than on rival models) and aerodynamic deflector.
Five full-size seats, the largest boot in this category (285 l), and optimum comfort/response balance, in town and on the open road. New DS 3 Cabrio’s optimized body structure means it is comparable in weight (just 25 kg heavier) and body stiffness to the hatchback. Design intelligence is unsurpassed: Five seats, benchmark boot volume (245 l) optimizable in asymmetric rear-seat fold-down configuration, and ingenious boot access (opening height 275 mm and unobtrusive mechanism.
Efficient new petrol engines: PureTech 110 S&S (manual and automatic), PureTech 130 S&S manual, and Performance (THP 208 bhp). Record low emissions (from 79 g/km of CO2) from BlueHDi diesel technology. And new Drive Efficiency versions.
Advanced technologies for daytime and nighttime driving: – DS LED Vision technology, for exceptional lighting quality – Active City Brake – Reversing camera and new front parking assistance sensors – Hill-start assist
Advanced connectivity with 7” touchscreen, for the ultimate in motoring convenience: DS Connect Box, DS Connect Packs, Mirror Screen (now compatible with Apple CarPlay™) and MyDS.
The powerful, refined, 208 bhp DS 3 Performance offers incomparable driving sensations and perfectionist design, epitomizing true DS genetics.
The turbocharged three-cylinder PureTech 110 engine, with its high torque at low revs, is ideally coupled through the EAT6 six-speed automatic transmission, for a fabulously smooth and brisk driving experience
The five-speed manual :
The smooth, responsive five-speed manual gearbox is available with the baseline engines in the New DS 3.
The six-speed manual :
Smooth and responsive, with the sixth gear affording fuel savings and improved acoustics. This gearbox is available with the THP 155 and 165 S&S petrol engines and the e-HDi 115 and BlueHDi 120 S&S diesel engines.
The five-speed automated manual transmission: Available with the PureTech 82 petrol engine. With this transmission, the driver can opt between automatic or sequential modes (from paddle or gearstick).
New DS3 Cabrio exudes an inimitable sense of sophisticated Parisian refinement, coupled with superlative technology and high performance. Its highly expressive character enables motorists to express their personalities to the full, as well as enjoying extraordinary driving sensations.
New DS 3 Cabrio is an effervescent little city convertible extolling French art de vivre in the city streets and on the open road:
Attention to detail: chrome door handles, side trims and wing mirror stems. Full choice of alloy wheel sizes and colours (16 alloy wheels from 16” to 18”, in two-tone with diamond finish, for the ultimate in refinement)
Further emphasizing the fashionable Parisian personality of New DS 3 Cabrio, the Irrésistible Paris décor comes with side window markings and laser engraving on the dashboard trim. The wing mirrors, in the same colour as the roof, with chrome finish or laser engraving, add a touch of refinement to the distinctive, expressive outline.
DS 3 Cabrio owes much of its success to a captivating personality, an inimitable and instantly recognizable style. The DS design teams therefore kept the car’s unique signature features of floating roof, two-tone body/roof and shark’s fin body line. New DS 3 Cabrio brings in a the new DS front identity (DS Wings), sculpted like a work of art, with verticalized hexagonal grille proudly bearing the DS badge. The main new design feature is the double DS Wings front end, which enhances the car’s connotations of French luxury.
DS LED Vision technology:
Style and modernity:
The 3D-effect LED rear lights on New DS 3 Cabrio bring further illustration of French elegance and attention to detail. The lamp unit comprises a rectangular lightguide with 30 LEDs plus a set of mirrors and semi-reflective panes forming infinite reflections of the lightguide image. This high-tech, high-performance light signature sets a new standard in lighting technology, with its (rectangular 3D module of 30 LEDs topped by an upper blade of 24 LEDs in each lamp). Another little detail: the DS logo is embedded jewel-like, in the rear lamps.
French design flair is also seen in the leather upholstery (textured or Napa with watchstrap stitch), the dashboard with leather trim or exclusive laser engraving, the leather-covered panel hood, the smooth leather-covered steering wheel, the exclusive chrome trims, etc.
Along with a broad choice, New DS 3 Cabrio also offers a panoply of exclusive features:
Benchmark acoustic comfort:
DS 3 Cabrio offers a exclusive, intuitive convertible roof operable at speeds up to 120 km/h. The large, supple, electrically controlled sliding roof retracts to any degree, and folds up behind the rear-seat passengers in just 16 seconds.
New DS 3 Cabrio stands out for convenience and practicality:
New DS 3 Cabrio offers satnav from a high-resolution 7” colour touchscreen
* in some countries.
The Active City Brake system avoids low-speed collisions using a short-range laser sensor located above the windscreen At speeds up to 30 km/h this operates the brake system controller to avoid collision, or reduce the impact of collision.
New DS 3 Cabrio has extensive safety and comfort features:
The interior fragrance function releases a subtle, pleasant perfume, at adjustable intensity, throughout the passenger compartment.
Brisk, agile, responsive roadholding affords a sensational ride on board New DS 3. Sensational driving pleasure entails no penalty on comfort: the comfort/roadholding balance is the best there is.
The new EAT6 automatic transmission (Efficient Automatic Transmission 6) is the ideal engine-transmission combination for smooth yet dynamic driving response.
“New DS 3 Cabrio is available with a choice of new PureTech three-cylinder engines (International Engine of the Year 2015):
The powerful, ecological BlueHDi diesel engines (75, 100 and 120) available for New DS 3 Cabrio stand at the forefront of technology. They include an SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) module upstream of the additive-based particulate filter to cut out NOx (90%) as well as reducing CO2 emissions. The BlueHDi 100 S&S, for example, achieves fuel consumption from 3 l/100 km and CO2 emissions from 79 g/km.
DS 3 Cabrio Performance is distinguished and dynamic, with an energetic disposition immediately apparent in the distinctive dual tailpipe, wide wings, 18” ‘diamond’ alloy wheels, gloss black front brake callipers, and specific DS Performance décor.
The figures speak for themselves: power 208 bhp, torque 300 Nm, CO2 emissions 125 g/km. The results testify to the steadfast work of the DS Performance design teams, who opted for a 1.6 THP S&S engine to power this spectacular car. Coupled through specially-staged six-speed gearbox (MCM) and Torsen® limited-slip differential it is powerful, civilized and economical, giving exceptional drive and trajectory-holding. Suspensions and power unit were specially tuned to deliver intense driving sensations backed by a reassuring sense of unwavering control.
Customization capability extends to a choice of two trim levels: