CITROËN DS5 ARRIVES IN EGYPT
Published Saturday, 11 August 2012 13:05 | Written by Amwal Al Ghad
CITROËN and Ezz Elarab Automotive Company, CITROËN’S sole agent in Egypt announced today the unveiling of the CITROËN DS5, available now in Egypt. The DS line is CITROËN’S new premium line developed to stand alongside its main range and builds on 90 years of CITROËN innovation. Symbolizing innovation, know how, styling and technology, the DS line illustrates a new way of thinking of the automotive future.
As the latest addition, the CITROËN DS5 is a bold development in the DS line and openly states its difference. This innovative and visionary new model fits perfectly with the brand’s Créative Technologie baseline and features even bolder choices in style, architecture, sensations and refinement. The car is a singular creation, full of surprises and appeals with its styling, design intelligence, technologies, road performance and spirit.
The CITROËN DS5 experience is about fully embracing the pleasure of driving an outstanding vehicle, transforming each trip into a unique journey.
Boasting an audacious body and inspired style, the DS5 is an aerodynamic sculpture, expressing the finest in CITROËN expertise. The front end instantly identifies the CITROËN DS5 as a member of the DS family with an oversized air intake, a wide chrome plated grill, and an incisive gaze underscored by the LED light signature. The body is cloaked in chrome finished details such as the side strips, and double tail pipe, while glossy black is used for the front, rear bumper strips and window weather strips. The look is complete with diamond effect alloy wheels whose design expresses movement.
The CITROËN DS5 expresses its singularity with a uniquely styled cabin, inspired by the world of aviation and fully delivering on the promise of the exterior styling. It goes beyond the traditional compromises between aesthetics and user features, marrying driving pleasure with shared well being. The cockpit roof is the most symbolic feature with a new interpretation of the sunroof adapted for the CITROËN DS5. Other highlights include a wraparound dashboard, vertical steering wheel with a broad wheel center and a wide central console.
Benefiting from CITROËN’S finest expertise in quality and refinement, the car features authentic materials including leather and aluminium touches, together with unique upholstery seats that embody the finest in French style luxury. Extraordinary, bewitching and attractive, the CITROËN DS5 appeals, naturally.
Offering a dynamic yet serene drive in all road conditions and combining superb handling with ride comfort, the DS5’s unique road feel gives drivers the feeling that the wheels are at their fingertips and invites passengers to take part in an amazing onboard experience.
Sleek and compact at 4.53 m long, 1.85 m wide and 1.51 m high, the DS5 handles with agility and responsiveness while still providing the ultimate in cabin comfort. Boasting generous trunk volumes of up to 468 liters, the DS5 also has five real seats, five doors, and saloon like rear accessibility and spaciousness.
Alongside the usual storage areas, including the glovebox and those in the door panels, the central console has a 13 liter double storage compartment under the armrest. The upper part of this compartment features Jack and USB sockets for connecting mobile devices unobtrusively.
Special attention was also paid to the onboard experience with special acoustic treatment for excellent insulation from exterior, road, and wind noise. Additionally, a high end entertainment system has been developed creating a rich sound experience for driver and passengers alike.
For ensured safety under any road conditions, the new CITROËN DS5 features the finest CITROËN technology and active safety equipment, including intelligent traction control, latest generation ABS, cockpit style interior, panoramic roof, 18 inch wheels, keyless comfort access and an electric parking brake. The DS5 ships with a 1.6 liter turbo charged engine delivering 163HP, offering a remarkable driving experience.
The DS line, currently comprising the DS3, DS4 and DS5 is produced in France. The CITROËN DS5 is now available in Egypt through Ezz Elarab Automotive Group, CITROËN’S sole agent in Egypt.