CitroŽn has released first details of a striking new concept design that will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.
DS HIGH RIDER is the second concept associated with CitroŽn’s innovative and distinctively styled DS line.
denying the appeal of conventional coupťs, DS HIGH RIDER represents a
bold and radical vision of the future, combining compact dimensions
with generous internal volumes, dynamic performance, sophisticated
style and consummate quality.
Unlike traditional 4-seater coupťs, with their long, low design, the DS HIGH RIDER is compact and muscular.
character is expressed in its unique driving sensations, with a sleek
flowing windscreen that soars over the heads of front occupants -
hinting at a bright and spacious cabin environment.
The apparently continuous glazed area of the side windows connects the A-pillars to the gently sloping roof line of the rear.
firmly on stylish 19” alloy wheels and beautifully in proportion, DS
HIGH RIDER’s confident profile is characterised by its high
Its front end is purposeful with gaping air intakes, long incisive headlights and defined ridges along the bonnet.
HIGH RIDER is an expression of automotive luxury and elegance -
exemplified by its glossy golden paintwork and brushed chrome trim that
accentuate the car’s flowing lines.
The roof is covered with a coated textile material - a tactile feature of quality.
4.26m long, 1.82m wide & 1.48m high, DS HIGH RIDER combines a neat
and nimble chassis, for responsive handling, with intelligent design
architecture that provides occupants with a generous amount of internal
DS HIGH RIDER’s ability to rise above conventional design constraints is also reflected in its choice of power.
an enjoyable driving experience with dynamic on-road performance, DS
HIGH RIDER is respectful of the environment with an advanced ‘Full
Hybrid’ diesel drivetrain that combines a refined HDi DPFS* engine
under the bonnet with an electric motor located on the rear axle.
hybrid platform enables DS HIGH RIDER to combine the fuel efficiency
and power of an HDi diesel engine with the ecological benefits of a new
generation electric ZEV (Zero Emission Vehicle).
certain conditions, both engines combine to deliver additional power
with additional torque transmitted to the rear wheels.
* Diesel Particulate Filter System