DS Automobiles has released a limited-run 2016 DS 4 Crossback onto the Australian market with just 25 vehicles available. Initially.

DS AUTOMOBILES, THE luxury arm of Citroen has released a limited-run 2016 DS 4 Crossback onto the market here with 25 vehicles for sale at a driveway price of just $46,990 with a impressive 6-year, unlimited kilometre warranty.

Powering the DS 4 Crossback is an all-new BlueHdi turbo-diesel drivetrain that makes 133kW and 400Nm of torque which is mated to a new Aisin six-speed automatic. That’s a power and torque hike of 13kW and 60Nm of torque compared with the old model. The new Euro6 motor uses half-a-litre less per 100km than the old Euro5 motor on the combined cycle.

DS 4 Crossback on sale in Australia

In addition to a raised ride height (an extra 30mm over the hatchback), the new DS 4 Crossback gets LED-headlights and daytime running lights, black wheel arch trims, a differentiated front end and rear spoiler also finished in black, grey roof bars, black door mirrors, door sills and carpet mats. 

It also runs a full-colour 7-inch touchscreen with satellite navigation, Apple Carplay, Mirror Link, DAB+ radio, dual-climate control, keyless entry and start, massaging front seats, leather seats and steering wheel along with steering wheel controls. Standard safety features include blind spot monitoring, rear camera with front and rear parking sonar, automatic lights and wipers, LED fog-lamps with cornering function, tyre pressure warning sensors and six airbags.

DS 4 Crossback on sale in Australia

General Manager of DS Australia, Kai Bruesewitz, said the limited run DS 4 sets a new beginning for premium French vehicles in Australia.

“As the DS marque evolves both locally and globally, Australian’s will begin to see a return to French design and luxury, and the DS 4 is a step towards an all-new line of vehicles that capture the best in French design, quality and innovation.” 

“The evolution of the DS marque in Australia will take some time and will be led by product, with the first all-new DS vehicle launching in the coming years,” said Bruesewitz. 

The DS 4 is available in a choice of six exterior colours including Blanc Nacre (White) and five metallic paints at $800. Metallic colours include Orange Tourmaline, Gris Artense (Grey), Blue Encre (Navy), Noir Perla Nera (Black) and Gris Platinum (Silver).


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