Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Playing with the DS

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Playing with the DS

Article excerpt

Known as 'The Goddess',' Citroen's original DS saloon was for many, one of the most beautiful cars ever.

In more recent times, both those famous initials and the design commitment they embody live again in the DS brand.

This much improved DS4 model is the marque's mid-range offering, a premium five-door hatch targeting customers that'll be new to a French manufacturer of this sort.

It's now offered with more personalisation options and the alternative of a 'Crossback' model that aims to interest crossover customers.

While it looks like a three-door coupe, this is in fact a genuine fivedoor hatch.

The panoramic windscreen extends backwards into the roof and the dimensions and its styling give the car a compact and muscular look.

This latest version gets the smart DS front grille that originally debuted on the revised DS5 model with is 'DS Wings' signature and DS LED Vision headlamps.

Another key change is the availability of a 'Crossback' model variant, which gains a 30mm increase in ride height and strong styling features that include grey roof bars, emphasised wheelarch trims and a black rear spoiler. …

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