Well ahead of the official UK launch in Spring 2010, Citroen has released 100 examples of the dynamic and distinctive new DS3, which can be pre-ordered from today. The first 100 customers to order one of the strictly limited DS3 models will be the first to take delivery of this exciting new addition to the Citroen range early next year.
Announced at the same time as DS3’s world premiere at the Frankfurt Motorshow, customers eager to get behind the wheel of the über-chic Citroen supermini can reserve one of the available models.
Making up the 100 exclusive DS3’s are 20 pre-specified variants, with prices ranging from £12,985 to £18,745. Four engines are available: 1.4 VTi 95hp, 1.6 VTi 120hp, 1.6 THP 150hp and the ultra-efficient 1.6 HDi 90hp diesel. The three petrol units are from the family of Citroen power-plants co-developed with BMW.
Customers will benefit from an array of equipment, which has been carefully selected on these pre-specified models. For example, a customer can order a highly-specified DS3 1.6 THP 150hp with a 6-speed manual gearbox in Sport Yellow with a Black roof and door mirrors, chrome rubbing strips and 17″ black ‘diamond-tipped’ alloys, as well as, yellow sports seats, rear parking sensors, HiFi system and USB Box with Bluetooth for just £16,670.
Gary Savage, Managing Director of Citroen UK, commented, ‘This is a unique opportunity for 100 UK customers to be first on the road with the new DS3 early next year. The distinctive DS3 model embodies the very best of Citroen’s ‘Créative Technologie’ and will appeal to cool drivers who are looking for a car that communicates individual personality and a self-confident image. When DS3 goes on sale in 2010, the car will be one of the most stylish and sophisticated superminis on the road and these first 100 UK owners will be part of a very exclusive car club.’