The DS 7 receives a profound update: more hybrids and now without the Crossback surname

DS wants to position itself as the most premium brand of the Stellantis Group. The firm was born independently in 2014, until then it was a division of Citroën, it has gained a good number of followers thanks to models such as the DS 7 who now renounces his Crossback surname. A very interesting SUV due to its quality-price ratio that is now being renewed to try to maintain that good commercial pace for the second half of its commercial cycle.

With its launch in 2018, the SUV had the honor of becoming the first 100% DS product. With a unique style, the DS 7 has gained a good number of fans in recent years. His restyling delves into his unique style, applying a forceful facelift that receives the new corporate image of the house, design that was released by the DS 4 last year. A very characteristic image that stands out for the modified grille and the LED strips that cascade down from the main headlights.

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Changes are also applied from behind, although these are less striking. The tailgate is modified, as are the optics. New light signature that provides a greater sense of elegance and refinement. All this is completed with new paintings, new sets of wheels up to 21 inches, and special packages for the Performance versions that offer a somewhat sportier touch in the DS 7. The last change is caused by the disappearance of the Crossback surname, replacing it with the DS Automobiles signature.

DS has managed to recover the essence of the best French finishes. Peugeot is no longer the best finished brand in France. The DS 7 is, together with the DS 9, the flagship of the house, therefore Inside, higher quality materials and more delicate adjustment and finishing processes are received.. All these characteristics are maintained with the renewal of the model, but in this case the technological endowment is increased with systems that complement what was already there.

Inside the new DS 7

Although the general presentation does not change, the DS 7 can show new upholstery tones and a greater personalization offer, such as the improved lighting system. One of the main novelties is the incorporation of the new DS Iris System multimedia system that is responsible for managing most of the car’s functions through a renewed touch screen of up to 12 inches. It also highlights the wide range of driving assistants and safety features, such as night vision.

In terms of technological offer, the DS 7 receives a package of renewed engines. Three plug-in hybrid versions They will be positioned as the most powerful models, collected under the name E-Tense. The three options show the same 14.2 kWh capacity battery that offers an electric range of up to 65 kilometers with a charging power of 7.4 kW. the three versions E-Tense offer 225, 300 and 360 horsepower with front-wheel drive (225 hp) and total schemes. The new DS 7 will be available at dealerships around the summer, although the reservation period will open in the coming weeks. The price is unknown at the moment.

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