document : Ds4 Racing Concept: a Hot-blooded Concept Car


Ds4 Racing Concept: a Hot-blooded Concept Car
information supplied by: Citroen 24 February 2012

 
Citroën has sold more than 180,000 DS line models worldwide since launch. The adventure continues at the Geneva Motor Show with the reveal of the DS4 Racing Concept. As with the DS3 Racing, the engineers at Citroën Racing and the styling team have firmly stamped the DS4 with the image of the Brand’s racing department.
 
Making its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the DS4 Racing Concept features “100% Racing” attributes.
The chassis is 35 mm lower than the regular model and track is 55 mm wider at the front and 75 mm wider at the back. The concept car also sports an air diffuser, a front bumper panel, a lower-body belt line and wing extensions.
 
Citroën Racing has tweaked the 1.6-litre turbo engine to develop 256 bhp, or 160 bhp per litre – a record for a series-production car. This spectacular performance comes hand in hand with controlled CO2 emissions of 155 g/km.
 
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