World premiere of the first electric crossover DS — DS3 Crossback — will be held in autumn motor show in Paris. Green Crossback version of the DS3 will compete with Hyundai Kona EV.
According to AutoExpress, the market will be offered as electric modification DS3 Crossback and a version with a conventional internal combustion engine. The basis of the electric cars will form a modular platform e-CMP is designed for small electric cars with a maximum range of up to 450 km, Such electric cars will be equipped with battery packs with a capacity of up to 50 kWh.
In the future, e-CMP will receive a “green” model companies Peugeot and Citroen. So in 2019 will be built on a “trolley” electric Peugeot 208 and Opel Corsa new generation.
It has been stated that each year the brand will release at least one hybrid model, and in accordance with the new strategy of development of the DS brand, after 2025, the model range of the company will consist of hybrids and electric cars. The “green” modification of the crossover Crossback DS3 will be another step towards that goal.