The DS9 is the first sedan developed by the French brand. It was launched in the market during the spring of 2020 and now it is your turn to grab it. Being in segment D with a line away from SUVs doesn’t make things easier for you at the sales level in these latitudes (it does in other markets like China). In our country this translates to barely 2 per cent of the cake shared with the DS3, DS4 and DS7.
DS9 launched a new multimedia system
The new DS 9 Dot changes on the redesigned instrument panel, which comes with the new multimedia system DS IRIS system. It includes a completely revamped interface that is fully configurable and customizable, convenient, fast and efficient, and features IRIS natural speech recognition technology.
The high-resolution 12″ (30.48 cm) touch screen displays a menu composed of widgets that allow direct access to all functions for controlling the 3D Connected Navigation system, air conditioning, digital sound sources and data from the trip.
Very easy to operate screen that provides a 360° view around the car through new high-resolution digital cameras and access to Mirror Screen, CarPlay and Android Auto functions via Wi-Fi or two USB C ports provides.
More Connectivity Features
The connected navigation system helps the driver by choosing the most appropriate route to reach the destination. Check traffic conditions and calculate the best routes in real time. The screen shows danger zones including the presence of speed checkpoints (depending on the country’s legislation) as well as the weather forecast, the location and prices of gas stations and recharging stations and the location of public car parks.
The DS IRIS system is linked to the MyDS mobile application, which allows the destination to be sent from the mobile to the DS9 screen, the temperature of the passenger compartment to schedule battery recharge or pre-conditioning and to check battery charge status or vehicle data. Receive active maintenance notifications or use the digital remote control to lock and unlock the doors, turn on the lights or sound the horn.
New opera finished
The range includes a new level of finish called Oprah, which is placed above the Rivoli+ variant. As a new top of the range, this variant includes a wealth of standard equipment and technology such as DS Active Scan suspension camera-controlled damping system, DS Drive Assist Level 2 semi-autonomous driving with Extended Safety Pack (Extended Safety). DS Driver Attention Monitoring Fatigue Detection System and DS Night Vision night vision system.
Other elements added to these functions are focused on comfort, such as the Focal Electra sound system, the DS Lounge Pack for rear seat occupants, which includes a premium leather center armrest, lounge headrests for the outboard seats, and an adjustable rear passenger seat. Courtesy button included. From the rear seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and heated, ventilated and massage function rear side seats, as well as a sunroof, electric gate, heated windshield and alarm.
Elegance is embodied in the use of Nappa leather on the seats with the DS logo stamped on the front headrests, dashboard and door panels in any chosen colour.
The interiors in Rubis Red and ART Basalt Black also include Art Leather finish which gives it an exotic look. The new DS 9 also gets new Alcantara headlining in Gallet Gray which fills the cabin with an intimate glow.
DS 9 Spirit of Travel, a la Moda
The new ESPRIT DE VOYAGE collection is available on DS 9, a continuation of the trend launched on DS 4. Like haute couture brands, and in line with the French art of travel, DS automobiles boast a unique refinement featuring leather interiors in pastel colours. Which gives it a touch of exclusivity.
The DS 9 is a plug-in hybrid in all versions and offers 250 hp and 360 hp options with four-wheel drive. The most powerful includes a 200 hp 4-cylinder engine, two electric motors, one with 110 hp (integrated into the front gearbox) and the other with 113 hp (connected to the rear axle) and an intelligent all-wheel drive system. , The 15.6 kWh battery uses advanced management technology that conserves energy as needed.
This version’s top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h and has the ability to reach 140 km/h using only electric power. In addition, it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds and takes 25.4 seconds to start, travel 1,000 meters and stop.
High power autonomy
It can travel exclusively electric up to 65 km in the urban WLTP cycle or 62 km in the mixed WLTP cycle. Fuel consumption is limited to 1.5 liters per 100 km with certified CO2 emissions of 35 g/km according to the WLTP cycle.
The DS 9 E-TENSE 250 is powered by a 200 PS 4-cylinder Puretec engine mated to an 80 kW (110 PS) electric motor. The 15.6 kWh battery can travel up to 85 km in the urban WLTP cycle or 75 km in the mixed WLTP cycle. The 7.4 kW on-board charger allows the battery to be recharged from 0 to 100% in 2 hours 23 minutes.
CO2 emissions are reduced to just 22 g/km with a consumption of 1 l/100 km approved as per WLTP mixed cycle.
The new DS goes on sale from 9th May 2023 across all DS Automobiles markets.