Review: DS DS9 (2020)
Flagship saloon with plug-in hybrid power.
On sale late 2020.
DS DS9 (2020): At A Glance
Based on EMP2 architecture, the DS 9 will be offered with plug-in hybrid power combining a turbocharged petrol engine with an electric motor to produce a combined 225PS. Its 11.9kWh battery will mean it can travel between 25 and 31 miles under electric power alone.
Although UK specifications are yet to be announced, the global line-up will also include two more E-Tense power units – the first with 250PS, two-wheel drive plus increased range capability, and the second – a 360PS with an intelligent four-wheel drive transmission.
Thanks to its 2.9-metre wheelbase, the DS 9 will be just as spacious in the rear as the front, says the manufacturer. High quality materials are used including Alcantara roof lining, leather door handles and watchstrap seats.
Trick Active Scan Suspension uses a camera to monitor the road ahead, preparing the suspension and providing a smoother ride. Further technology includes DS Drive Assist, a level two semi-autonomous driving feature, as well as DS Park Pilot. It'll also be offered with Night Vision, as used on the DS 7.
UK specifications will be announced ahead of the DS 9 arriving in the UK late in 2020.