DS e-tense, DS 3 Performance BRM - Bologna Motor Show Live

06/12/2016 - 13:03 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

DS is showcasing the DS e-tense concept and DS 3 Performance BRM at the 2016 Bologna Motor Show in Italy.

DS e-tense concept

DS e-tense concept front three quarters at 2016 Bologna Motor Show

A year after the announcement of the brand, DS introduced the DS e-tense concept at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The DS e-tense is a two-door GT concept measuring 4.72 metres in length, 2.08 metres in width and 1.29 metres in height and powered by a pure electric powertrain which generates 402 hp and 516 Nm of torque.

The DS e-tense concept features a central chrome-plated spine, an exclusive metallic green ametrine body colour, LED Vision headlamps, LED tail lights and 640-watt, 9-speaker Focal Utopia sound system. Weighing 1.8 tons, the concept can reach from 0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and hit a top speed of 250 km/h, has a driving range of 360 km in urban cycle or 310 km in mixed cycle.

DS 3 Performance BRM

DS 3 Performance BRM front at 2016 Bologna Motor Show

The DS 3 Performance is the result of collaboration between DS and French luxury watchmaker BRM Chronographes. Introduced originally at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the DS 3 Performance BRM is limited to just 39 copies. It's powered by the 208 hp 1.6-litre THP S&S engine.

The limited edition DS 3 Performance features Gold Pearl matt bodywork and Brilliant Black-finished roof and door mirror housings on the outside and a Gold Pearl dashboard, carbon pack and a numbered aluminium plate on the inside. Each of the special edition model's customers will be given a numbered copy of the ‘BRM V6 44 SA SQ DS 3 PERFORMANCE’ watch having personalised details such as DS pattern on the winder, hands in the same colour as the bodywork and more.

DS e-tense concept at 2016 Bologna Motor Show - Image Gallery

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