Visitors to Citroën’s show stand can also get up close and personal with a production-ready version of the eagerly anticipated DS3 Racing – a hot-blooded special edition with an impeccable sporting pedigree.
The Citroën Racing developed DS3 Racing features a tuned and turbo-charged 1.6-litre THP engine, produces 207hp and maximum torque of 275Nm, boasts a top speed of 146mph, a 0-62mph time of just 6.5 seconds and takes just 26.5 seconds to cover 1,000m from a standing start. Based on the top-of-the-range DSport model, DS3 Racing delivers optimised sporting characteristics with specific equipment from the world of motorsport.
Extremely rare in the world of racing, Survolt’s full-electric drivetrain combines dynamic, sporting performance with environmental consideration. Specially developed with compact dimensions and a light-weight frame (1.15 tonnes), Survolt features a tubular chassis, a flat underside with extractor and full carbon bodywork, all combining to make a genuine emissions-free, all-electric racing car.
Propelled by two electric motors with a combined power of 300bhp, Survolt is capable of exceptional performance with a top speed of 260kph (162mph) and a 0-100kph (0-62mph) time of under five seconds. The concept’s twin 140kg lithium-ion batteries each boast a 31kw capacity, which allows Survolt to cover 200km (124 miles).
MPH The Prestige & Performance Motor Show powered by Shell V-Power featuring Top Gear Live will take place at Earls Court, London from November 4-7th and the NEC in Birmingham between November 11-14th.