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Sexy DS4 gains 120kW auto

2012-03-20 07:51

Citroen has added an auto box and a tweaked 1.6 petrol engine to its current DS4 range in South Africa.

The DS4 has proved popular model for the French automaker with 180 000 sales record since its global launch; now the a DS4 160 THP Sport has a 120kW/240Nm, 1.6, four-cyclinder petrol engine and a new six-speed auto.

NO SLOWCOACH
 
The package is capable of 212km/h and rockets to 100km/h in 9.3 seconds; fuel consumption is not bad, either, at  7.7litres/100km with CO2 emissions at 178g/km.
 
DS-badged cars pay homage to the original DS19 which was unveiled in 1955.
 
The DS4 THP 160 Sport Auto is priced from R313 900 and comes with a three-year or 100 000km warranty.  A five-year or 100 000km warranty is an option.


Comments
  • Lauden Kirk - 2012-03-22 07:31

    Alfa Romeo rather more bang for your buck

  • naolifant - 2012-03-28 17:06

    when was the global launch that has yielded 180 000?

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