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Could DS be developing a rival to the BMW i8?

DS E-Tense Concept

DS, firm premium of the French group PSA (Peugeot and Citroen DS) lately it is surprising us more than we expected. The DS 7 Crossback, seems to be a success, and if the rumors that are heard by the gossip of the network are on the right track, very big things could be preparing in the French House. The French House already presented The Concept E-Tense a coupé electric than if had mounted a fat combustion engine, it could have been quite annoying to several premium brands.

Finally the DS E-Tense Concept was as a mere technological showcase. However, we could be much closer to a model with its characteristics in the market. These days will be a year that this model made its debut at the Geneva Auto show, and now that it becomes to bring closer the realization of this important room, have emerged rumors that here we bring you. According to several sources, the PSA luxury firm could be developing a rival to the Almighty BMW i8.

DS E-Tense Concept

These rumors cite reports that would speak of the possibility that PSA is thinking about creating a super sporty hybrid to compete directly against the BMW i8. E-Tense Concep was a functional car, because their electric motors worked to perfection. Therefore, we should brand could use base its powerplant and the basic features of your design to give life to this vehicle.

To give life to this model, the PSA group could pull of agreements having Exagon Motors, Investissement Québec companies and subsidiary of Hydro-Québec IndusTech. With them it is conducting research to create components for high performance electric vehicles. These agreements still do not know the advances, but go in the right direction soon could have on news engines and powers.

It remains to be seen if the group PSA dares to say something at the Geneva Motor Show, or if on the contrary we have to wait much longer until there is news.

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