Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

1

Citroen's tiny powerhouse - The DS3

By CheeJun on 15 Sep 2010

Attached Image
Although the market is being increasingly flooded by super-minis these days, the super-mini giant is still the Mini.. ironically. There hasn't been much competition until recently with the launch of the new Fiat 500 and the Audi A1. Now though, theres a new challenger creeping up its back. And its no German Eurobox, its a French Citroen!

The DS3 has just been let loose not too long ago and I'm going bonkers over it because I think its such a cute little car and with such a cool yet modern yet retro design all balled up into one lump of fantastic metal. It stands out from the crowd, setting itself apart from the boring and pretentious looking Audi A1 and trumps the re-invented Mini and Fiat 500 by miles. As with the Mini, there are many customization options which we can choose from which is a great thing, though of course the idea comes from the Mini, but who cares really? Since when did car companies have independent brains?

Funny thing really, the DS3 shares the same engine as the Mini and yet somehow it feels like a happier place to be. The interior as expected, can be customized to your liking and colour combinations, definitely a hit with the ladies and maybe some guys.. and the Citroen can accommodate up to 5 people instead of 4 in the Mini. As for the powerplant, the 1.6l which produces a decent 118hp which is enough to get around Singapore roads comfortably.

With its low emissions, this car is green and tree friendly and its fuel consumption is meager as well. The price is where it starts to hurt a little bit, at 94k, it will make you dig deeper into your pockets but at least you know you'll be owning something thats quite awesome..

mini cooper, citroen ds3 and 2 more...

Viewed: 506 times

Related Blog Posts
Cheejun
Written by Cheejun
Hi everyone, I’m Chee Jun and cars have always been a passion for me since young and writing about them is one way to express myself in the motoring world.



  • 1
Spinworkx Sep 15 2010 03:05 PM
I saw this on the road in Singapore the other day. I was wondering what car it was and it was BEAUTIFUL....after seeing this article, now i know what car it is...it looks really nice in real life.
  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The Honda NSX is slated to come Singapore some time next year and according to paultan.org, it is...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
According to Autocar, Mercedes-Benz is already developing the second generation of the model and...
Photo
Nissan revealed its fifth generation Serena recently and from what we can see, it is quite a size...
Photo
Prices of the Porsche 911 R have rocketed so high that used examples are selling for up to seven...
Photo
China Xinhua News has reported that the Transit Elevated Bus (TEB), born to help China deal with...
Photo
As part of its continued development at circuits throughout the U.S. the Acura NSX GT3 is slated...
   Lifestyle Articles