DS Automobiles have recently given the DS 7 a little refresh, but you may be wondering what's different about it (aside from dropping the 'Crossback' from the name) and when it's available to order - well, let us tell you!
The refreshed New DS 7 is available in five trim levels; Performance Line, Performance Line+, Rivoli, Opera, and Opera Première with deliveries commencing in November, 2022.
It is also available with effiecient hybrid powertrains including E-TENSE 225, E-TENSE 4x4 300 and E-TENSE 4x4 360 variants.
E-TENSE 225 models are capable of up to 250 mpg (WLTP) with up to 43 miles of electric only range. The E-TENSE 4x4 300 is capable of 249 mpg (WLTP) with 42 miles of electric only range, while E-TENSE 4x4 360 variants are capable of 161 mpg (WLTP) and 36 miles of electric only range.
All E-TENSE models can be charged using a 7.4kW domestic wall box in 1hr 45mins. All of the Performance Line, Performance Line+ and Rivoli variants are also available with an efficient BlueHDi diesel engine.
French savoir-faire and craftmanship is tangible across the New DS 7 range, offering the highest levels of refinement and sophistication, coupled with the latest infotainment and safety technologies.
Slimmer DS PIXEL LED VISION 3.0 headlamps and DS LIGHT VEIL daytime running lights integrate seamlessly into the new sharper front end. The redesigned 12-inch HD touchscreen allows access to the connected navigation, ventilation and audio, while the customisable digital instrument panel features refreshed graphics that show vital journey information, including energy flow and electric range on plug-in-hybrid versions.
The DS7 is available to order NOW at your nearest Tates DS Store.
DS 7 TRIM HIGHLIGHTS
Performance Line models come as standard with 19-inch ‘Silverstone’ black alloy wheels and a ‘Brilliant Black’ front grille with black DS wings and DS badge.
Inside, the interior benefits from black Alcantara® seats with leather effects and black décor. The latest safety and information technologies including the DS IRIS SYSTEM with 3D Connected Navigation, Natural Voice Recognition, Bluetooth® and Over-The-Air updates are also featured. The infotainment system features a refreshed 12-inch HD touchscreen, while the instrument cluster comes with DS’s 12.3-inch digital display. DS 7 Performance Line also comes with the Advanced Safety Pack as standard. This includes Emergency Braking System, Blind Spot Detection, Lane Keeping Assist, Extended Traffic Sign Recognition and Driver Attention Alert.
Performance Line+ adds black roof rails as well as additional technologies such as a 180 degree Vision Reversing Camera,Front Parking Sensors and heated windscreen. Inside, Performance Line+ variants benefit from heated electrically adjustable front seats and a premium leather steering wheel with contrast stitching and leather covered airbag.
Rivoli variants add 19-inch ‘Edinburgh’ diamond cut alloy wheels, with E-TENSE 4x4 360 variants gaining 21-inch ‘Brooklyn’ alloy wheels. Rivoli models also add a Brilliant Black front-grille with Chrome accents, chrome DS wings, chrome DS badge and chrome roof rails. Inside, the interior benefits from Basalt Black Diamond-shaped Nappa leather, massaging front seats as well as a B.R.M Timepiece in the centre console.
Opera models benefit from Black or Pearl Grey Nappa Watchstrap leather with Art basalt leather décor. Opera variants also feature ventilated front seats and the latest DS DRIVE ASSIST technology as well as an electric tailgate, electric glass panoramic sunroof, wireless charging andtwo USB-C ports.
Range-topping Opera Première models also feature 21-inch ‘Brooklyn’ diamond-cut alloy wheels as standard, in addition to a 360-Vision Reversing camera, DS NIGHT VISION, electric tailgate with hands-free access and a FOCAL Electra® HiFi system (incorporating a 515-watt amplifier, 14 speakers and 8-inch subwoofer).