The DS5 hybrid by Citroen is confirmed for 2011

Posted on Friday, 8 May 2009 , 07:05:52 byEmil

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The DS5 hybrid by Citroen is confirmed for 2011

Now it's official! Citroen - French automaker confirmed that the 1st hybrid unit will be by 2011 in showrooms. This DS5 model will have a front wheel traditional drive power train mixed with electric hybrid motors raising extra moving force for the rollers on rear. The design of this auto is inspired from C-Sportlounge concept vehicle that was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2005.

This Citroen DS5 model has a diesel HDI engine turning all its front wheels mixed with the separate electrics motors providing extra grunt on the wheels at rear, whenever necessary.

So, according to PSA, the parent firm of Citroen 'The innovative technology delivers a multitude of benefits - considerable fuel savings and around a 35 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions'.