DS Makes Big Presence at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Robert Farrell, Citroënvie member from Illinois, recently attended the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show and sent us the following photos with a few observations;  The emphasis at the show from the French automaker was on the DS brand.  Large avant-garde display walls with just the DS logo and even the presence of a 1971 DS set the stage to drive home the innovation and legendary style that is supposed to underscore the DS brand today.  (Editor’s Note: The 1971 DS is by far the best looking car at the booth!)

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Highlighting the DS brand was the introduction of the DS4 and DS Crossback, featured in our blog article on Sept 16.  (https://citroenvie.com/18403/)

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Meanwhile in a separate booth along with their Méhari moderne – M Cactus Concept debut (https://citroenvie.com/mehari-moderne-citroen-m-cactus-concept/), Citroën showed off the C3 and the C4 Picasso.

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On the C4 Picasso, check out the windshield extending into the roof, and the continuation the windshield glass into the sunroof.

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While there Robert actually rented a C4 Picasso diesel 6-speed.  He reports that it is truly fantastic car, once he got used to the engine stopping at stop lights…..
Robert is 6’-6” tall, and even he could barely reach the center of the windshield to hang his GPS!




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