Citroen are to launch their hugely successful DS range in China after revealing that sales in the emerging market eclipsed those even of their home market. The French brands premium design direction and dramatic shift in quality over the years has been a large contributor to the position it finds itself in today. The DS lineup is to grow and this Numero 9 Concept gives us a glimpse into the future.
Making for an intriguing piece of sculpture, the Numero 9 is likely to take the DS9 nameplate when it makes it into production as a BMW 5 Series rival. The enhanced design language will spread throughout Citroen’s range of cars and so this really is a showcase for the future. This concept is powered by a hybrid drive train with all wheel drive. Underneath the captivating shooting break body is a 221BHP 1.6 litre petrol engine paired with a 69BHP electric motor. Citroen say that the Numero 9 can crack 0-62MPH in just 5.4 seconds.