Can The 2021 DS 9 Pose A Threat To The Germans?


While most auto companies are chasing after the booming crossover and SUV segments, DS thought it would have a chance at launching an executive car.

Despite being closely related to the mid-size 508, the DS 9 is actually based on its longwheelbase “L” version and sits one segment above. This means that it’s an executive model with high aspirations, as it has the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5-Series, Jaguar XF and Audi A6 in its sights.

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The spiritual successor of the Citroen C6 doesn’t look anything like the Germans inside, as its design is similar to other DS models. Equipment is generous, with leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front and rear seats with massage function, night vision camera, automatic parking assist and level 2 semi-autonomous driving. You also get a clever suspension that helps smoothen bumps in the road,

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