Citroen boss Frederic Banzet has confirmed that the DS3 Cabriolet will be launched by the end of 2012
Citroen boss Frederic Banzet has confirmed that the DS3 Cabriolet will be launched by the end of 2012. It has been reported the open top DS3 will feature a Fiat 500C-style folding fabric roof rather than a full convertible system. The electrically operated fabric panel will cover the whole roof area and will retract at the press of a button. The benefit of this type of roof over a conventional full convertible is that it costs far less to develop and weighs much less and also retains more torsional rigidity.
The Citroen DS3 has enjoyed much success since its launch; the car stands out in the crowd with its eye catching face and upmarket LED running lights merged with the distinctive Citroen double chevron on the bonnet and a deep grill. The flared wheel arches and chrome slash in the door completes the look. Standard features include CD player, Cruise Control, Remote Locking, Electric Front Windows, Electric Mirrors and Leather Steering Wheel.
The new Citroen DS3 Cabriolet will no doubt enjoy the same success.