The new luxury SUV DS 7 and premium compact DS 4 have received a special limited edition: Esprit De Voyage, the manufacturer informs. The spirit of travel is basically extra standard equipment and a unique interior.
As the fashion houses and culture of French transportation art, DS Automobiles presents its first collection. Designed to combine the brand’s expertise with its areas of expression, the collection perfectly reflects DS Automobiles’ desire to engage with modern and technology lovers.
The first collection of DS Automobiles is called ESPRIT DE VOYAGE and will be sold throughout the year 2023 on the four continents where the brand is present: Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.
DS 4 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE: clear inspiration and bright interior
Based on the DS 4 RIVOLI, the DS 4 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE brings unique details and many standard extras.
The interior of the DS 4 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE brings a unique touch of light, with a special light shade and unparalleled savoir-faire. Symbolizing escapism, the cockpit is finished in Pebble Gray on the full-grain leather seats, with a new Granite shade on the side skirts and nappa leather dashboard trim.
The details reflect the experience of DS Automobiles technicians. On the dashboard, the ESPRIT DE VOYAGE graphic on the special leather reflects the desire to transfer the expertise of DS Automobiles from Paris. The map of Europe is drawn with rays surrounding the Clou de Paris, marking the starting point and the place where this Collection was created: DS DESIGN STUDIO PARIS. The door edges also bear the ESPRIT DE VOYAGE signature and this iconic map, while the edges of the mats introduce a special color, gray that harmonizes with the interior.
On the outside, on the glass houses, the laser-engraved pattern has been deliberately changed to suggest movement and aerodynamics, thus symbolizing transport. Up front, between the DS MATRIX LED VISION headlights and the chrome-accented radiator grille, there are gloss black DS WINGS pieces. The window molding and trunk trim are covered in luxurious Gloss Black trim. The 19-inch CANNES rims are covered in matte paint and feature a new matte Anthracite Gray color.
Six body colors can be combined with the Perla Nera Black roof:
- Lacquered Gray with door handles of the same color;
- Platinum Grey,
- Crystal Pearl,
- Black Nera Pearl,
- Pearl White
- Red Velvet.
In addition to the basic equipment, which includes keyless entry, front and rear parking sensors with reversing camera, DS EXTENDED HEAD UP DISPLAY, DS IRIS SYSTEM infotainment system, DS SMART TOUCH, DS DRIVE ASSIST level 2 driving system powered by DS MATRIX LED. VISION headlights, DS 4 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE adds the Power Seat Package with heated, heated and ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, electric tailgate, aluminum pedals and laminated side windows.
The DS 4 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE is offered in the E-TENSE 225 hybrid version, with PureTech 130 and BlueHDi 130 diesel engines. Orders open on March 8, prices start from €44,550 in France.
DS 7 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE: Shows a desire for freedom
The French art of travel of the ESPRIT DE VOYAGE collection is represented with exceptional craftsmanship, made with materials and designs characteristic of this collection. Based on the RIVOLI expansion, the DS 7 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE shines with a unique light skin and extended standard dimensions.
The Clou de Paris, a legacy of the traditional guilloché pattern used by Parisian watchmakers, marks the location of DS DESIGN STUDIO PARIS, where rays spread to define the map of Europe. This painting, created for ESPRIT DE VOYAGE, is available in a small collection in many places.
On the dashboard, pearl gray nappa leather is replicated using a technique developed by DS Automobiles craftsmen to produce this unique design. These lines are repeated on the front door thresholds and logo, as well as on the specially finished glass houses.
Light and bright colors appear in the interior on the full-grain leather seats and Pearl Gray nappa leather trim, characteristic of this Collection. The mats also get a unique finish that has been modified to perfectly match the light tones of the cockpit.
Outside, the inscription ESPRIT DE VOYAGE is visible on the doors, and the glass houses have a special laser-engraved design. The look is accentuated by a Gloss Black finish on the DS WINGS, window surrounds, roof edge and front fascia, as well as the grille, which is also Gloss Black infused with chrome accents. The unique 19-inch rims, called OYAMA, also stand out in a special color.
Six body colors are offered:
- Pearl White,
- Crystal Pearl,
- Lacquered Grey, P
- Latin Gray
- Black Pearl Black
- Sapphire Blue.
In addition to standard equipment, which includes keyless entry, front and rear parking sensors with reversing camera, DS IRIS SYSTEM infotainment system and DS PIXEL LED VISION 3.0 headlights, DS 7 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE adds heated front seats, massage and ventilation, adjustable rear seats, aluminum pedals, PolyAmbient interior lighting, acoustic laminated side windows and electric tailgate with hands-free access.
The DS 7 ESPRIT DE VOYAGE is offered in the E-TENSE 225 and E-TENSE 4×4 300 hybrid versions, with the BlueHDi 130 diesel engine. Orders open on March 8 at prices from €52,500 in France. .
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