Citroën’s DS goes it alone

Once a Citroën nameplate, the DS is now a stand-alone brand and has Audi in its sights.

23rd May, 2015
The DS 5 is a key part of Citroën’s arsenal in the battle against German brands, but is yet to prove its worth in terms of handling and ride quality

Fifteen years ago, we were settling into yet another Fianna Fáil/PDs coalition, enjoying the first fruits of the boom years and even plotting a visit to the World Cup in Japan. Fifteen years is a long time, perhaps, but in motoring terms it’s the blink of an eye. It is the time that DS, newly spun off from Citroën and now the premium-brand arm of the PSA Group, has given itself to become a true...

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