New look for DS 3 WRC

New look for DS 3 WRCA few days after Citroën Racing’s 94th win in the World Rally Championship, the DS 3 WRC has undergone some significant changes.

The most visible of these modifications is the livery of the cars driven by Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Mads Østberg/Jonas Andersson and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson.

Visually, this new look DS 3 WRC features unprecedented design cues, combining Polar White, Perla Nera Black and Aluminium Grey with freshly-designed geometric shapes to create an appealing new signature. The overall appearance is more dramatic with touches of fluorescent green below the headlamps, around the bumper-mounted air outlets and on the rear spoiler.

In line with the unique style offered to every DS 3 customer, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team drivers were able to customise the roof of their own World Rally Car: white for Meeke, grey for Østberg and red for Al-Qassimi.

New look for DS 3 WRCRallye du Portugal will also see the introduction of some significant aerodynamic improvements.

An initial series of upgrades were made to the DS 3 WRC for Rallye Monte-Carlo: a new turbocharged 1.6-litre direct injection engine derived from the Citroën C-Elysée WTCC, semi-automatic gearbox controls, a rear spoiler with vertical winglets and a redesigned rear suspension. All of these changes have proven effective as the team has enjoyed a good start to the season in which it has recorded three podiums, including a win in Argentina.

In Portugal, the next phase of upgrades will be introduced with a new front end, featuring a totally redesigned bumper and wings, which aims to improve the aerodynamic performance of the car by lowering drag and increasing downforce.

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