2013 IAA: Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing Concept drops its top in Frankfurt [Live Photos]

Published by Eugene Conan @eugene4wheels Google+ | Friday September 13, 2013

2013 IAA: Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing Concept drops its top in Frankfurt [Live Photos]

The Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing concept made its debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept merges the best of the DS3 Racing hatchback with the sophistication of the new DS3 Cabrio, as it refers to the carmaker's World Rally Championship connection. The custom-built DS3 Cabrio Racing concept has the looks as well as the performance of a car tuned by Citroen Racing, a multi-WRC title team. 

The dynamically styled DS3 Cabrio Racing concept boasts of a bespoke Moondark matt textured grey paintwork. It also features special gloss black 19” alloy wheels as well as Black Chrome inserts on the handles, boot trim and door mirrors. Appearing on the black canvas roof in gloss weave and on the on the door mirror housings is characteristic DS pattern. 

Finished in Carmin red are the car's brake callipers, wheel hubs and doors. The interior of the DS3 Cabrio Racing concept features bucket seats with a DS watchstrap design in three fabric types: Napa full-grain leather, DS-embossed leather and Alcantara. A special DS pearl top-stitching, featured in the Carmin shade for the first time, can be found on the seats, dashboard and gearshift.






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