Citroen has just confirmed that the DS3 Cabrio Racing will finally go into production in early 2014. According to Autocar, this new model was confirmed at a media event run by the Citroen Racing team in France.
Regarding the design, you shouldn’t be surprised, as Citroen unveiled the DS3 Cabrio Racing Concept back in September at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The production version will use the same 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine found on the DS3 Racing hot hatch, rated at 207 bhp. The DS3 Cabrio Racing is expected to feature stiffer suspension springs, new front and rear shock absobers.
Moreover, the car will be lowered by 15 mm, while the rear track will be widened by 30 mm. Special brakes will also be added, while the ESP and steering wheel will be tuned to improve car’s handling. The DS3 Cabrio Racing will feature 18-inch wlloy wheels, lower body trim and wing extensions. More details to be revealed!