DS Automobiles Might Skip The 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Auto shows aren’t what they used to be, as manufacturers find other ways to promote their products. The latest automaker that’s believed to be absent from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show is DS Automobiles – and it probably won’t be the last.

PSA’s luxury brand hasn’t announced anything yet. Quoting undisclosed sources, however, Largus believes that its absence from the show is predictable, given that they allegedly have no major premieres to display.

DS Automobiles did attend the 2018 Paris Auto Show, where they presented the 2019 DS3 Crossback. The small crossover wants to rival the Audi Q2, and plans to do so with a funky styling, lots of gear and a number of petrol and diesel engines to choose from.

Also Watch: Can The DS7 Crossback Beat BMW, Audi And Mercedes At Their Own Game?

There’s also an electric version of the 2019 DS3 Crossback, named the E-Tense, that makes use of an electric motor and a 50 kWh lithium-ion battery. With an output of136 PS (134 hp / 100 kW) and 260 Nm (191 lb-ft) of torque, it sprints to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.7 seconds, while the battery provides a total range of more than 300 km (186 miles) in the WLTP standard.

PSA is apparently still undecided whether it is feasible for Opel to make the trip to Geneva. Nevertheless, visitors will probably see the German brand on display officially, given that they’ll launch the new-gen Corsa and its EV derivative, and the Grandland X plug-in hybrid, in the first half of next year.

Other major absentees from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show will be Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Volvo.

Note: 2019 DS3 Crossback E-Tense pictured

more photos...
  • Bash

    Please someone ask me if I care.

  • ➡️ProtectOurHeritage⬅️

    DS, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo are not attending the Geneva Motorshow. Ouch!

Watch 700 HP “Old” Ford GT Go Full Burner, Hit 214 MPH With Ease

This second-gen modified example was actually faster than the latest GT down the exact same runway.

This Is What Fooling Around In Edd China’s Driveable Sofa Feels Like

We can’t even begin to imagine what other motorists would have thought seeing this… thing doing 70 mph.

TopCar’s Mercedes GLE Coupe Inferno 4×4*2 Wants To Be A [email protected] Off-Roader

It sure is no G-Wagen, but this modified GLE Coupe will go much further than the stock item.

G21 BMW M3 Touring Would Give Audi And Mercedes A Serious Headache

BMW has reportedly considered building an M3 Touring out of the new 3-Series – but probably won’t.

1200 HP Cadillac Escalade Spins All Four Wheels With Ease

This custom Cadillac Escalade has a 427 cubic-inch V8 with a pair of 76 mm turbochargers.

Tanner Foust And Genesis G70 Recreate Stunt From ‘Baby Driver’

The G70 performs a 180-reverse-to-drift maneuver within mere inches of a truck…

Hyundai Creta Driver Causes Severe Accident, Flees The Scene On Foot

The Korean crossover clipped a small Chevy hatch and sent it rolling down the road.

This Ford Focus RS Has 900 HP Running Through The Front Wheels!

In order to not shred its tires in mere seconds, a special ECU limits power at low speeds.

2019 Kia Proceed Is A Stylish Way To Stay Away From The SUV Hoi Polloi

No one wants an estate, so if you need the space but despise crosssovers, the Proceed might be the one for you.

Delta 4×4 Gives 2019 Suzuki Jimny A Costly Paris-Dakar Rally Makeover

The 2019 Jimny’s rally-raid looks take inspiration from a Suzuki LJ80 that completed the 1982 race.