New Citroen DS3 special editions ‘pretty in pink’

Pretty in pink DS3.

Available exclusively in the UK, these cars are available in ‘Polar White’ or ‘Perla Nera Black’ body colours with a contrasting pink roof and mirrors. These touches of pink on the Citroen DS3 Pink models are called ‘Fuchsia Touch’, and the trim applies on both the exterior and interior of the cars.

Fuchsia pink is also applied to the DS3 Pink’s wheel caps, the dashboard and the colour coded gear lever knob. In general, therefore the cabin now has a very striking appearance with contrasting pink and dark colours blended together.

As the names suggest the Citroen DS3 Pink special editions are based on the standard DStyle and DSport trim levels, the mid-range and top trims in the supermini’s line-up. These Pink versions, however, include additional equipment compared to the existing trim levels.

The DS3 DStyle Pink features 16-inch alloy wheels in a black or white finish to match the chosen body colour. It’s worth noting, however, that the Perla Nera Black finish is a £495 optional extra.

Inside there’s a HiFi system with additional speakers. These come on top of the standard equipment list for the DS3 DStyle, which includes air conditioning, cruise control and electric windows.

Meanwhile, the DSport Pink boasts 17-inch alloy wheels, also available in a white or black finish. It also adds the ‘City Signature’ equipment pack. With this, the DS3 includes automatic headlights and wipers, rear parking sensors, heated and electric folding door mirrors and a front central armrest.

Other equipment included with the DS3 DSport Pink includes a CD/radio player, electric mirrors and a child seat anchor.

There are also four engines to choose across the two DS3 Pink special editions.

The DS3 DStyle Pink can be specified with a 118bhp VTi petrol engine or an 89bhp e-HDi diesel. The latter option offers far greater efficiency, returning a combined fuel economy of 78.5mpg and CO2 emissions of just 95g/km.

Engines for the DSport Pink model include a potent 153bhp THP petrol engine, linked to a six-speed manual gearbox. For better efficiency, there’s also the 113bhp e-HDi diesel which returns a combined fuel economy of 74.4mpg and CO2 emissions of 99g/km.

The Citroen DS3 Pink models are available to order from this month, with prices starting at £15,675 for the DStyle model. The DSport Pink special edition meanwhile is available from £17,800.