Citroen DS3R driven
After three very fast hatches on Sunday’s Top Gear, here’s another hot challenger...
Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Not an easy job, then. To make life harder, they couldn't just drop in the 200-odd horsepower version of this engine that's in the Peugeot RCZ. The Peugeot has a bigger engine bay, and so its turbo is in a different place, its exhaust is a different shape, and so on. It just wouldn't be wedged safely under the DS3 hood. So they used the regular DS3 150 engine, and fitted a bigger turbo and recalibrated the injection and electronics, and put on a bigger exhaust with these most excellent 207bhp results.