You who saw the July 14 festivities, you may have followed the arrival of the convoy escorting Emmanuel Macron, from the Elysée Palace to the Place de l’Etoile (discussed below). A few kilometers in Paris that the head of state acts systematically on board the presidential car. Since November 2021, DS Automobiles has been supplying the President with a DS 7 Crossback Élysée. It is an extended version, armored and embellished with some decorations specially designed for the vehicle.
First appearance of the DS 7 Elysée
Yes, but here it is… After the chic DS SUV was restyled in June of last year, it was impossible for the manufacturer to create a ” old model at such a high-profile ceremony.
Two little subtleties for the DS 7 Elysée
Flagship of French craftsmanship, the DS 7 Elysée benefits from black leather upholstery and an Alcantara roof. Many “RF” acronyms for République Française are visible inside and out. The fully armored body is still Ink Blue.
The 20” rims remain specific with axle new – on this 2022 version – a diamond treatment and blue-white-red hubcaps. Flashing lights and flag holders complete the range. Under the hood, the SUV continues to be equipped with a rechargeable hybrid engine. The authorities wanted to keep the 300 hp block and therefore did not target the new 360 hp version, still equipped with 4-wheel drive!
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