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Citroen at Goodwood: eclectic style and electric innovation

Citroen at Goodwood: eclectic style and electric innovation

French carmaker Citroen has announced its plans for next week's Goodwood Festival of Speed, including the debt of the new Citroen DS3 R3 rally car.

The new off-roader will being kicking up some dust on the Forest Rally stage at the event, which runs from June 30th to July 3rd.

From July 4th, 200 road-going versions of this 207 bhp car will be available in the UK, meaning hot-hatch fans will need to move fast to get their hands on one.

The car's vital stats include acceleration from 0 to 62 mph in just 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 146 mph from its 207 bhp engine.

Other Citroen highlights at the festival include the dramatically-styled all-electric Survolt supercar concept car, which will be making its first ever UK appearance.

This 162 mph car will be tackling the hill climb circuit at Goodwood twice a day during the four-day festival.

As well as striking looks, the Survolt concept boasts a highly impressive range of 124 miles between charges.

Written by Sebastian TurkenburgADNFCR-3205-ID-800585211-ADNFCR