Can DS' first SUV tempt buyers away from the Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5?
New trim sits between Elegance and Prestige, with an emphasis on styling, and gives buyers a car that looks like the Performance models, but with a wider range of engines.
DS is now a brand in its own right, separated from the company that created it - Citroen - but the DS 3 remains a fine rival for small convertibles such as the Mini and Fiat 500C
The DS 3 range has a new Performance variant, but can it challenge the best small hot hatches? Ivan Aistrop travels to France to find out