Barely unveiled and already rewarded! Revealed by DS CEO, Yves Bonnefont, at the Geneva Motor Show, the DS E-TENSE won the Grand Prix RTL – Auto Plus in the “Best concept car” category DS E-TENSE made a stunning first appearance thanks to its design and the driving sensations created by its electric engine. Each person who met it at the show was hypnotized by its uniqueness.
After the victory of the Divine DS at the Paris Motor Show in 2014, and those of DS 5 and New DS 4 at the Geneva and Frankfurt motor shows in 2015, DS E-TENSE wins it first award by beating – with more than 62% of the votes – its competitors among which Mazda RX-Vision and Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze.
During two weeks, RTL and Auto Plus readers, listeners and web users could vote for their favourite car among the forty vehicles in competition – divided in four categories (see infobox).
On Friday 11th, Yves Bonnefont, Thierry Métroz - DS Style director – and the whole team that worked on the concept-car received the trophy.