Driven By Beauty: Citroën and Benefit DS3 Special Editions | Hartwell Citroen

Citroën has revealed the first production model DS3 special editions designed in collaboration with Benefit Cosmetics.

On sale now and priced from £14,795, the glamorous DS3 by Benefit line-up consists of two models – based on the existing DSign and DStyle trim levels – which take inspiration from Benefit's fun and iconic beauty products. A third Benefit special edition DS3 will be unveiled later in the summer.

In a retailing first, Citroën and Benefit have worked with ASOS, the UK's largest independent online fashion and beauty retailer, to create the first online car boutique, on a dedicated section of the site at Visitors can explore the new DS3 by Benefit special editions, see the inspiration behind the styling, browse the fashion and accessories used in the adverts and even get in touch with Citroën to book a test drive.

Inspired by Benefits' world renowned Benetint™, their signature red lip and cheek stain, DS3 DSign by Benefit is powered by an efficient VTi 82 engine with a manual gearbox and is based on the DSign specification, but with added features.

The body is finished in Ruby Red metallic paint with a white roof and door mirrors, along with dark tinted rear windows, chrome detailing and 17" white alloy wheels.

The chic styling continues inside with a white dashboard, air vent surrounds and gear stick cap; bespoke black velour carpet mats with red piping and red Benefit logo, and aluminium pedals. A generous specification includes day-time running LED lights, air conditioning and a Connecting Box with Bluetooth® and USB connectivity. The luxury feel is further reinforced with attractive, stylish and sophisticated Alcantara trim on the sports seats.

Inspired by 'They're Real!'™, DS3 DStyle by Benefit is powered by a sporty VTi 120 manual and is based on the well-specified DStyle Plus trim.

The outside is resplendent in a distinctive metallic grey, with Benefit Orange on the roof, door mirrors and wheel centre caps. 17" black alloy wheels and dark tinted rear windows complete the dynamic styling.

Inside, the cabin is seductive with a gloss black dashboard, air vent surrounds and gear stick cap; bespoke black velour carpet mats with orange piping and orange Benefit logo, and aluminium pedals. These features are greatly enhanced by the luxurious Alcantara trim on the sports seats, which further adds to the car's undeniable aesthetic appeal.

A City Signature pack includes automatic digital air conditioning, automatically illuminating headlamps, automatic rain sensitive wipers, rear parking sensors, electrically heated and folding door mirrors, an electrochrome rear view mirror, interior mood lighting and a front central armrest. The Connecting Box system (Bluetooth® and USB) is also fitted.

DS3 DSign and DStyle by Benefit are available from £14,795 and £16,795 respectively. The addition of Benefit beauty products and a special make up bag designed to fit in the glove box with every model enhances the allure of this truly enchanting car – the ultimate accessory.

On both models, a Benefit logo badge signatures the rear, whilst the company's trademark 'Gabbi's head' motif appears on the 'shark fin' B pillars and the body colour-coordinated key fob.