Back in the 1980s and early ’90s, if you wanted a Citroën, there was a good chance you got in touch with David Allen who operated a business importing and brokering Citroëns to enthusiasts.
The China Car is a new book by François Castaing that provides much greater detail about a project that has fascinated many of us in the Citroën community.
An Admiral of the Royal Navy happened to see a 2CV pick-up in a dealer close by the Marines’ barracks. Intrigued by the vehicle’s low weight – he arranged to borrow and test the 2CV pick-up, with an eye to equipping military commandos with them.
Citroën says it will have a mass market small electric SUV on India’s roads in 2022.