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GS Rescue Adventure in Ontario

GS Rescue Adventure in Ontario

GS in Canada are rare cars indeed.  Only 6 were originally imported into the country in 1971 by Citroën (who were still selling cars here) and those were demonstration models that were not "officially" sold here. (Though at least 2 managed to find their way into owners' hands.  The other ...
Design Match for the Citroën CX?

Design Match for the Citroën CX?

Citroën’s CX was produced from 1974 to 1991. Citroën sold nearly 1.2 million CXs during its 16 years of production. It was voted European Car of the Year in 1975.  The name CX is derived from the symbol for drag coefficient, drawing attention to the car's aerodynamic design, which was uncom ...
Electronic Distributor Solution for Ami Super and GS Owners

Electronic Distributor Solution for Ami Super and GS Owners

(Requires paid member status to access.) - by Gert Bue Larsen.....I figured out a way (with just one small and invisible modification) to fit a Pertronix in my 1973 Ami Super which has the second generation 1015 engine and a Ducellier distributor. I have used it for a year now, and I'm so far very p ...
So, who actually designed the SM?

So, who actually designed the SM?

Robert McLeod wrote in to say that he had just watched the latest episode of "American Pickers".  They visited the home of the son of a former GM stylist, Henri de Ségur Lauve.  The episode, aired April 24, 2017 on History Canada, has Henri's son John Lauve showing a boxed large-scale mod ...
The Last Air-Cooled Automobile Engines

The Last Air-Cooled Automobile Engines

When Citroën changed the engine of the 2CV prototype, the TPV (Toute Petite Voiture - "Very Small Car") from water cooled to air-cooled for the 2CV's introduction in 1947, the diminutive 2-cylinder power-plant and its larger bore derivatives would go on to live one of the longest lives of any air-c ...
Did you know that Citroën tested air-bags as early as the SM?

Did you know that Citroën tested air-bags as early as the SM?

Recently discovered video footage posted on youtube shows proof that Citroën was testing air-bags as far back as the SM era.   At the 3:47 mark you can see an impact test and the air-bags deploy.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43AgBuh9ot8This amazing film shows a number of impact tests conducted ...
GS Engine Entertainment Table

GS Engine Entertainment Table

Citroënvie member Nebo Djurdjevic just returned from his hometown in Serbia where GSs are beginning to become scarce, but junkyards are littered with old parts cars and engines.Nebo’s friend in Serbia, Srdjan Radišić from Novi Sad, made a table from a GS engine – and documented the process.  ...
Citroëns Featured in Classic Ice Racing Film

Citroëns Featured in Classic Ice Racing Film

Dave Burnham sent us this link to an ice racing film by René Vernadet of the Ronde Hivernale Automobile de Chamonix 1971-1972. It features DS, GS, even an SM ice racing in France. Dave is heavily involved with the AMEC (Adirondack Motor Enthusiasts Club) and ice races in the northeast US each winte ...

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