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2020 – An Appropriate Year to Celebrate 2 Citroëns Introduced in 1970

2020 – An Appropriate Year to Celebrate 2 Citroëns Introduced in 1970

2020 marks 50 years since the introduction of the GS and the SM, arguably 2 of the most significant Citroëns since the introduction of the original DS.In August 1970 Citroën introduced the GS at the Paris Auto Show.1971 GSThe GS would go on to completely change the mid-size segment in its own uni ...
Citroën to Celebrate 50 years of the GS and 1st Sahara Expedition at Rétromobile 2020

Citroën to Celebrate 50 years of the GS and 1st Sahara Expedition at Rétromobile 2020

To mark the 50th anniversary of the GS at Rétromobile 2020, which will take place from February 5 to 9 at the Paris Exhibition Centre at the Porte de Versailles, Citroën will feature this exceptional model in its booth.Citroën first presented the GS at the 1970 Paris Motor Show, filling the gap ...
Classic & Sports Cars List 3 Nearly Extinct Citroëns in the UK

Classic & Sports Cars List 3 Nearly Extinct Citroëns in the UK

An online article from Classic & Sports Cars lists, "Best-selling classics that are now nearly extinct."You click through a series of photos with a paragraph or so for each.  The first entry after the intro (so, page 2) is the 2CV.2CVThere are other Citroens on the list;photo # 9 is the BX ...
So, just how many Citroën GS are there in North America?

So, just how many Citroën GS are there in North America?

That is a question that at least a few enthusiastic GS owners in Canada and the USA ask occasionally when they get together at events.One such person to wonder is Peter Kristensen, a 1982 GSA Club owner from Washington, DC.Since it is going to be the 50th year anniversary of the GS’s introduction ...
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 ...
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