When your ex-wife takes your life’s work and sells it at an auction.
Great insight into two forward thinking front wheel drive accomplishments; the Citroën SM and the Oldsmobile Toronado.
Daniel Strohl of Hemmings wonders if this DS restyle rendering for the US market was ever shown to Citroën?
We’ve covered GM’s involvement with Citroen in the past, but today in Hemmings Daily there is an excellent article by Daniel Strohl that nicely discusses GM’s interest, as early as 1919, into buying into the company. Highly recommended reading that you can find here: https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/03/07/not-long-after-it-was-founded-100-years-ago-citroen-nearly-became-a-gm-subsidiary/?refer=news#comments-block
Hemmings reports that an extremely rare and well preserved 2CV Sahara is slated to cross the auction block on June 11 in Hershey, PA. The car is profiled along with an excellent history of Citroen’s development of the Sahara in this article by Kurt Ernst in Hemmings: https://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2016/06/02/is-citroens-2cv-4×4-sahara-the-most-innovative-off-roader-ever-built/?refer=news
CITROËNVIE member Raja Prakash got an extra bonus when he took his newly imported 1992 XM wagon to Rendezvous this year. Jay Ramey from Hemmings Autoweek approached him because even at Rendezvous a Citroën XM wagon is a rarity. Read the full article here: https://www.autoweek.com/article/20130718/CARNEWS01/130719838