Citroen has always been a pioneering car manufacturer, with a long line of original, advanced designs and a tradition of engineering excellence and innovation. In over 80 years of production, Citroen has produced 28 distinct families of vehicles, many achieving cult status with enthusiasts of the marque. Told with expertise, this text contains the post-war full story of Citroen cars, encompassing such favourites as the radical Traction Avant, iconic DS and the cheeky 2CV.
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Sumary of citroen's pre-war evolution, including the development and introduction of the Traction Avant. The post-war Traction Avant, and the oh-so-Frence 2CV cars and vans that stayed in production for over 40 years. The D-Series cars and H-Series light commercials. The Ami, GS and GSA, CX, Visa, BX and XM. The superb Maserati-powered SM produced during the '70s. A review of Citroen's recent and current designs taking them into the 21st Century. Buying hints, driving impressions, model specifications, performance figures and production figures.
John Reynolds is a well-respected motoring writer and historian specialising in Citroen subjects, and a Member of the Guild of Motoring Writers. He lives at Upper Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire.