Citroen, the great Marque of France a pictorial history by Pierre DUMONT

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Published by Interauto Pubs in London .

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Statementby Pierre Dumont ; English text by Tom Ellaway.
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Pagination437p. :
Number of Pages437
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Open LibraryOL19628968M

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Nice book with beautiful photos from different Citroens. It not only focuses on the usual DS21, 2CV or Traction Avant but also on the BX, Visa and futuristic XM. This book gives you a full detail of the philosophy Citroen design.

From all the French car brands Citroen was the only one to think differently with aero-design ahead of its time/5(4). is Citroën's international website. It allows to discover the universe of the Brand (Business, Racing, ), to consult its news and to access the website of the countries where Citroën is represented.

A message from Greg Long The gorgeous website is graciously offering a few excerpts from my book book contains a ton of good stuff on all sorts of vintage Citroens -- from a '56 DS19 from San Francisco, an NOS '65 2CV in Nevada, to an SM from Whistler, BC--even a story about the hiding of the elusive unicorn 22CV Cabriolet in Europe.

Citroën. 11M likes. Bienvenue sur la page officielle de Citroën France. L’espace d’échange et de partage pour les amoureux de Créative Technologie!Followers: 11M. New flagship for the Brand, this last generation SUV is a new step in Citroën’s international SUV offensive.

Inspired by customers’ expectations, New C5 Aircross SUV is the most modular and the most comfortable model of its segment. Produced in France at the Rennes site, it will be the first Citroën vehicle to come in a plug-in hybrid. This is THE complete book on the Citroen DS models.

Well written with great color and b&w photos. If you want a history of this famous marque's model DS, there is no better book than this one. A MUST own book for your automotive library/5(6). est le site International de Citroën.

Il permet de découvrir l'univers de la Marque (Business, Racing, ), de consulter ses actualités et d'accéder au site des pays où Citroën est implanté. In the early days of auto making, more powerful cars usually meant considerably more weight.

From his base in Molsheim, France, Ettore Bugatti set out to make a trimmed-down performance car to stop the trend. To prove his point, the car was let loose on the race track where it fulfilled its destiny as a. Citroën (French pronunciation: [si.tʁɔ.ɛn]) is a French automobile manufacturer founded in by the French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën, and part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group since Inthe firm established its reputation for innovative technology with the Traction Avant.

This car was the world's first mass-produced front wheel drive car, and also one of the Founder: André Citroën. Citroën’s innovative DS, with its hydropneumatic suspension, was revered worldwide but the media had one major criticism: it needed more power.

As a custom-designed, technologically advanced litre Maserati V6 was fitted into a new quirky saloon body, so the SM was born – finally with the oomph and versatility deserved by a true luxury car.

In France, there are three major French car manufacturers: Citroën (pronounced sih-tro-n), Peugeot (puh-joh), and Renault (ruh-no). If you happen to be in France, you’ll see these cars everywhere, so I decided to make an article dedicated to the wonderful cars of France.

Let’s take a closer look at the popular French car brands. Citroën. This is "Citroen Marque" by THE GARAGE on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. This book is an absolute "must-have" for any Citroën aficionado covering as it does the story of the marque's publicity from the early days when André Citroën pioneered the use of advertising to sell cars, through the glory years of Robert Delpire in the 60s through to modern advertising campaigns including those masterminded by the author.

GTby Citroën. Citroën doesn’t build supercars, but as every millennial knows, you can be whoever you want to be in the online world. So in the marque revealed a virtual GT concept for the latest instalment of the massively popular Gran Turismo driving game franchise – and then built a fully driveable version for the real world (minus the digital car’s hydrogen fuel-cell.

Model history. After 18 years of secret development as the successor to the Traction Avant, the DS 19 was introduced on 5 October at the Paris Motor the first 15 minutes of the show, orders were taken, and orders for the first day total During the 10 days of the show, the DS took in 80, deposits; a record that stood for over 60 years, until it was eclipsed by the Designer: Flaminio Bertoni.

Hello from New Zealand, What a wonderful tribute to the Citroen Marque. It would be great to have any information including any photos of this major event, from a dedicated Citroen enthusiast.

I have had the pleasure of working with the Citroen brand the majority of my life, and still own three of the Traction Avant models. 37, used Citroen cars for sale from France. Best prices and best deals for Citroen cars in France.

Citroen Ads from car dealers and private sellers. Review and Buy used Citroen cars online at OOYYO. The book will be available on the Citroën lifestyle e-shop: Two other books focusing on the history of the brand are also available which highlight the people, innovations and designs that have made Citroën one of the most celebrated brands in the world.

Trevor Fiore, Citroën’s design chief during this period, was a curious chap. Born in England as Trevor Frost, he soon took on his mother’s name in order to add a little Italian credibility to his work. Perhaps it worked, because he became Robert Opron’s successor at Citroën inbut not before penning designs for several carmakers under the flag of his own consultancy in previous.

Discover the vineyards & wines of Chablis, Saint Bris and Irancy aboard the famous Citroen 2CV with a chauffeur. After exploring the medieval city and a walk along the banks of the Yonne, enjoy the comfort of your double room at the hotel Le Maxime***.

Author of In the age of motoring, Peugeot, Bugatti, Les Renault de Louis Renault, Pierre Dumont, Quai de Javel, quai André Citroën, L'Interculturel Dans L'Espace Francophone, Les voitures franc ʹaises de a Citroën presents the B14, a mass-market car with luxury features.

It was one of the most popular vehicles in the inter-war period. The brand also presents the B15, the first French commercial vehicle with a closed cab. Official statistics on the number of vehicles per capita.

Inalmost one-third of vehicles on the road in France are made. Decidedly contemporary, Citroën’s best-seller ( million vehicles sold, 5 th best seller in France at end-September ) reinvents itself, focused on a unique design and even greater interior comfort.

Wide seats in the front and rear with soft padding, and spacious passenger legroom. Citroën has confirmed plans to build the Citroën GT, a two-seat sports car originally created for the virtual world of the Gran Turismo 5 racing simulator for the PlayStation 3.

The car will be available worldwide, said a Citroën spokeswoman. The Citroen nameplate is nowhere to be seen. This is the first car in Europe where the DS nameplate is born as a marque by itself, the third brand. On Ma the Mullin Museum in Oxnard, California, will debut an exhibit honoring the brand, and Citroen: The Man, The Marque, The Mystique aims to be “the most comprehensive look at the history of the famed French automaker ever attempted in North America.” Citroen Traction : Kurt Ernst.

The Eiffel Tower served as a billboard for Citroën from to André Citroën built armaments for France during World War I and after the war he had a factory and no product.

Inthe business started to produce automobiles, beginning with the conventional type A. Pierre-Jules Boulanger, often known simply as Pierre Boulanger (10 March –12 November ), was a French engineer and businessman. He directed Citroën as a vice-president and as chairman from until his death in a car accident.

He was known to colleagues as : 10 MarchSin-le-Noble, France. Told with great expertise and panache, here is the full post-war story of Citroën cars, encompassing such favourites as the radical Traction Avant, iconic DS and cheeky 2CV.

Includes technical data, driving impressions and buying advice. "well-informed and illustrated history" London Evening Standard "presented in top-class style" Motor Sport. ‘Citroën: The Man, the Marque, the Mystique’ Review: The Art of the Auto How a French gear maker transformed the European car industry and Reviews: Citroen had recently purchased financially-troubled Maserati, and went about exercising their engine expertise not long afterward.

The SM was the successful product of this union between France and Italy, receiving the innovative hydropneumatic system first introduced in the DS, as well as a V6 motor engineered and built by Maserati.

The Mullin Automotive Museum has dedicated itself to Citroën until Spring of with "Citroën: The Man, The Marque, The Mystique".Author: Mike Magrath.

The sleek profile cut by the special drop-top DS prompted Citroen to add a convertible option to their regular catalog, selling examples over the course of some fifteen years. I am a car designer from Germany, and I maintain in the face of common perception that the French can make, and have made some of the most wonderful cars ever.

Unfortunately, that wonderfulness is usually mostly conceptual - which means, the cars. Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer knows how to keep the balance between the needs of family motoring and real driving pleasure.

Now even more unique, it features a fresh, dynamic front end, bold new rear chevrons and two brand new body colours: Alchemy Blue and Soft Sand. Life’s journeys just gained an extra dash of style and substance/5(19).

Without precedent for the marque’s history, Citroen is to be highlighted at Pebble Beach. At ’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be an exceptional festival of French design and innovation as Citroen – for the very first time in the brand’s history – blesses the neat, trimmed yards as the current year’s Featured Marque.

Et pourtant elle aurait pu ne pas naître. Durant les annéesl’avenir de la marque aux chevrons est véritablement sur la sellette et ne doit sa survie qu’au succès de la BX, rouge et conquérante.

Non moins flamboyante, la XM achève l’oeuvre de reconstruction de Citroën et consolide la place de la marque au sein du groupe PSA.5/5. You can find his shots of the astounding find in his book, Carros de Cuba.

Land Rover purchased it in and it featured heavily in the marque’s 70th anniversary celebrations in   Renault he pointed out were guilty of industrial espionage with the R4 pinching ideas from Citroën and the 2CV.

Being a Cit fan with a D (I have owned for 20 years and taken 5 to restore) I really appreciated his overwhelming passion for the marque. his knowledge and enthusiasm is all consuming. Great guy, great cars.

Yeah, Francine, the 11CV rules. Got one of my own. Nicest car I have. Andre Citroen visited Henry Ford in They became good friends, thats why the. While I haven’t followed Citroen too closely over the years, I happen to like, in many cases, the first iteration of particular cars.

Like the ``63 Birds–my favorite is the ` Same with the suicide-door Lincolns; `61 is my fave. Same hold true with Citroen. I love the ``61 DS19s for some reason. Simpler design I : Kurt Ernst.Citroën est une marque d’automobiles française qui appartient au groupe PSA Peugeot Citroën.Réputé pour ses technologies d'avant-garde, le fabricant est à l’origine de la création de la.Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account.

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