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    Citroën GS 1220 Club (1973). Unconditional loyalty of two enthusiasts. 

    And you don't only see that loyalty with the beautiful and special Citroën GS, but also at the wedding of their French family friend, a sheep herder of the French breed Briard named: Roos. They are all three passionate Citroëndrivers and before it was purchased 23 years (!) ago, the family already had a bright yellow 1979 GSX. That was their first car and they have been driving it for years. 'Une vehicle excellence'.  More

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    SM for advanced

    Countless jokes must have been made about that: SM as in Sadomasochism. A kick to open goal. Because the Citroëns with their Maserati engines were quite characterful. They asked the hand of very good mechanics and enthusiastic drivers. History records that the members of the Moluccan band 'Massada' were SM enthusiasts. They knew that the expensive-sounding rattle in the block was often quite harmless and bought their SMs for change. Johan Cruijff also drove one and they were there Citroën on the Amsterdam Stadionweg very happy with it. More

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    Citroën BX Sports (1986). The real iconic 'Flodder' BX 

    The chance that you have a Citroen BX Sport in everyday traffic is getting smaller and smaller. It's actually a bit of nostalgia. The BX models made for peak performance – such as the GT and the Sport – have become rare. It is a high-profile youngtimer, and this very fine and comfortable, reasonably modern car has not yet been forgotten.  More

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    Citroën Visa. The BNR podcast and the atmosphere of a real strong holder

    During episode 186 of BNR Petrolheads it was discussed again: the Citroën Visa. Carlo Brantsen and Bas van Werven paid attention to the fun Citroën and the trigger was the car memory. For this regular section of the entertaining car podcast, listeners send in beautiful car-related stories that are alternately presented by Brantsen and Van Werven. More

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    Citroën Acadiane (1980): A worthy delivery van for Jan Gerrit. 

    What inspired Jan Gerrit to buy a classic French car where the rust devil has been more than active? The bottom is now as crispy as a pizza and the sheet metal of the small van also deserves the necessary attention. And that while in the Netherlands you can still buy a good MOT approved Acadiane, with which you can hit the road right away.  More

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    Citroën Qatar (1982). Inspiration in action. 

    A Qatar what? When you hear the name, does it get acutely foggy in your head? You can bet that you have something very special as the owner of this one Citroën 'kitcar'. You don't have a car like that to yourself. Everyone who sees the car enjoys this funny and practical pickup. If you enter the name Sifft Katar into your buzzing machine, you will be extensively informed about the development of this Mèhari-type off-road vehicle.  More

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    Citroën Ami 6. Flaminio Bertoni's masterpiece has been around for sixty years

    Charming, uniquely designed and graceful. Actually, every classic enthusiast has sympathy for the Citroën Ami 6, which will be celebrating its 2021th birthday in 6. The Ami 24 was presented on April 1961, XNUMX. Citroën emphasized in the press release that the Ami 6 was especially not intended as a replacement for the 2CV. The Ami 6 was indeed […] More

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    Citroën Acadiane by Evert van Benthem

    A few years ago I was present at the farewell party of my primary school friend Jan de Kroon. He had sold his flower bulb company on Kamperzandweg in Ens. For political and economic reasons, he and his family decided to move to Canada. He thus followed in the footsteps of his brother-in-law and sister. Around the turn of the millennium they had already left for North America to give a new and above all greater impulse to their farming life. More

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    Robert Opron. The Citroën years

    Robert Opron passed away on March 29. He is considered one of the most striking and influential car designers in history. The Frenchman was good for an unparalleled automotive heritage. Many creations can be called up in this way and are characterized by a daring, aerodynamic and far-reaching timeless style. […] More

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    Citroën Traction Avant 11 BL (1954): Enviously beautiful. 

    Few cars were built in the last century that had as much character as the Citroën Traction Avant. With this Citroën also came the definitive breakthrough of front-wheel drive. Over time he appeared in various versions. Maybe that's why quite a few have been preserved and luckily you will come across several in the summer months.  More

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