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Type H van is a Jumper in an Overcoat

Design Boom, 3 Apr 2017

type H 70th anniversary van is a tribute to flaminio bertoni

as tribute to italian automobile designer flaminio bertoni and his citroën HY unveiled exactly 70 years ago, david obendorfer and fabrizio caselani unveil a contemporary reinvention of the legendary model. packaged as a complete car kit and developed on the citroën jumper chassis, the type H 70th anniversary van will ...

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Citroën E-Berlingo Multispace: Electric Minivan Arrives

Cynthia Shahan, CleanTechnica, 31 Mar 2017

Will we see it in Australia?

For those who enjoy a larger leisure activity vehicle, the Citroën Berlingo has been around serving such needs for over 20 years. What’s been missing? Those vehicles have run on polluting fossil fuels and noisy engines. Now, there’s a solution — the electric Citroën E-Berlingo.

“The new E-Berlingo Multispace keeps ...

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Kris Meeke's Mexico win worked wonders for the WRC and Citroën

David Evans, Autosport, 16 Mar 2017

Kris Meeke didn't just turn Citroën's 2017 World Rally Championship around by winning in Mexico, he also did the WRC a huge favour with his last-stage near-disaster, reckons DAVID EVANS

I've held off writing this piece for a few days, desperate not to get caught up in the hype or the hyperbole. But it hasn't worked.

Three full days after it happened, I was still watching the video of Meeke's last-stage off in Mexico pretty much on ...

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Hot Citroën C3 GTi could be on the way to rival the Fiesta ST

Richard Ingram - Auto Express, 7 Feb 2017

New sporty Citroën C3 being considered, but the performance model would still focus on comfort and refinement

A Citroën C3 GTi could be in the pipeline according to top bosses at the French brand. The new model would continue to focus on comfort and refinement, however, despite offering comparable performance to a Ford Fiesta ST. 

Speaking from the opening round of the 2017 World Rally Championship ...

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Citroën's WRC return: A bad start, or a bad 2017 ahead?

David Evans, Autosport, 25 Jan 2017

Citroën's fully-fledged factory World Rally Championship return got off to a bad start in Monte Carlo.

A straight, a kink and a couple of bumps near Gap helped write a story Citroën fans probably won't want to read.

Question is: was last week's Monte Carlo Rally just a dull - to the point of unreadable - opening chapter? Or is Versailles' latest block-buster doomed?

There's ...

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Cavalcade of Citroëns take on Yorkshire Dales climbs

Darlington and Stockton Times, 9 Jan 2017

A CAVALCADE of small, vintage Citroën 2CVs took on some of the Yorkshire Dales most treacherous hills over the weekend.

The 80 mile rally through the dales proved an unusual sight as owners of the French-designed cars wound their way through the dales to Britain’s highest pub, the Tan Hill Inn.

The iconic vehicles were originally invented to help motorise French farmers still reliant on horses and carts in the ...

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Three French Deadly Sins (Part 3)

Curbside Classic, 22 Dec 2016

Here we go for the final installment of the French Deadly Sins. In doing these in chronological order, the juiciest Sin was left for last.

This is the story of the downfall of a giant, full of hubris and shortsightedness akin to General Motors and British Leyland: Citroën and its woeful Wankel-engined waif, the 1973-75 GS Birotor.

Rotary Death-Spiral: The Citroën GS Birotor

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Citroën had no sooner consumed Panhard than it faced its comeuppance. A ...

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Citroën reveals 2017 C3 WRC challenger

Jamie Klein, Motorsport.com, 21 Dec 2016

Citroën has taken the wraps off its C3 WRC contender, becoming the fourth and final manufacturer entry in the series to reveal its 2017-spec car.

The French marque unveiled the car that replaces the outgoing DS3 WRC in a launch in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, featuring a livery carrying the UAE city's branding.

Kris Meeke, Craig Breen and Stephane Lefebvre make up the driving strength for Citroën, which had also been linked to a ...

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Three French Deadly Sins (Part 2)

Curbside Classic, 21 Dec 2016

Welcome to part 2 of the French Deadly Sins series. Today, we shall focus on a DS that spanned the ’50s and ’60s, the Panhard Dyna Z (1954-59) and its related successor, the PL 17 (1960-65). True to the spirit of the Deadly Sins, these cars may have sold w

Panhard Gets Eaten Alive: The Dyna Z / PL 17

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The Panhard company was France’s oldest automaker, having built its first petrol-engined car in 1890. Over the years, it had diversified its production to include trucks, coaches, railbuses and a very successful line of military vehicles.

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Panhard cars evolved toward the ...

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