French Rarity: 1987 Citroen CX 25 Prestige

French cars are a mysterious spot on the automotive landscape these days, a reminder that they were once an import like any other brand sold stateside. However, for the predominant brands of Citroen and Peugeot, a series of challenges… more»

Restore, or Not? 1956 Citroën Traction Avant 11B

Many car makers lay claim to some fame or another: first this, first that. My favorite “car of firsts” is the Lancia Lambda. Yes, I probably like Lancias too well, but the Lambda did deserve accolades for the first… more»

Oddball Beauty: 1972 Citroen DS

There are a few automakers which don’t follow the grain and just do their own thing. Citroen is a very good example of this, always shunning traditional design conventions and how a car should operate and look. Sometimes they… more»

No Reserve Barn Find: 1973 Citroen SM Project

In 1964, Facel S.A. expired. Facel was renowned in France and beyond for its luxury cars. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Ringo Starr, the Shah of Iran, Stirling Moss – Facel owners read like a Who’s Who of… more»

Needs Body Work: 1984 Citroen Acadiane Van

Citroen’s 2CV (or deux chevaux – two horses) was born in the mid 1930s. The company’s chief engineer, Pierre-Jules Boulanger, reportedly aimed to ease the course of farmers from field to market by supplying a cheaper, faster conveyance than… more»

Low Miles! 1973 Citroen SM Coupe

Citroen’s DS – covered here at Barn Finds a number of times – was a tour de force in the world of automotive history. In 1961, Citroen began working on its encore, originally intended as simply a high-performance version… more»

Slightly Needy: 1972 Citroen D Super

Citroen stunned the market when it introduced the DS in 1955. Its predecessor, the Traction Avant, was a groundbreaking vehicle in its own right, but the DS was downright bodacious. Orders for the quirky vehicle broke records. Offered alongside… more»

Ever Seen One? 1980 Citroen Dyane

Frequent finder Russell G. sent us this unusual (ok, at least in the US) 1980 Citroen Dyane that is for sale in Havertown, PA. It will cost a new owner $13,500 (or best offer) and is listed for sale… more»

Maserati Engine: 19K-Mile 1973 Citroen SM

“Trust the SM. You’d be surprised what a machine can do when it knows you believe in it. Easy on the steering wheel. Handle it gently. Don’t overwhelm the SM. It will do what you want it to. The… more»

French Hauler: 1980 Citroen CX Transporter

When it comes to flat-bed conversions, there’s seemingly endless potential when it comes to enterprising enthusiasts finding ways to make their ultimate hauler. Here in the states, we tend to lean towards a Chevy C10 or C30 ramp truck… more»

Backyard Easter Eggs: Small Citroen Collection

As Easter approaches, the return of pastel colors helps to drive out the doldrums of winter and remind us of resurrection, rebirth, and renewal.  If you are a fan of pastel colors, soft shapes, and “all in one basket”… more»

French Innovation! 1964 Citroën ID19 Safari

The Citroën DS and its variants were built between 1955 and 1975, with worldwide sales that approached 1.5 million units. You commonly see them in international films, but not that often in person in the U.S. The ID19 was… more»

French Group B: 1987 Citroen BX4TC

A few years ago, some of you may recall that our own Scotty G. bought one of the rarer Subarus ever sold here in the U.S. with his gorgeous 1988 RX Turbo sedan. You can find one of his… more»

Quonset Hut Find: 1963 Citroen DS19 Break

The Citroen DS19 Break, or wagon, is a rare version of an already rare car. However, rare does not always translate to high values, and the unusual French car requires a passionate owner to be brought back to life…. more»

Texas Find: 1987 Citroën CX 25 TRI Break

As one of the French Big Three – along with Peugeot and Renault – Citroën offered arguably the most unusual line of cars with some of the most unusual and now-legendary features, such as a hydraulic suspension and stepping… more»

French Import Project: 1986 Citroën CX Prestige

Citroëns have been seen all over Europe in the 100+ years the brand has been around. But they’re lesser seen in the U.S., and such is the case with this 1986 Citroën CX Prestige which the seller lists as… more»