Citroen

Dusty 1980 Citroen 2CV Charleston

How can you not admire the Citroën 2CV, a/k/a “Deux Chevaux” or “two horses”? Like the Volkswagen Beetle, it was a bare-bones pre-war design that somehow made it through the conflict to enjoy a long global life. They were… more»

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One Owner Exotic: 1973 Citroen SM

The Citroen SM is a car that often stokes prime car guy emotion, as it’s a slice of Italian pedigree that rarely comes up for grabs at such a low price point. Of course, there’s a good reason for… more»

Rare Example: 1973 Citroën 3CV

It seems strange to tag a car that looks for all the world like a Citroën 2CV as “rare,” but in comparative terms, this little car is a rare example. In fact, it was built in Argentina, and examples… more»

Rare Estate: 1988 Citroen CX Break

We’ve literally seen and written about thousands of different classic cars over the years here at Barn Finds, but a search through our database shows that this is only the second Citroën CX 25 Break (Estate) that we have… more»

Maserati-Powered: 1973 Citroen SM Project

Any person who attempts to compile a list of the greatest cars of the 20th Century is sure to spark spirited debate. Some people will argue why a particular vehicle should be excluded, while others will provide sound arguments… more»

Crazy V8-Powered Custom! 1950 Citroën 15C9

In parts of California you’d have to strip naked, stand up through the sun roof, and set your hair on fire to be noticed driving a Ferrari. Even in that rarefied air you will definitely catch motorists and pedestrians… more»

Parked For 25 Years: 1973 Citroen SM

The Citroen SM is one of those vintage cars that are both tempting and terrifying at the same time. They are striking vehicles (the looks are a subjective matter, of course) with exotic drivetrains and over-the-top engineering. When preserved… more»

Potential Bargain: 1976 Citroen 2CV

The owner of this 1976 Citroén 2CV must relocate for work, and as a result, he needs to part with this project car. It is a clean and tidy classic that runs and drives. All it needs is for… more»

Gallic Barn Find: 1971 Citroen DS21

A Citroen DS21 is always an interesting find. They’re a bit goofy looking, like a rearranged Dustbuster but always garner high-praise from Citroen aficionados and fans alike. This 1971 example is about as much a barn find as a… more»

French Import: 1991 Citroën XM

French automakers such as Citroën, Peugeot, and Renault all spent time selling vehicles in the United States, but by the early 1990s, the trio had all left the market due to abysmal sales. Though most vehicles from the 1980s… more»

Le Unusual! Le Patron Citroen-Based Sports Car

“A Morgan, a Bugatti and a Citroen went into a bar…” Thus must begin the story that begat this 1984 Le Patron — thank you to Barn Finds reader Ira Goldstein for submitting this very unusual find! It’s listed… more»

Massive Barn Find Stash Found in France!

One of my most frequent automotive fantasies involves going off on a hike in search of a forgotten garage full of classic automobiles. I did this a few years ago with a friend off of a tip about a… more»

French Diesel: 1979 Citroën CX 2500 Pallas

Bonjour. We have only featured a half-dozen Citroëns over the last six months here at Barn Finds, that has to be one of the lowest numbers of any major manufacturer seen here. Let’s bump up that number a bit… more»

Parked For 55 Years: 1953 Citroen Traction Avant

I’ll admit that I don’t know a whole lot about Citroens. Usually, when I hear the name Citroen, I think of the DS model with its unique hydraulic suspension and reverse Dustbuster styling. But long before the DS’ inception,… more»

Wheeler Dealers: Mike Brewer’s 1971 Citroen Safari

I think if the Cat in the Hat drove a car, it would look like this 1971 Citroen Safari. Why? It just has those goofy looking proportions of an eight-door airport limousine from yesteryear – something that would fit… more»

Parked Since ’71: 1961 Citroen ID19 Safari Wagon

This 1961 Citroen ID19 Safari Wagon looks promising in these dusty, as-found photos of it languishing in a Tennessee barn. Despite its completeness, there are body issues lurking that will make this either an exceptional parts car or tremendous… more»