Citroen

French Diplomat: 1952 Citroen Traction Avant

When it comes to cars that could be labeled as truly ground-breaking, the Citroen Traction Avant would have to feature in that category. It was a car that brought a number of new ideas to the automotive table, and… more»

Your New Food Truck? 1973 Citroen HY Van

When it comes to vintage trucks and vans, it’s hard to deny their appeal strictly from a character standpoint. There’s something about a rig that’s been used for mundane tasks and assignments that survives to live a nice retirement… more»

Meet George Jetson: 1959 Citroen ID 19

We were recently chatting about how groundbreaking in design the Studebaker Hawk was compared to some other offerings at the same time, but this 1959 Citroen ID 19 blows them all out of the water! This futuristic (even now)… more»

Maserati-Power: 46k Mile 1972 Citroen SM

When it comes to producing quirky and interesting cars, Citroen is a manufacturer with a history littered with more examples than most. From the utilitarian and practical 2CV through to cars like this 1972 SM, there is little chance… more»

Wooden Cage? 1947 Citroen U23 Truck

I’m not sure what this 1947 (it says both 46 and 47 in the ad) Citroen AX wood-bodied truck was originally designed to carry, but I do know it was carried from France to Canada at some point and is… more»

Sacré-Bleu! Survivor 1980 Citroën 2CV

This 1980 Citroën 2CV was found in a basement in Europe, having been kept and maintained since new by its original owner. Its current owner purchased it from that individual in 2006 and legally imported it to the United… more»

French Wagon Find: 1966 Citroen ID21F Safari

Discovered in Southern Washington, this black plate California special is a unique and very cool French find. The Citroen ID21F Safari is a quirky, but neat machine with styling that is unmistakable. Last registered in California, this Citroen has… more»

Maserati Power: 1972 Citroen SM Driver

Finding Citroen SMs that reside in the small space between basketcase and high-dollar restoration is a challenge. Given the cost associated with properly restoring one of these exotic machines, you don’t often find sellers willing to get one to… more»

French Loaf: 1970 Citröen DS ID21F

If this style of car looks familiar to you, you’ve been paying attention in the vintage-automobile scene. That’s correct, it is indeed a Citroën DS platform station wagon (or Estate, or Shooting Brake, whatever you call it in your… more»

Failed to Start: 1967 Citroën DS21

One of the challenges with owning an oddball vehicle is the limited support network for repairing said vehicle when a repair is required above your own skill level. I’ve run into this with my vintage Toyota HiAce project, as… more»

French Connection: 1972 Citroen SM Coupe

Citroen is a French manufacturer whose offerings have always been bold, daring, and controversial. The SM Coupe was no exception to this rule, and in spite of strong sales in the USA, the car disappeared from the American market… more»

Bread Van, Anyone? 1963 Citroën Acadiane

One of the highlights of owning a van project like my 1981 Toyota HiAce is how functional it is even when I’m not using it. I can store all sorts of crap in the back while it’s just sitting… more»

Restore or Parts Car?: 1965 Citroën DS19

When your neighbor on one side of you brought home a new Mustang and the neighbor on the other side bought a new Riviera, there was no question who the college professor was when you pulled into your driveway… more»

Looks Can Be Deceiving: 1961 Citroën DS19

The Citroën DS has polarizing looks—some of us find it beautiful, others of us find it strange or even repulsive—but I think we can all agree that we’ve seen prettier examples than this ’61 DS19. But! While it may… more»

S Class Opposite: 1987 Citroën AX CX Pallas

When Citroen pulled out of the US market, that wasn’t the end of the company’s presence in the U.S. Cars like this 1987 AX CX Pallas were imported and federalized according to rigorous safety and emissions requirements. While the company… more»

“No, It Doesn’t Float!” 1971 Citroen Mehari

When I stumbled upon this 1971 Citroen Mehari, advertised here on Craigslist, my initial reaction was What the heck is that?  Devoted Barnfinds readers may remember a write-up Scotty Gilbertson did on one of these trucks a little over a year ago, however,… more»