Live from the Paris Motor Show: Citroën DS 21, 2CV6 Spécial
1970s / 1980s / Citroen / French

Live from the Paris Motor Show: Citroën DS 21, 2CV6 Spécial

Citroën is displaying a 1988 2CV6 Spécial and a 1971 DS 21 on its stand at the Paris Motor Show. The display officially pays homage to the company’s heritage but there is a little more to it than that. The company’s recent premium DS-badged cars are sold in standalone showrooms in China, but they’ve been … Continue reading

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A look at the Wankel-powered Citroën M35
1960s / 1970s / Citroen / French

A look at the Wankel-powered Citroën M35

In 1969, Citroën took an unprecedented approach to showcasing its engineering might: it gave a group of carefully-selected customers the opportunity to purchase and test an Ami 8-derived prototype called M35. The highly experimental M35 was powered by a 995cc single-rotor Wankel engine developed by Comotor, a joint-venture co-founded by NSU and Citroën to design … Continue reading

Auction watch: 1964 Renault Dauphine Gordini sells for $16,500
1960s / Auction watch / French / News / Renault

Auction watch: 1964 Renault Dauphine Gordini sells for $16,500

The Renault 8 Gordini is worth a small fortune, especially if you’re after a well-restored 1300cc example that is either stock or fitted with discreet period-correct modifications. We’ve always admired the 8 Gordini, but paying E-Class money for one seems rather silly. Up until recently the older Dauphine Gordini was still reasonably priced because it … Continue reading