Live from the Paris Motor Show: Citroën DS 21, 2CV6 Spécial
1970s / 1980s / 2014 Paris Motor Show / 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

Live from the Paris Motor Show: the wood master model for the Fiat 500
1950s / 2014 Paris Motor Show / Fiat / Italian

Live from the Paris Motor Show: the wood master model for the Fiat 500

Fiat has traveled to this year’s Paris Motor Show to introduce a new crossover called 500X.  The 500X is heavily inspired by the current 500 hatchback, which in turn borrows styling cues from the original 500.  To pay a homage to the car that started it all, the company is displaying the wood master body that served … Continue reading

Live from the Paris Motor Show: 1954 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint
1950s / 2014 Paris Motor Show / Alfa Romeo / Italian

Live from the Paris Motor Show: 1954 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

Alfa Romeo is celebrating the Giulietta’s 60th birthday by showcasing a very early model on its stand at this year’s edition of the Paris Motor Show. The car is wearing a private registration number which likely indicates it is owned by a private party, not by Alfa Romeo’s official museum. The Giulietta was presented to … Continue reading