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The Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, started in 1919 by André Citroën. Originally a mass-market car maker with relatively straight-forward designs, Citroën shocked the world in 1934 with the innovative Traction Avant (front wheel drive) ( 1934- 1956). Until the late 1980s... Citroën LN and LNA was a A subcompact car is a car in a vehicle size class smaller than a compact car, but larger than a microcar. Such cars usually have a wheelbase of 2.54 metres (100 inches) or less or between 85 ft³ (2400 L) and 99 ft³ (2800 L... subcompact A small variety of cars, the most popular kind of automobile. An automobile is a wheeled vehicle that carries its own engine. Different types of automobile include cars, buses, vans and trucks, with cars being the most popular by far. Older terms include horseless carriage and motor car, with motor... automobile. It was essentially a rebadged version of the The Peugeot 104 is a supermini-sized automobile produced by Peugeot in the 1970s and 1980s. The 104 was produced in various forms from 1972 to 1988. The heart of the car was the 1.1 L Douvrin engine, which was jointly developed with Renault. This used a transmission... Peugeot 104, which was also badge engineered as the In 1979, Peugeot took over the European division of Chrysler/Simca and renamed it Talbot on both European and French markets. It continued to produce the Chrysler-developed Sunbeam, 1510 (Alpine in UK), Solara and Horizon models as well as the Hillman Avenger. But at the beginning of 1982, Peugeot... Talbot Samba.


LN

The LN was introduced in 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). Events January January 1 - Watergate scandal: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up and are sentenced to between 30 months and 8 years in... 1975 as a reworked version of Peugeot is a major French car manufacturer whose roots go back to bicycle manufacturing at the end of the 19th century. Peugeot is now the largest bicycle manufacturer in France. See Peugeot tuning. Company History Peugeot 404 1999 Peugeot 206 A red Peugeot 307CC (coupé cabriolet), with a folding... Peugeot's The Peugeot 104 is a supermini-sized automobile produced by Peugeot in the 1970s and 1980s. The 104 was produced in various forms from 1972 to 1988. The heart of the car was the 1.1 L Douvrin engine, which was jointly developed with Renault. This used a transmission... 104 Coupé 3-door hatchback. It was powered by the economical 602  A cubic centimetre (cm3) is an SI derived unit of volume, equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centi metre. It was the basic unit of volume of the CGS system of units. In SI units: 1 cm3 = 10−6 cubic metres = 1 milli... cc BMW motorcycle powered by a flat-twin engine A flat-twin is a two cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a flat configuration. This geometry is probably the best regarding vibrations for a two cylinder engine. Most of the flat-twin engines built are air cooled... two-cylinder petrol engine of the 1960 2CV. Notice suicide doors The 2CV (deux chevaux - French, literally two horses, from the tax horsepower rating) was a popular French car made by Citroën. 3,872,583 2CV sedan, 1,246,306 utility models and even more derivatives were produced from 1948 to 1990. History Pierre... 2CV6. Equipment levels were spartan, but the LN stacked up on a budget asking price and cheap running costs.


LNA

Citroën sold the LN in its native The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... France only, but the more powerful LNA was introduced in 1983 is an integer and composite number that represents a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Events January January 1 - Beat Raaflaub became Basel Boys Choirs new conductor January 1 - the ARPANET officially changes to use the Internet Protocol, creating the Internet. January 1 - compulsory wearing... 1983 and was exported to Britain and most of the rest of Europe. It had the more powerful and modern BMW motorcycle powered by a flat-twin engine A flat-twin is a two cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a flat configuration. This geometry is probably the best regarding vibrations for a two cylinder engine. Most of the flat-twin engines built are air cooled... two-cylinder 652  A cubic centimetre (cm3) is an SI derived unit of volume, equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centi metre. It was the basic unit of volume of the CGS system of units. In SI units: 1 cm3 = 10−6 cubic metres = 1 milli... cc engine of the Visa and later a 1.1 L four-cylinder engine was added which had a top speed of nearly 90mph on the LNA 11E and 11RE. But like the smaller engined LN, the LNA was cheap to buy and cheap to run.


At the same time the LNA was launched, its Peugeot is a major French car manufacturer whose roots go back to bicycle manufacturing at the end of the 19th century. Peugeot is now the largest bicycle manufacturer in France. See Peugeot tuning. Company History Peugeot 404 1999 Peugeot 206 A red Peugeot 307CC (coupé cabriolet), with a folding... Peugeot-sourced bodyshell also spawned the In 1979, Peugeot took over the European division of Chrysler/Simca and renamed it Talbot on both European and French markets. It continued to produce the Chrysler-developed Sunbeam, 1510 (Alpine in UK), Solara and Horizon models as well as the Hillman Avenger. But at the beginning of 1982, Peugeot... Talbot Samba which was little more than a Citroën LNA with square headlights and a different rear body.


Citroën LNA production ceased in the summer of 1985, while the In 1979, Peugeot took over the European division of Chrysler/Simca and renamed it Talbot on both European and French markets. It continued to produce the Chrysler-developed Sunbeam, 1510 (Alpine in UK), Solara and Horizon models as well as the Hillman Avenger. But at the beginning of 1982, Peugeot... Talbot Samba survived another year. But the The Peugeot 104 is a supermini-sized automobile produced by Peugeot in the 1970s and 1980s. The 104 was produced in various forms from 1972 to 1988. The heart of the car was the 1.1 L Douvrin engine, which was jointly developed with Renault. This used a transmission... Peugeot 104, from which these two cars were spawned, remained in production until 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. Events Environmental change Zebra mussels found in the Great lakes December 2 - Cyclone in Bangladesh leaves 5 million homeless - thousands dead December 7 - In Armenia an earthquake 6.9 on the Richter scale killed nearly 25.000... 1988 even though its successor, the The Peugeot 205 is a small supermini hatchback sold by Peugeot between 1983 and 1996, in 3 or 5-door bodies. Engines ranged from 950 cc to 1905 cc engine displacement, in fuel injected petrol and Diesel versions. 1990 Peugeot 205 Junior Widely regarded as a modern classic, the 205... 205, had been launched five years earlier.



Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, started in 1919 by André Citroën. Originally a mass-market car maker with relatively straight-forward designs, Citroën shocked the world in 1934 with the innovative Traction Avant (front wheel drive) ( 1934- 1956). Until the late 1980s... Citroën


In production

The Citroën Berlingo is a small utility vehicle from Citroën developed in a common project with Peugeot, who have named their version Partner. It was released in 1996, a revised version featuring a redesigned interior and front end was released in 2003. The passenger car version... Berlingo | The Citroën C1 is a minicar developed by PSA Group ( Peugeot/ Citroën) in a joint-venture with japanese group Toyota Motor Corporation. It was presented for the first time at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. Its a 4-seater, 2 or 4-door city car... C1 | Citroën C2 The Citroën C2 is a supermini car produced from 2004 as the new entry point for the Citroën brand. The C2 and similar Citroën C3 replaced the Citroën Saxo in the companys lineup. Its relatively high price... C2 | Citroën C3 The Citroën C3 is a supermini car made by Citroën. Launched in 2003 as one of two replacements for the Citroën Saxo (the other being the smaller Citroën C2 of 2004), the car seems to be a turning... C3 | 2004 Citroën C4 Coupe The Citroën C4 is a European compact car designed to be the successor to the Citroën Xsara. It has been launched in the fall of 2004. A 3-door coupe or a 5-door hatchback are the available body shapes... C4 | The Citroën C5 is the medium segment car in the Citroën range, available as a saloon (sedan) or estate (wagon). It replaced the Xantia in early 2001, and is a key rival to the Ford Mondeo and Renault Laguna. The C5 is powered by 1.8... C5 | The Citroën C6 is a large automobile manufactured by Citroën of France, sold from 2005 and presented for the first time at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. It is inspired by the C6 Lignage prototype which was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show in the... C6 | The Citroën C8 is a European minivan seating up to eight people. It was launched in 2002 to replace the Evasion. The C8 was developed by the Sevel Nord joint-venture agreement between PSA ( Peugeot- Citroën) and Fiat. Its design makes it identical to the Peugeot... C8 | The C15 was the forerunner to todays utility vehicles. It has been on the market since 1984 and has sold over 1,200,000 models. It is renowned for its practicality and reliability. The C15 now features a 1.9 D 43 kW (60 bhp) engine. It is 3... C15 | The Citroën Elysée is a sedan designed in China and derived from the ZX, with a front reminiscent of that of the Xsara. Categories: Automobile stubs | Citroën vehicles ... Elysée | The Citroën Jumpy (called Citroën Dispatch on the UK market) is a small van produced at Sevel Nord from 1995. It has undergone a major facelift in 2004. Categories: Automobile stubs | Citroën vehicles ... Jumpy | The Citroën Jumper is a van produced by Sevel Sur from 1994. It is similar to the Peugeot Boxer or to the Fiat Ducato. In UK it is sold under the name Citroën Relay. Categories: Automobile stubs | Citroën vehicles ... Jumper | Xsara


Historic

Traction Avant | TUB | TUC | 1960 2CV. Notice suicide doors The 2CV (deux chevaux - French, literally two horses, from the tax horsepower rating) was a popular French car made by Citroën. 3,872,583 2CV sedan, 1,246,306 utility models and even more derivatives were produced from 1948 to 1990. History Pierre... 2CV | The Acadiane is a small commercial vehicle derived from the Dyane, produced from 1978 to 1987. Acadiane Categories: Citroën vehicles | Automobile stubs ... Acadiane | The Citroën Ami series was launched in 1961 and remained in production until May 1978. Although it was in no way its commercial name, the Ami was often called in France Citroën 3CV (trois chevaux). The Ami Super was a 4 cylinder variant powered by the... Ami 6 | The Citroën Ami series was launched in 1961 and remained in production until May 1978. Although it was in no way its commercial name, the Ami was often called in France Citroën 3CV (trois chevaux). The Ami Super was a 4 cylinder variant powered by the... Ami 8 | The Citroën Ami series was launched in 1961 and remained in production until May 1978. Although it was in no way its commercial name, the Ami was often called in France Citroën 3CV (trois chevaux). The Ami Super was a 4 cylinder variant powered by the... Ami Super | The Citroën Axel was a car sold in some countries in Western Europe between 1985 and 1990. It was a rebadged version of the small Oltcit hatchback produced in Romania. Categories: Citroën vehicles | Automobile stubs ... Axel | The Citroën AX is a small car, built by Citroën from 1986 to 1998. It was launched at the 1986 Paris Salon motor show to replace the Citroën Visa. It was available in 3-door form, with 1.0 L, 1.1 ... AX | 1989 BX GTI The Citroën BX was introduced in 1982 and was a somewhat radical car compared to many of its contemporaries. Being French, the car was launched under the Eiffel Tower with great fanfare. Oddly enough, the body design of the BX is strongly inspired from a... BX | 1986 Citroën CX 25 Prestige The CX was a model of Citroën automobile manufactured and sold between 1974 and 1988. A total of 1,042,460 CXs were produced. The CX is often cited by enthusiasts as the last real Citroën before Peugeot took... CX | The Citroën C25 is a van produced by Sevel Sur from 1981 to 1993. It is similar to the Peugeot J5 or to the Talbot Express. Categories: Automobile stubs | Citroën vehicles ... C25 | Citroën C32 and Citroën C35 were vans produced by Citroën from 1974 to 1992. This van was the result of a cooperation with Fiat and was sold under the name Fiat 242 in Italy. Both vehicles were produced in Italy till 1987, and then... C35 | Dyane The Citroën Dyane was a an automobile model of the French company based on the famous Citroën 2CV. It was a hatchback with some styling differences, such as conventional round headlamps set into the bodyshell with a squared enjoliveur, as opposed to the bug eye... Dyane | The DS (also known as Déesse, or Goddess, after the punning initials in French) was a model of Citroën automobile manufactured and sold between 1955 and 1975. The DS is characterized by long, smooth, fluid body lines, a hydraulic suspension system, front-wheel drive, and a... DS | The DS (also known as Déesse, or Goddess, after the punning initials in French) was a model of Citroën automobile manufactured and sold between 1955 and 1975. The DS is characterized by long, smooth, fluid body lines, a hydraulic suspension system, front-wheel drive, and a... ID | 1998 SX 2.0i with both sliding doors open. Roof bars were optional. 1998 Evasion. The front grille was updated with the corporate style the following year. The Citroën Evasion is a minivan or MPV manufactured from 1994 to 2002. It could seat two to eight people, with... Evasion | The Citroën FAF was a car derived from the 2CV and designed for the Third World countries. FAF standed for the French Facile à Fabriquer and Facile à Financer (easy to build, easy to finance). The body was made of easy to produce folded elements and the car... FAF | The Citroën GS / GSA: was a popular, comfortable and very agile French car made by Citroën. 2,5 million were produced from 1970 to 1986. The initial body shape was a berline (three lateral glass). The vehicle displayed fluid body lines and was equipped with front... GS | The Citroën GS / GSA: was a popular, comfortable and very agile French car made by Citroën. 2,5 million were produced from 1970 to 1986. The initial body shape was a berline (three lateral glass). The vehicle displayed fluid body lines and was equipped with front... GSA | The Citroën H Van or HY was a light truck produced by Citroën between 1947 and 1981. Categories: Van stubs | Citroën vehicles ... H Van | LN | LNA | M35 | Méhari | Saxo | SM | Visa | XM | Xantia | ZX


Prototypes and Concept Cars

The Citroën G Van was the 1948 prototype built by Citroën of a small truck which looked like a scaled down version of the H Van, and equipped with the 375 cc engine of the 2CV. One model of the G Van has survived till today... G Van | Prototype C | The Citroën 2CV Pop was the study by Citroën of a luxuous execution of the 2CV, built in 1973. The car featured a special bonnet which made it look like the Traction Avant and the engine was the four-cylinder engine of the GS, following the... 2CV Pop | The Citroën GS Camargue was a concept car of a Citroën GS Coupé 2+2 which was designed by the Italian company Bertone. It was presented in 1972 at the Geneva Motor Show. Historically, this is the first collaboration between Bertone and Citroën... GS Camargue | The Citroën C44 is a little-known CX-engined VW Iltis jeep. It was proposed by Citroën to the French Army in 1981 but the Peugeot P4 (based on the Mercedes G-Class) got finally selected. Therefore, it never entered production. However, some Citroën... C44 | The Citroën Karin was a concept car presented at the Paris Motor Show in 1980. It featured a striking, pyramidal design and was designed by Trevor Fiore. Categories: Citroën vehicles | Concept vehicles | Automobile stubs ... Karin | Zabrus

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