Citroën celebrates 100 years of creativity, innovation, and quirkiness


Citroën has spent an overwhelming majority of its century in business delicately balancing a surplus of creativity and a shortage of funds. Throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, its research and development department oozed with innovation as it attempted to reinvent and rejuvenate automobile design and engineering. What motorists saw in showrooms was only the tip of the iceberg; many of the company’s most far-fetched ideas never reached production, and they remained out of the public eye for decades.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/11/100-years-of-citroen


What happened to the 1970-75 Citroen SM. Citroen purchased Maserati in 1968 and put Maserati’s engine in the SM. As I remember, 1 turn lock to lock on the steering plus other great features. Cool car that still has value IMHO.