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Citroën DS (Goddess)

December 2nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Because you can’t have too many pictures of the Citroën Goddess on a car site (and La DS Margot is not posting them anyway…): And yes, I have been playing around with some Photoshop filters here and there… Sometimes it is nice to ‘shop a bit 🙂

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Tags: Citroën · Nice cars · Oldies

Citroën GS Special

October 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

And yet another flashback to my childhood, again by the manufacturers of Citroën: the Citroën GS. My neighbors had two of these advanced-for-its-era smooth ride GS’s. Funny how a car that you haven’t seen for quite a while can soo easily take you back to memories long forgotten… And surpising to realize that I seldom […]

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Tags: Citroën · Oldies

Citroën 2CV AZ-L Cabriolet

September 29th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Walking to Voorburg on my way to the market to buy bread, cheese and fruit I spotted this beautiful 2CV, a cabriolet. Shiny red, as good as new. These cars were produced until 1990 and this particular one is a 1989 model. What a shame that modern day cars don’t resemble these “ancient” cars anymore.

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Citroën · Nice cars · Oldies

Citroën Ami 6 3CV

September 10th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Arriving in the not-so-beautiful coast side village of Ter Heijde, I have to stop to take some pictures again. A French car enthusiast lives nearby, that’s for sure. Being overwhelmed by nostalgia over the Citroën Ami 8 only a couple of days ago, here I am, standing next to its predecessor, the Citroën Ami 6. […]

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DS in a drizzle

September 9th, 2007 · 1 Comment

As may be obvious from my nickname, I like the Citroën DS. Correction, I love it! I think it’s one of the most elegant and clever cars ever devised. Of course, if you have an old one it will rust from underneath your butt, and if you have one from 1984 onwards, it looks like […]

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Citroën Ami 8 3CV

September 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment

On my way to a meeting, I spot this old Citroën Ami at the traffic lights. Now that suddenly brings back memories! You used to see these cars in enormous amounts when I was a young boy. What a harsh life it was, having to spend your summer holidays at the Cote d’Azur… But why […]

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Tags: Citroën · Oldies

Citroën DS23 break/station/safari

August 28th, 2007 · 2 Comments

One of the most memorable cars in motoring history is no doubt the Citroën DS. And with a new contributor on this log with the alias ‘La DS Margot’, let me haste to be the first to post a Goddess! Just round the corner of Coolhaven, this beautiful Citroën can be found. I reckon it […]

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Tags: Citroën · Nice cars · Oldies