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1970 Citroen SM...a forgotten, underrated beauty

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by homesick345, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. homesick345

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    Totally would
     
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    i love those things. we still see them now and again on the road here in Holland.
     
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    Well deserved underrated and well earned forgotten.

    Way, way too many other cars out there that are beautifully designed for the ages.
     
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    french car

    J'en veux une !
     
  6. Mike Simpson

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    I want this one...
     

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    Fugly. The interior is even worse.

    Eww.
     
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    I did detailing for an import dealer while in college and they sold Citroens. Lovely vehicles.
     
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    So few in my neck of the woods. I think it's been decades since I've seen one.

    The do have that cool French cruiser vibe.
     
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    I always loved the SM,...

    Beautiful car, hydro-pneumatic self-leveling suspension, Maserati engine (the "M" of SM). I used to see these around, not for a long time though.

    Stunning car even today. What a fantastic design!

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    on jay lenos garage he featured a 1971 DS

     
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    Back in the early 70s, there was usually an SM parked in the hospital parking lot a few blocks from my home. I'd usually find any reason I could to ride my bike that direction just to take another look.

    Citröens looked like spaceships to me. That's a good thing.
     
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    I had the Matchbox version
     
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    I like the 60's versions the best but, really cool cars.
     
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    That's how it felt riding in one ;)
     
  16. Brad Pittiful

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    they made a few of them
     
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    <sigh>
     
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    I prefer Jensen's version of that shape concept.

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    Always wanted to ride in one of those cars just to experience the suspension.
     
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