Shocking Nature Video Of 2CV Reproduction

The majesty of seeing the iconic French voiture free and in its natural habitat is truly breathtaking. This video, from Emile Leray shows the incredible mating habits of 2CVs (maybe NSFW), and possibly the only live video of a 2CV hatchling first emerging ever recorded. » 5/30/12 12:30pm 5/30/12 12:30pm

Leave it to the French to drive Citroën 2CV-based jeeps across the…

A 600 cc, two-cylinder 2CV kitted out with sheet steel panels bolted together and called the Baby-Brousse is less ridiculous than it sounds. Leaving behind their humble origins as French peasant cars, these little Citroëns rode in 1973 from Paris to Abidjan, on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, to shame all future… » 8/10/11 3:30pm 8/10/11 3:30pm

Jalopnik's 9 Favorite Vintage Citroën Commercials

It's a shame that the Citroën brand never really made it big in North America, because nobody does weird ads like Citroën. Post-apocalyptic scenarios, brain-scrambling animations, and- of course- the giant robot head of Grace Jones! » 8/30/09 3:00pm 8/30/09 3:00pm

Le Camino? Rat Rod Citroen 2CV Pickup Truck

What do you get when a Brit combines French quirk with American attitude? In this case, it's a Citroen 2CV » 10/17/08 12:00pm 10/17/08 12:00pm that's been converted into a rat rod-styled pickup truck. We say rat rod- because it doesn't have the prerequisite big American mill that you'd find in a traditional rod. Of course, we've seen a before, but even …

Hermes Leathers Up Citroen 2CV

To honor the Citröen 2CV » 10/13/08 4:40pm 10/13/08 4:40pm’s 60th birthday, fashion house Hermès created this special edition for the . While we weren’t impressed by the gaudy crime-against-taste that was the , the more pedestrian (or equine, to be more correct) 2CV strikes a chord with us. The leather and cotton canvas added to it accentuate the…

2CV Versus Bentley: Obviously, It Won't Run As Well Now!

I'd never heard of the 1965 film Le Corniaud » 10/07/08 4:00pm 10/07/08 4:00pm when pointed me to this sequence, but now I'm on a quest to get a copy. The disintegration of a Citroën 2CV in a slapstick wreck with a monstrous Bentley, leading to a crazed Naples-to-Bordeaux road trip with a '64 Eldorado packed with illegal goods? Yes!

Even A Hydropneumatic Suspension Couldn't Hold All These Vintage…

Finding the Peugeot 403 brochure was nice, but we need a total overdose of vintage French car brochures! Fortunately, Mort555 came to the rescue, by sending us a tip about this Dutch site with dozens of beautifully scanned Citroën brochures from the 1950s through the 1980s. France, Spain, Finland, Germany, Italy- if you … » 7/30/08 4:00pm 7/30/08 4:00pm

Welcome To Oslo, Where Ancient Citroens Roam Free!

We've been getting some great Down On The Street Bonus Edition photos from our readers (so many, in fact, that it's getting tough to post them as fast as they come in- which is a good problem to have). However, when you find and photograph a daily-driven Citröen Traction-Avant on the streets of your city, you get jumped … » 5/07/08 2:00pm 5/07/08 2:00pm