When Citroën unveiled the DS in 1955, they did so before a Paris Motor Show audience who found their jaws on the floor. With its sleek, futuristic styling and laundry list of advanced technological features, the DS quickly became the most impressive car in the world.
There was this fella who liked girls dressed as pirate wenches. Hard to find, but gratifying enough to endure the lyme disease. Yearn for a French-speaking Canadian milk maid? Have we got the car-truck for you. (H/T everyone!)
The sexy Citroën DS Décapotable Chapron with the even more enticing Jane Birkin. The one on bottom is a coachbuilt, factory-sponsored two-door DS with no roof. The one on top is Charlotte Gainsbourg's mom. [Libero.it via Molekul]
Aaron Severson, editor of Ate Up With Motor, explains what happens when a bunch of tech-mad Frenchmen buy an Italian supercar factory and drink too much at lunch. This is the history of the space-age Citroën SM. —Ed.
You'll need to suspend your disbelief while watching this 2000 music video by Da Slammin Phrogz, because nodding-dog dolls wouldn't get enough bounce action to function while perched in a suspension hydropneumatique-equipped Citroën. Ditto for the gill-style door panel gaps.