Here's An Explanation Why The Citroen DS Is So Great

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Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past.

All you young whippersnappers out there may be wondering why old Jalops love to frequently reminisce about the glories of the Citroen DS. You may wonder what's so great about some old car, some French car, some weird car with only two letters to its name. Well, wonder no more.

Continuing our Bastille Day theme, it helps to understand exactly why the Citroen DS is so great. The reason is quite simple – it was so far ahead of its time. It didn't hurt, either, that it was gorgeously styled by Bertone, ahem, Bertoni, and it's probably one of the most comfortable cars ever made.


But why listen to some old Jalop explain it? Let old James May help you out instead in this old Top Gear (not Old Top Gear) clip.