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Citroen H Van (1947-1981)

February 2nd, 2017

Citroens H van is typical of the French. Its unconventional looks gave it the look of an old shed but it was an exceptionally practical design and was used in many different industries.

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Citroen DS 19 (1955 – 1975)

August 15th, 2016

The DS had been long awaited. It was the replacement for the much loved Traction Avant, first produced in 1934 and one of the most advanced cars of its time. The retro sci-fi styling was by Flaminio Bertoni, an Italian craftsman, painter, sculptor and architect who set up Citroën’s first design studio soon after he arrived in Paris in 1931. Bertoni was also responsible for the Citroen’s 2CV in 1948 which was still being made in the same Paris factory 42 years later. Another of his designs was the corrugated HY van which unbelievable enjoyed a 33 year run of production on sale between 1947 and 1981.

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