Citroen 2 CV
History of the Citroen 2CV
Indestructible, economical and a nice face, the Citroen 2CV is one of the most famous in the world french cars.
a little history.
1934: Pierre Jules Boulanger takes over the engineering of the Citroen brand. He surrounded himself with engineer André Lefebvre and Flaminio Bertoni, the "man with the golden touch." He decided to create a "car for the people": the future 2CV ...
1937: first prototype of the 2CV. His code name: the very small car (POS) ...
1938 twenty models are being tested.
September 3, 1939: the first TPV is shown to the public. War is declared and the assembly of the TPV is requisitioned.
1942: many modifications are made to the car. Including the movement of the single headlight (which earned him the nickname "Cyclops") on the left side of the body.
1948: Caster twine (lawnmower type) is dropped to start the car. It is equipped with a battery and an electric starter. It is presented at the Motor Show in October and is the queen.
June 1949: Start of production of the 2CV A. 4 out vehicles per day and demand is growing, so the delivery time is exceeded 18 months.
1950 production rose to 400 pieces per day.
1988: end of production of the 2CV in France.
July 27, 1990 at 16:00: The last 2CV is factory Mangualde Portugal.
Features of the 2CV:
Engine: 2 cylinder
Motor power: from 9-33 hp.
Maximum speed: 55 km / h to 100 km / h depending on the model
Wheelbase Chassis: 2.40 m
Consumption: 5-6 liters / 100 km
Number of copies: more than 3.7 million output channels (all models)
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