1965 Citroën 2CV sold for € 59,568

Low-mileage and rare U.S.-spec model 1965 Citroën 2CV sold at record price during Artcurial Motorcars Auction at Rétromobile 2012.

citroen 2cv sold for 60000

This 1965 Citroën 2CV was bought new from the Citroën showroom in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles by Bill Harrah – an American businessman and the founder of Harrah’s Hotel and Casinos – but also famous car collector.

citroen 2cv sold for 60000

It was stored in a museum-like state for about 40 years. The previous owner bought it some ten years ago and has scarcely used it, explaining the 116 miles showing on the odometer. Probably the lowest mileage for any Citroën 2CV from this period. Having been stored under perfect conditions, it is pretty much as new as the day it left the factory

The Estimation before the auction was between € 30,000 – € 40,000 but this exclusive Citroën 2CV California was sold for € 59,568.

Photos: Artcurial

The great adventure of 33 small but mighty citroën 2cv in Brazil – the 2CV Raid Brésil 2011

After 13 days of adventure, some days ago – 5 Nov – ended in Fortaleza (Brazil), the 2CV Raid Brésil 2011.

Citroën 2CV crossing river - 2CV Raid Brésil 2011

With the participation of 33 Citroën 2CV and derivates, approximately 2 000 miles were travelled, crossing the brasilian states of Ceará, Maranhão and Rio Grande do Norte. Our beloved Citroën 2CV successfully went beyond all obstacles – unpaved roads, river crossings, parks, beaches, dunes …

Citroën 2CV crossing river - 2CV Raid Brésil 2011

Even exhausted and tired after this long journey, the participants didn’t hide the happiness of another overcomed challenge.

Citroën 2CV unpaved road - 2CV Raid Brésil 2011

The 33 pilots, about 85 team members and the little but mighty Citroën 2CV returned to their homes, bringing along stories and memories of an unforgettable tour through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Brazil.

Photos: Citroën Brazil