Paris, Grand Palais, October 1955: a salvo of praise greets the presentation of the DS19 at the Salon de l’Auto. “The new Citroën is a sensation”, headlines La Croix, “This is the bomb”, announces L’Auto Journal, “Perhaps it’s the Martians’ car” says France-Dimanche. Developed from the Traction and the 2CV by its creators – the engineer André Lefèbvre, in charge...
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