By Lance Cole

during this new view of the Citroen tale, automotive/aviation author and layout expert Lance Cole investigates not only the main points of the vehicles of Citroen, however the aeronautical and cultural origins that lay at the back of Citroen's shape and serve as. The booklet digs deep into the ethos of vehicles Citroen to create a story on one of many maximum vehicle brands in background. utilizing interviews, translations, archive files and specially-commissioned pictures, the Citroen trip is forged in a clean standpoint. It explains intimately the affects upon Citroen layout: Voisin, Lefebrve, Bertoni, Boulanger, Mages, Opron and up to date Citroen designers similar to Coco, Blakeslee and Soubirou. in addition to all of the males of the good interval of 1920s-1970s enlargement, it additionally cites much less famous names of Citroen's French engineering, layout, and impact resembling Cayla, Gerin, Giret, Harmand, Dargent and others, to offer an entire photograph of Citroen heritage.The publication offers in-depth research of all significant Citroen types with an engineering and layout concentration and profiles key contributors and automobiles as much as the current day and Citroen's 'DS'-branded resurgence. It beneficial properties many newly commissioned pictures, infrequent archive drawings and interviews with Citroen owners.Researched among best Citroen specialists and restorers, Lance Cole presents a clean point of view at the Citroen vehicle producer, its layout language and the legacy of its notable engineering in order to be of serious curiosity to all Citroen and motoring fans. beautifully illustrated with 329 color pictures, many newly commissioned in addition to infrequent archive drawings.

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