What does Citroen 2CV mean?

What does Citroen 2CV mean?

What is it? A lollopy, characterful, ancient Citroen that has become legend. Produced between 1948 and 1990 (yes, that really is 42 years of production), the 2CV (deux-cheveaux or ‘two horses’) was originally conceived in the late Thirties as a rugged, useful, affordable car.

What is the meaning of Citroën?

noun. lemon [noun] a type of oval, juicy, citrus fruit with pale yellow skin and very sour juice.

What is Citroën known for?

Citroën is known the world over for its iconic styling and innovative engineering, and the 46 vehicles on display at the Mullin serve as a showcase of the famed French brand’s risk-taking philosophy.

How many horsepower is a Citroen 2CV?

29 hp

Citroën 2CV
Engine 375 cc H2 air-cooled 9 hp (7 kW). 425 cc H2 air-cooled 12 hp (9 kW). 435 cc H2 air-cooled 24 hp (18 kW). 602 cc H2 air-cooled 29 hp (22 kW).
Transmission 4-speed manual
Wheelbase 2,400 mm (94.5 in)

When did they stop making Citroen 2CV?

The last Citroen 2CV built in France rolled off the line in 1988, with the iconic car produced elsewhere until 1990. Well over 5 million had been produced globally.

What is the Citroen logo?

The famous Citroen logo features a stylized image of double helical gears, paying tribute to Andre Citroen’s engineering background and early gear business. It also looks like a double ‘V’ sign, turned upside down, or a double arrow facing upwards. The logo is completed with a red Citroen inscription below it.