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Citroen Cars

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November 1919.
November 1919. Specifications.
June 1923. 7.5 hp.
October 1923.
October 1923. Models, prices and specifications.
March 1924
Reg No: DS 8525.
September 1927.
October 1931.
October 1931. 10 hp.
March 1932.
1933. Citroen 'Petite Rosalie'. Four-cylinders. 1483cc. Record for 300km at 93km/h. Exhibit at the Manoir de L'Automobile, Loheac.
May 1934.
1934. 12 hp Citroen car.
1936. Citroen Type 7U commercial car. Four-cylinder 9hp. Exhibit at the Musee Automobile de Vendee.
October 1936.
October 1936. Citroen Fifteen, 7-seater saloon.
October 1936. Fixed head coupe.
May 1951.
October 1951.
1952. Model IIBL. Exhibit at Lakeland Motor Museum.
October 1953. 4CV.
Reg No: 805 XUC.
1959. Citroen 2CV Camionette Van. Reg No: XFO 151.
Oct 1960.
Photographed in Montevideo, Uruguay in 2010.
Oct 1962.
Oct 1962.
October 1973.
October 1973.
October 1973.
May 1976. Citroen CX Safari.
Reg No. GSV 686.
Reg No: XSV 351.

of Slough Trading Estate.


1919 First Citroen car imported for the Olympia Motor Show.

From 1919 to 1923 distribution of the cars was done by Gaston, Williams and Wigmore.

1923 Formed as a private company.

1926 The factory at Slough was opened for assembly and finishing of Citroens.

1949 The 'Light Fifteen' and the six-cylinder models assembled at Slough. [1]

1951 Exhibitor at the 1951 Motor Show in the Car Section.

1961 Has 534 employees and capital of £300,000. [2]

1961 Manufacturers of "Citroen" cars. 534 employees. [3]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Importer. [4]

1967 Took over Panhard

List of Models

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar of 19th August 1949 p845
  2. 1961 Guide to Key British Enterprises: Motor, Motor-Cycle and Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. 1963 Motor Show