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Citroen C4 Cactus honoured

Citroen C4 Cactus

Funky Citroen C4 Cactus wins the prestigious Carbuyer Car of the Year title – read on for the full list of winners…. The French hatchback, reviewed here on Automotiveblog.co.uk,  also won the Best Economical Car category. Carbuyer “loved its quirky styling, comfortable ride and excellent use of space, but most …

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Citroen C4 Cactus – review

Citroen C4 Cactus

Once in a while a car comes along that doesn’t just stand out from the crowd, it sets a new benchmark. The Citroen C4 Cactus is one of those cars. A finalist for World Car of the Year and winner of Best Family Hatchback in the UK Car of the …

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Arsenal stars salute the DS

Arsenal stars with the Citroen DS

Footballers Laurent Koscielny, Mathieu Flamini, David Ospina and Theo Walcott have been celebrating 60 years of the original Citroen DS. The Arsenal FC stars, including French internationals Flamini and Koscielny, wore the iconic red and white kit that their legendary predecessors would have worn in 1955 – the same year …

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Celebrating the Citroen DS

Citroen DS

Iconic Citroën DS to celebrate its 60th birthday at the London Classic Car Show (January 8-11). The DS (pronounced Déesse, the French word for Goddess) was launched at the 1955 Paris Motor Show where its avant-garde design stunned show goers. At a time when most cars were rear-wheel drive and …

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Pixie Lott’s car co-star

Pixie Lott with her DS 3

Pop star Pixie Lott opts for a DS3 in the video for her new single ‘Break Up Song’. Singer-songwriter and Strictly Come Dancing star Pixie Lott is continuing her on-screen love affair with Citroen’s DS brand. The video for ‘Break Up Song (released September 19) also features Pixie’s real-life boyfriend, …

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Citroen CX celebrates 40th

Citroen CX

Hard to believe, but Citroen’s ground-breaking CX is 40 years old this year. Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in 1974 and produced until 1991, the Citroën CX has reached a landmark birthday. Bold and stylish, the CX was advanced for its time featuring a turbocharged diesel engine, a GTi …

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New Citroen C1 – review

New Citroen C1 supermini

Some cars are forgettable, some grow on you and others immediately put a smile on your face. The new Citroen C1 is definitely the latter. Perhaps it’s partly because it has a big, cheeky smile. It also has a lot to do with the way it drives. I genuinely haven’t …

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Exclusive topless Citroen DS3

Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing limited edition

Get your skates on if you want to own one of only 10 right hand drive Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing specials. The rally-inspired DS3 is now on sale, but out of 100 examples worldwide, just 10 examples are coming to the UK. Citroën says the limited edition “combines sporting performance, …

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Motor Industry In A State Of Flux

2012 was a very strange year for the motor industry. Some car makers did well whilst others languished at the back of the pack. The results of the overall figures for the year are surprising. Astonishingly, sales of new cars were actually up by five percent over the previous year …

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The Low-Down on French Cars

Peugeot 207

France conjures images of great food, Parisian nightlife, beautiful women and San Tropez beaches. It has also been the source of some great cars. Renault was absent from the US market for 20 years and had a less-than-stellar reputation due to such cars as the Alliance, 12 and Le Car. …

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