Citroen DS Monumentale


Thibaut Amant Etienne Crébessègues

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A certain age. Especially for a car. A car born in the 50s today may seem an antiquated object only to be seen in collections, something  we appreciate with a nostalgic eye and and only imagine a few brave enthusiasts crossing their fingers that the machine does not crash

There are still, fortunately, a few exceptions among these venerable automotive characteristics of another time. Among these exceptions, the Citroën DS it still holds a special place. Above. Elsewhere. In another automotive galaxy. We used to say it was twenty years ahead of its launch in October 1955. In fact, she had no advance: it was simply another vision of the automobile.

More ingenious, more intuitive, interactive with the driver. A kind of a machine designed by Jules Verne automotive, engineer André Lefebvre, and Leonardo da Vinci design, Flaminio Bertoni. Driven by a team, the brand’s Directorate Double Chevron and spirit of André Citroën, these two men will be the parents of one of the most emblematic machines of the twentieth century. Here are sixty years after its appearance the whole legend of the Citroen DS …

Large format hard cover book in slipcase. 304 pages.

French text