RÉTROMOBILE 2019: CITROËN CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL DISPLAY STAND AND 30 HISTORIC MODELS

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Thu, 31/01/2019 - 17:00

As the poster for the show suggests, Citroën is making big preparations for Rétromobile 2019       (6 - 10 February, Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles). As Citroën marks its centenary year, the brand has created a show stand accommodating 30 iconic models from its 100 years – 10 production models, 10 concept cars and 10 racing vehicles.



Sporting the double chevron grille of a Traction Avant, the centre of the Rétromobile 2019 promotional poster gives a glimpse into the world of Citroën at this unmissable gathering for lovers of motor vehicle history

For its centenary, Citroën has created a brand new set design, complete with an exceptional stand accommodating 30 iconic models divided across three themes:

  • 10 production cars (100 years of iconic models, boasting outstanding comfort): Type A 10 HP, C3 5 HP, Traction Avant, Type H Van, 2CV, DS 21 Pallas, Méhari, CX 25 Prestige, C6, New C5 Aircross SUV.
  • 10 concept cars (100 years of visionary spirit): C10, Camargue, Karin, Activa 1, Xanae, Osmose,
    C-Métisse, GTbyCitroën, Tubik, CXPERIENCE.
  • 10 racing vehicles (100 years of unrivalled sporting exploits): Scarabée d’Or, Petite Rosalie, DS 21 from the 1969 Rally of Morocco, SM from the 1971 Rally of Morocco, 2CV Africa Raid, ZX Rally-Raid, Xsara Kit Car, C4 WRC, C-Elysée WTCC, C3 WRC.

A special collector’s catalogue will be published for this event, detailing the characteristics and stories behind all 30 vehicles. If you can’t wait, it’s available as a PDF here: https://bit.ly/2sIWdvE

And to increase anticipation, a 3D tour of the stand is available here: https://youtu.be/j832NuMJVBs

Photos and the Rétromobile 2019 press kit can be found at:
http://www.citroencommunication-echange.com/

Username: RETROMOBILE19
Password: ORIGINS1919

Ahead of the show, key models from the brand’s history can viewed in the Citroën Origins virtual museum: www.citroenorigins.com (75 iconic vehicles, available in 39 countries).

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Citroën at RÉTROMOBILE 2019: 6 - 10 February, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – Pavillion 1.

Press accreditation: https://badge.retromobile.fr

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

JEREMY TOWNSEND   07827 896480    jeremy.townsend@mpsa.com
JOHN HANDCOCK        07810 180249    john.handcock@citroen.com
KATIE READ                  07834 500267    katie.read@citroen.com   
EMMA GAFFNEY          07747 898130    emma.gaffney@citroen.com
CRAIG MORROW          07747 764745    craig.morrow@mpsa.com

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The Citroën brand:
Citroën is an international automotive brand with a full range of cars and light commercial vehicles at the heart of the mainstream market. Founded in 1919, Citroën has made its mark through its bold and creative approach to automotive design. These values are harnessed in the pursuit of well-being, with fresh solutions to the changing demands of customers in each era. Today, Citroën is reinventing itself with models such as C3 and the C3 Aircross compact SUV that place an emphasis on design, comfort and intelligent technology, bringing a breath of fresh air to the automotive landscape. As a people-minded brand, Citroën is proud to offer products that take inspiration directly from its customers, the spirit of which is highlighted in its brand signature ‘Inspired By You’. The brand also offers a unique customer experience with its city store concept ‘La Maison Citroën’ and its online opinion site ‘Citroën Advisor’. With 10,000 customer contact points in almost 80 countries worldwide, Citroën sold 1.05 million vehicles in 2018. Citroën has also amassed eight Manufacturers’ titles in the FIA World Rally Championship and three consecutive Manufacturers’ titles in the World Touring Car Championship in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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