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Auto Show – 2006 Paris – Part 4 – Citroën Metisse C, C2 Super, C4 variants, plus D

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Full Canvas, Jan 6, 2007.

  1. Full Canvas

    Full Canvas Senior member

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    No matter how wild or avant garde any of the design displays happen to be at any auto show, Citroën always is worthy of note.


    The Metisse C (Boom Boom Ba!) is a hybrid that is good looking, FAST, and easy on fuel.

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    The "old" C2 Super 1600 WRC car was there to be compared with the newer C4 WRC car and the C4 Hybride HDi.

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    Still oddly beautiful is the old D sedan silhouette that was worthy of its own unique display.

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    Wonderful photos. I wish I could've been there. Citroens are so very quirky. Sometimes hideous, other times wonderful, always distinctively French. I wish they had a presence here in America.
     
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    Wonderful photos. I wish I could've been there. Citroens are so very quirky. Sometimes hideous, other times wonderful, always distinctively French. I wish they had a presence here in America.

    America's largest (that is a relative term) Citroën presence is right here in the San Diego area. By most standards, it is a sleepy little enterprise. Nevertheless, the business has a great worldwide reputation. http://www.citroen-ca.com/

    The American Citroën club is here: http://www.citroenclubsusa.org/index.htm

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    i love citroen, but the metisse is hideous. if i didn't know the maker, i would have guessed pontiac.
     
  5. Dormouse

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    i love citroen, but the metisse is hideous.

    This particular model looks like one of their better efforts.
    The elongated silhouette is very elegant.

    I don't think you can see it particularly well on these photos but from a rear 3/4 view, it is quite something. I also appreciate its boldness, as that is something quite lacking in most cars today. It has a very aggressive front fascia which might turn off those unable to, eh hem, fully appreciate its intricacy.
     

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