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Citroen DS Interior

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03/06/2017

 French Classics can offer the supply and fitting of complete leather interior in either light brown (Havane), dark brown (Tabac) or black leather. Various optional extras are available including headrests, central front armrest, new stainless steel entry plates etc..

For full details, check our dedicated web page : Citroen DS Interior

Citroen DS 21 Cabriolet undergoing restoration

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29/04/2017

This original DS21 Cabriolet Usine from October 1969 is undergoing total restoration having spent the last 28 years in Japan - This is one of only 54 Cabriolet built for the 1970 model year by H. Chapron and our Cabriolet is one of only 6 with the carburetter engine and manual transmission ! - (Blanc Cygne paintwork)

Next stage: fitting new chrome work and new black fabric hood. 

Citroen SM delivery

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14/01/2017

 Just taken delivery of this stunning green metallic 1972 Citroen SM with 2.7L Maserati engine. 

DS World at Paris Motor show 2016

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16/10/2016

Highlights of the Ds world stand at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

 

Citroen DS engine Stickers

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04/08/2016

Exclusive to French Classics, this A4 size Citroen DS specific engine sticker set. Some of the stickers have never been reproduced in the past. Printed in satin finish and in limited number ! - Full details in our product page

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Citromobile 2016 - Amsterdam

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11/05/2016

Annual meeting of Classic Citroen held in Amsterdam with a great selection of vehicles and parts.

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Citroen Ds21 Cabriolet heading back to France...

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25/04/2016

This original DS21 Cabriolet Usine from October 1969 is now back in France having spent the last 28 years in Japan. It has gone for a complete "nuts and bolts" restoration which should take about 12 months to complete. The upholstery will be done in the UK.  This is one of only 54 Cabriolet built for the 1970 model year by H. Chapron and our Cabriolet is one of only 6 with the carburetter engine and manual transmission !

LES BELLES CHAMPENOISES 2016 -REIMS

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27/03/2016

The start of the classic car season for 2016...Reims (indoor and outdoor autojumble and Club exhibition)

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French Classics joins Facebook

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19/03/2014

 You can now follow us on Facebook by typing French Classics Ltd or by clicking here clicking here

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Citroen Ds new leather

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16/09/2013

Complete leather fitting to a Ds Pallas...Before and after pictures.

Festival des Belles Mecaniques

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07/07/2013

 Festival des Belles Mecaniques - Roubaix 2013

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French Classics.co.uk....

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08/05/2013

 frenchclassics.co.uk now becomes frenchclassics.com

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Retromobile 2013

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11/02/2013

 Classic car show held in Paris every year with some of the best French Classic cars on display...enjoy !

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Ready for take off...

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28/11/2012

 Citroen Hy van parked at London Gatwick North Terminal, departure level. This van provides coffee and snacks.

As good as new...

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23/09/2012

 CITROEN DS 23EFI PALLAS 1974 fully restored for French Classics in France. The restoration took 2 years and also involved the complete rebuilt of the engine and gearbox. New Italian black leather similar in colour and grain to the original was fitted including matching headrests and front and rear armrests. 123 electronic ignition fitted. drives like a new DS ! ( more pictures on the Feature car section of the home page)

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Citroen Hy van on the Apprentice BBC1

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29/04/2012

One of French Classics' Hy vans purchased in 2010 from Wholefood Heaven was featured as part of the BBC1 programme, the Apprentice. The subject of the task was "Selling food  from mobile unit". Wholefoodheaven is a Vegeterian catering  specialist :  www.wholefoodheaven.co.uk

Citroen Hy van for Elephant Juice Soup Co.

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18/03/2012

  ELEPHANT JUICE SOUP COMPANY is an ethical, healthy street food business specialising in soup. Elephant Juice is a for profit company with a social conscience, promising that ONE FEEDS TWO: every time a customer purchases their soup, they will feed a hungry person in need. DUMBO 1, their first vintage H-Van, serves a seasonal selection of soups from various locations in Edinburg. Website: www.elephantjuicesoup.com

Classic car show in Reims 2012

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14/03/2012

  Salon Champenois du Vehicule de Collection, March 2012, Reims in North east France. Good show for French Classic cars and beginning of the classic car season.

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Citro-retro show in Northern France

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12/09/2011

 Classic car show in Northern France near Lille. Check out the AMI 8 PROTOTYPE with the Wankel engine. The car was named "M35"

Mobile specialty coffee roasters

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10/06/2011

 One of French Classics' Hy vans now working for Coffee Real, a specialty coffee roasters. They import coffee from all over the world. www.coffeereal.co.uk

Citroen HY Currus - Lemon Jelli van

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09/06/2011

Another one of French Classics' van now converted to a mobile Creperie, smoothies and coffee shop. www.lemonjellivan.vpweb.co.uk

Mobile Citroen Hy van selling wine

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09/06/2011

 One of French Classics' van now selling Prosseco and Italian sparkling wine at various UK events. www.frizzenti.com

Classic car show in Northern France

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06/06/2011

Please check out some highlights of an enjoyable  Classic car meeting  we attended in Northern France.

R.H.D Citroen DS restored in France

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05/06/2011

We have just collected our Right-hand-drive DS 23 Pallas which went for a complete restoration in France during the last 9 months. The leather used  on our car  was found in a dry storage room of a french upholsterer who had kept it since the 70's. It is the original leather used by Citroen and therefore, the colour, pigment and design are 100 % correct. There was even enough to re-upholster the headrests and the front central armrest ! The engine was completely stripped and rebuilt. The car was resprayed in Beige Tholonet with a black roof. 

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