Lot No: 311
1988 Citroën 2CV
Registration no. BBL-74G (NSW Expiry tbc)
Chassis no. VF7AZKA00KA292257
Engine no. 0903009146
Ranking alongside the Volkswagen Beetle, Mini, and Land Rover as one of the classic mass-produced cars of the post-war era, Citroën's quirky 2CV debuted in 1949. Intended to provide basic transport in a period of post-war austerity, the 2CV outlived its humble beginnings, going on to attain cult status as the favoured car of the environmentally-concerned motorist. Although the original 375cc air-cooled flat-twin engine grew, eventually, to 602cc, the 2CV's performance remained modest at around 70mph flat-out, not that that concerned the majority of its devotees for whom the roomy interior, full-length sunroof and frugal fuel consumption were of far greater importance.
First registered in the UK in February 1988 and imported to Australia in 2003 when the then owners relocated here, this late model 2CV was initially based in West Australian and more recently register