Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1972
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Gold
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motoring
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 3 October 2009
Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motoring
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 3 October 2009
Registration Number: VHJ 513L Chassis Number: 005L1070
Citroen‘s classic flagship from the 1970s, the SM was a result of the French manufacturer‘s 1968 take-over of Italian supercar maker Maserati. Innovative and complex, the stylish SM combined Maserati‘s engine prowess with Citroen‘s chassis technology; beneath the large, low-drag 2+2 coupé, the compact, alloy quad-camshaft V6 - in essence three quarters of Maserati‘s proven V8 - was mated to a Citroen five-speed manual gearbox, while the front wheel drive chassis boasted hydro-pneumatic self-levelling suspension via front double wishbones and rear trailing arms. Producing 170bhp at 5,500rpm and 170lb.ft at 4,000rpm via triple downdraught Weber carburettors, the rapid French/Italian hybrid could reach 135mph and 0-6