Model Car Citroen 2 CV - Retro Tin Model




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Model Car Citroen 2 CV - Retro Tin Model

 

Replica completely made from metal according to old templates. Handmade with a love for detail this model comes really close to the original. With moveable wheels.

 

The Citroën 2CV (French: 'deux chevaux' i.e. 'deux chevaux-vapeur' (lit. 'two steam horses'), 'two tax horsepower') is a front-engine, front wheel drive, air-cooled economy car introduced at the 1948 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile and manufactured by Citroën for model years 1948-1990. Conceived by Citroën Vice-President Pierre Boulanger to help motorize the large number of farmers still using horses and carts in 1930s France, the 2CV is noted for its minimalist combination of innovative engineering and utilitarian, straightforward metal bodywork-initially corrugated for added strength without added weight. The 2CV featured a low purchase cost; simplicity of overall maintenance; an easily serviced air-cooled engine (originally offering 9 hp); low fuel consumption; and an extremely long travel suspension offering a soft ride, light off-road capability, high ground clearance, and height adjustability via lengthening/shortening of tie rods. Often called 'an umbrella on wheels', the bodywork featured a distinctive and prominent full-width, canvas, roll-back sunroof, which accommodated oversized loads and until 1955 reached almost to the car's rear bumper, covering its trunk. (Source:Wikipedia)

 

Length 28cm

 

Width 10cm

 

Height 13cm


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