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Citroën CX

When the CX was introduced in 1974, it caused big financial problems for Citroën before becoming a success - just like the Traction Avant forty years earlier. In 1934, tyre manufacturer (and major creditor) Michelin had to come to help Citroën, forty years later it was competitor Peugeot who took over Citroën and formed the PSA group.

Again forty years later, in 2014, CX expert Michael Buurma and Thijs van der Zanden of Citrovisie joined forces to create an unique CX-book. In an almost encyclopedic manner, and with great attention to detail, the creation and evolution of the Citroën CX is discussed by model year, by type and to the smallest detail. This also includes the models that never got beyond the drawing board: a five-door CX, numerous never realized interior designs, a CX GTi with a diesel engine and an extended CX Pallas, to name but a few that are covered... Overviews with technical data, chassis numbers, body colours, price lists plus sales and production figures complete the picture. The book is amply illustrated with hundreds of images, most of which have never been published before. This makes "De originele Citroën CX” an indispensable reference for the real Citroën lover.

This book is in French, click here for the Dutch version.


La véritable histoire de la Citroën CX




Michael Buurma




22 x 24 cm, 360 pages


full color, hard cover

  1. "Je viens de recevoir le livre et je peux seulement dire: spectaculaire et insurpassable. Une bible authentique sur la CX."
  2. "Vos livres sont passionnants, les photos suffisent car il y en a plein qui sont totalement nouvelles et exceptionelles."
  3. "Quel beau livre, bien présenté, avec une collection formidable de photos, livre qui fait honneur à cette voiture notable qu'est la CX. Bravo et merci de promouvoir le nom Citroën, la technologie Citroën, la marque Citroën!"
    Henri-Jacques Citroën

€ 42,00


Buy now, the delivery of this book will start early 2018

Browse the book

Those who browse “De originele Citroën CX” can only be impressed by the wealth of information contained in the book. The story is chronologically presented and begins with a chapter on the design, richly illustrated with photos of all kinds of design studies and prototypes.

The individual model years are then covered, in which the evolution of the CX and the various models are discussed and illustrated in detail. In this way, "De originele Citroën CX” can serve as a reference for every Citroën lover, as well as being simply stunning viewing with hundreds of images to browse. For those who have become excited after reading this book and have started looking for a CX, the last chapter offers a handy overview with buying tips.

This video shows the Dutch version of the book, which differs in some detail from the French version.

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