Offered for sale is a wonderfully charming, entirely restored 1957 Citroen 2CV finished in original Citroen Gris Clair (AC 132) with wheels and interior accents finished in Citroen Ivoire Clair (AC 123). Freshly completed in April of 2012 for our local Santa Barbara client, the car was restored by the renowned Eurocar Imports, the preeminent North American restorer of vintage Citroens, including the famous Hermes 2CV.
The approach to this car’s restoration was to retain the original appearance of the car while upgrading the car’s original 425cc engine with a more modern running gear: 602cc engine, rebuilt disc brake system and 12 volt electrical system. The result is a highly desirable progression of the iconic design featuring the swaged hood (in production from 1948-1959). Original Citroen parts were used wherever possible so that the car retains the spirit of the original and the fun