Friday, January 20, 2012

Citroen 2CV factory video



This was shot at a Portuguese factory in 1990.

Via Flavio Gomes.

6 comments:

MattC said...

This is a really neat video. I believe there is a small company in either Oregon/Washington that refurbishes/resells 2CVs. I really want one.

Ozmac said...

Great to see them being made from start to finish. The 2CVs I drove in London in the 1980s were breathtakingly slow, especially after stepping over from something with normal power (eg, a small four). But the more time spent in them, the better they seemed to go, as you forgot the comparisons; the suspension was great and the character factor unbeatable!

Alan said...

Neat.

There's a wonderful Malle documentary detailing the development, release and manufacture of the GS. It focuses more on the human aspect of things but is still a fascinating thing for gearheads - I forget the name and I'm too lazy to google it, but I believe it's available on Netflix.

kashgar216 said...

@Alan: Yup.

http://karakullake.blogspot.com/2009/11/humain-trop-humain.html

Alan said...

I even posted on it.

you hit 30 and your memory goes to shit.

Anonymous said...

There was a film made of 2CV production in the old factory in the suburbs of Paris. Apparently the tried and trusted way of getting the fabric roof to fit was for a worker (Turkish latterly) to lie on the back seat and kick it into place,,,,