YAK Car Pic of the Day
by Jim Corbran - posted 12:00 am, March 23, 2014
Many stories were told Friday evening during the Giants of Buffalo event at the Buffalo History Museum about Irv Weinstein’s Citroën, so today seems as good a day as any to feature one here. This one (an authentic French market car — you can tell by the yellow headlights) is the top-of-the-line DS Pallas. Citroën was known for both its quirky styling and its out-there engineering (or is it the other way around?); their slogan, after all, is “Créative Technologie.” The hydropneumatic self-levelling suspension system, headlights which turned with the front wheels, and the famous single-spoke steering wheel, were all Citroën hallmarks. Looks of most of the Citroëns from the ’50s thru the ’70s were from the “Love It or Hate It” school of styling. I think they’re great, especially compared to the present day “School of Cookie Cutter” styling we see on the road.
— Jim Corbran, You Auto Know