1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas  Chassis no. 00FD9124

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Lot 62
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas
Registration no. RBY 830K Chassis no. 00FD9124

Sold for £ 18,562 (US$ 24,145) inc. premium
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas
Registration no. RBY 830K
Chassis no. 00FD9124
*A later example
*Recent extensive European tour
*Manual gearbox


Odometer Reading: 55000
MOT Expiry:

As much a symbol of France as the Eifel Tower, the Citroen DS enjoyed a long production run and even in its twilight years was never out of favour with buyers seeking a large supremely comfortable, yet practically quirky saloon. Bonhams MPH is delighted to offer a left-hand drive DSuper 20 five-speed manual from the model's later years. Coming with partial history our vendor says the car successfully completed a 2300Km tour of mainland Europe and was totally reliable. With very good bodywork, paint and interior, and, equally importantly, very good engine and running gear, this example of Citroen's big saloon is every bit as usable as the day it left the factory.

Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 92/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 23/25
    Body Work: 5
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
    Glass: 5
    Paint: 5
    Wheels/Tyres: 4

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 20/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 5
    Headlining: 5
    Seats: 5
    Trim: 5

    ENGINE TOTAL: 17/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 5
    Starting: 5
    Under Bonnet: 3

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 20/20
    Axles: 5
    Brakes: 5
    Gearbox/Clutch: 5
    Suspension: 5

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 9/10
    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 5

    Car History File: 3

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this example is a 1972 Citroen DS Super with a five-speed gearbox. It is not a Citroen DS 20 Pallas as the catalogue states.
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas  Chassis no. 00FD9124
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas  Chassis no. 00FD9124
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas  Chassis no. 00FD9124
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas  Chassis no. 00FD9124
1972 Citroen DS 20 Pallas  Chassis no. 00FD9124
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