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Citroën - DS23 Pallas Injection Borg Warner - 1973 2Citroën – DS23 Pallas Injection Borg Warner – 1973

Today we highlight the Citroën DS23 Pallas. This very exclusive and unique Citroen DS23 Pallas Injection BorgWarner is in concours condition. Find the full specs further down this article.

The Citroën DS is a front-engine, front-wheel-drive executive car manufactured and marketed by the French company Citroën from 1955 to 1975 in sedan, wagon/estate and convertible body configurations. Italian sculptor and industrial designer Flaminio Bertoni and the French aeronautical engineer André Lefèbvre styled and engineered the car. Paul Magès developed the hydropneumatic self-levelling suspension.

In 1965 a luxury upgrade, the DS Pallas (after Greek goddess Pallas), was introduced. This included comfort features such as better noise insulation, a more luxurious (and optional leather) upholstery and external trim embellishments. From 1966 the Pallas model received a driver’s seat with height adjustment.

In September 1971 Citroën introduced a 3-speed fully automatic Borg-Warner 35 transmission gearbox, on the DS 21 and later DS 23 models.[63] It is ironic that the fully automatic transmission DS was never sold in the US market, where this type of transmission had gained market share so quickly that it became the majority of the market by this time. Many automatic DSs, fuel-injected DS 23 sedans with air conditioning, were sold in Australia.

Source: Wikipedia

Citroën - DS23 Pallas Injection Borg Warner - 1973 3Auctioneer’s estimate

€52,000 – €67,750

Current Bid

€28,001

Specifications

Borg Warner version, Dutch car, fully restored (body and engine)

Brand: Citroën
Body style: Sedan
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel: Petrol
Colour: Grey
This very exclusive and unique Citroen DS23 Pallas Injection BorgWarner is in concours condition.

This is a Dutch car with original number plate and from its 2nd owner.

It is a (fully automatic) Borg Warner version, which is globally very hard to find.

The car has been completely restored, both its body and motorically.

This restoration has been very skillfully done, by one of the better Citroen restorers in the Netherlands, using only original parts.

Interior (including door panels) is executed in black leather, with burgundy carpets. It also has tinted ww glass.

Everything on this car is in working condition.

The car is 100% undamaged and stainless and in really pristine, mint condition.
Recently appraised by licensed valuer: € 65,000.00 (incl. a mention about the car’s competition condition!)

Extended (recent) appraisal report is present and available for inspection.

Odometer reading: 46,800 km
Year of manufacture: 01/1973
Number plate: 00-22-VR
Colour: Gris Nacre

Options and accessories:
Black leather upholstery
Exclusive sunroof
Tinted glass all around
CD/Radio
Non-smoking car

Recently overhauled: 12/2015

This vehicle can be viewed and picked up in Roosendaal, the Netherlands.

Bids do not include transportation or export, unless indicated otherwise.

This is a used vehicle. It is advisable to view the vehicle before bidding, to avoid disappointment afterwards. For a viewing appointment or more info, please contact Catawiki.

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