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Old 09-18-2011, 06:25 PM   #97 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by autogyro View Post
Since you mentioned the Laboratoire, permit me to introduce you to the great Andre LeFebvre, who actually drove it in the Italian Grand Prix (sorry, Gran Premio) in 1922.
He then joined Citroen, where his passion for light weight and aerodynamics were welcome, and went on to design the DS19, the 2CV, (I think he also played a big part in the Traction-Avant)
Here's a little gem of his that few know about.
1956 Citroen C-10 Coccinelle - Concepts

I swear that thing's 1986

Thank you for that tidbit! I can see where the DS got some of its inspiration.
He gave me a dollar. A blood-soaked dollar.
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