Auction RM Sotheby’s will sell exclusive open version of the Citroen DS21 bodywork Studio Chapron. This line was called the Citroen “goddess” due to the similarity of the abbreviation with the word DS deesse (in French – “the goddess”).
Exhibition Citroen DS21 Decapotable released in 1966 and has maintained a pristine body colour Vert Foret and leather black interior. The first car owner was buyer from France, in 1990, the convertible was sold to a collector from Switzerland, and in 2008-m “the Goddess” went to the Netherlands.
In 2013, this DS21 Decapotable for the first time put up for auction: the car could get 170 thousand dollars. For 53 years the two-door convertible has traveled only 24 thousand kilometers, so on auction in may masterpiece Citroen can be sold for a higher price.
The uniqueness of “the Goddess” adds a small edition of versions Decapotable were made only 483 series DS21 convertible, and the total number of DS with an open top does not exceed 1365 copies.
Buyers are offered unprecedented for the 1960s personalization options: available in 15 color options of the body, 13 shades of leather in the cabin and three finishes soft top, so find two identical DS21 Decapotable difficult.
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