How much is a 2CV worth?

A good Citroën 2CV – one that’s rust-free but needs the odd dent removing here and a lick of a paint there – costs from around £5500, with fully restored examples (new chassis and bodyshell, respray and retrim) starting at around £9000.

How many 2CV are left?


2CV 2,748 (99.2%) 35 yrs
2CV DEAUVILLE 1 (0.0%) 35 yrs
2CV6 SPECIAL 600 22 (0.8%) 34 yrs

What is the top speed of a Citroen 2CV?

65 kilometres an hour
The 2CV was produced from 1949 until 1990 and sold almost exclusively in Europe. At the time of its introduction the car had an engine capacity of 375cc, a maximum power output of 8 horsepower (DIN-HP) and a top speed of 65 kilometres an hour (40 mph).

What is a 2CV car?

A lollopy, characterful, ancient Citroen that has become legend. Produced between 1948 and 1990 (yes, that really is 42 years of production), the 2CV (deux-cheveaux or ‘two horses’) was originally conceived in the late Thirties as a rugged, useful, affordable car.

Are 2CV reliable?

The 2CV engines and gearboxes are quite reliable. The engine has a short crank thanks to its twin-cylinder boxer layout, and it runs in roller bearings so it will happily rev and run forever. Rust is the scourge of the 2CV, so look for it, particularly in the floor.

Is a Citroen 2CV a good investment?

Classic French cars like the Citroën 2CV are cool. They also hold their value (unlike fast-depreciating new vehicles) or even appreciate in price, so they can be a sound investment. And with no fancy electrics and on-board computers to go wrong, they can also be usable everyday runabouts when you live in France.

Why is it called a 2CV?

Interestingly, the name 2CV stands for “deux chevaux” in French or “2 horsepower” in English. This was rated according to the ancient tax horsepower formula (calculated according to engine capacity and had no relationship at all with actual power output).

What engine is in a 2CV?

Citroën 2CV
Engine 375 cc H2 air-cooled 9 hp (7 kW). 425 cc H2 air-cooled 12 hp (9 kW). 435 cc H2 air-cooled 24 hp (18 kW). 602 cc H2 air-cooled 29 hp (22 kW).
Transmission 4-speed manual
Wheelbase 2,400 mm (94.5 in)

How much horsepower does a 2CV?

What is a 2CV special?

Conceived by Citroën Vice-President Pierre Boulanger to help motorise the large number of farmers still using horses and carts in 1930s France, the 2CV has a combination of innovative engineering and straightforward, utilitarian bodywork — at first with extra thin panels, reinforced by corrugating the metal.

How safe is a Citroen 2CV?

One can take a quick glance at a Citroen 2CV, note that it has no airbags, and very lightweight construction, and come to the intuitive conclusion that it is not safe to drive on modern roads.

How many horsepower is a 2CV?

Where can I buy a Citroen 2 CV?

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