Citroen DS 1970
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Bronx, New York, United States
Technical data for 1970 Citroën AX
TheCitroën DS(French pronunciation:[si.tʁɔ.ˈɛn de ɛs]) is a front-engine, front-wheel-driveexecutive carthat was manufactured and marketed by the French companyCitroënfrom 1955 to 1975 in sedan, wagon/estate and convertible body configurations. Italian sculptor and industrial designerFlaminio Bertoniand the French aeronautical engineerAndré Lefèbvrestyled and engineered the car.Paul Magèsdeveloped thehydropneumaticself-levelling suspension.
Noted for its aerodynamic, futuristic body design and innovative technology, the DS set new standards inride quality,handling, and braking—and was the firstproductioncar equipped withdisc brakes.
Citroën sold 1,455,746 examples, including 1,330,755 built at the manufacturer's ParisQuai André-Citroënproduction plant.
The DS placed third in the 1999Car of the Centurypoll recognizing the world's most influential auto designs and was named the most beautiful car of all time byClassic & Sports Carmagazine.