1970 Citroën Mehari 4x4

Highlights

  • One of only 1,213 examples built, with fewer than 200 registered in the 4x4 version
  • Restored chassis
  • Matching serial numbers
  • Roadworthiness certificate valid until November 2028

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Introduced in 1968, the Citroën Mehari remained on the market with few changes for around eighteen years - after all, it was a leisure car that simply ticked all the boxes. Capable of being driven off-road, carrying the 2CV's simple, easy-to-maintain engine and practically featherweight, these cars were supposed to be an answer to the Mini Moke. Far be it from us to upset British purists, but it succeeded.

The 4x4 is by far the best of the Meharis models, which some say transformed the car's characteristics to allow it to be at home off-road. The 4x4s were twice as expensive as the original Mehari when they were built and therefore sold in small numbers - meaning that this particular car is a rare and sought-after example.

This 4x4 Mehari, registered in February 1983, has undergone extensive restoration work, including chassis restoration and new pipework. With a Contrôle Technique valid until November 2028, this vehicle is ready for adventures on and off road, and should prove to be a very versatile, unpretentious and distinctly retro classic for the lucky new owner.



History and documents

  • Registered 09/02/1983
  • Serial numbers match
  • Roadworthiness valid until November 2028
  • Only 1,213 examples were built, and fewer than 200 are registered in 4x4 version
  • The vehicle has undergone chassis restoration and new pipework
  • Currently shows 60,157 km on a five-digit odometer



Condition

  • Solid bodywork in attractive lime green
  • All in good solid condition with no signs of cracks or damage to the bodywork
  • Paintwork is in good condition with only minor signs of use
  • Tyres are old and need replacing
  • The underside is clean and very well maintained with no significant corrosion
  • Inside, the car is also in good condition
  • Seats are well maintained
  • All instruments are clear and legible
  • Floors are in good condition



Powertrain

  • 602cc air-cooled flat-twin engine
  • 4-speed manual transmission
  • All-wheel drive system works very well
  • The right rear cardan shaft bellows is damaged but will be replaced before sale
  • The exhaust is in poor condition and will be replaced before the sale
  • The seller informs us that the mechanics are in good condition



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Auction Details
  • Year 1970
  • Make Citroen
  • Model Mehari
  • Colour Green
  • Mileage 60,157 Kilometres
  • Engine size 602
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Country France
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
2 Bids
  • astraf2•••• €15,000 14/07/24
  • PATHAM6•••• €10,000 14/07/24

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