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1972 Citroën DS 23 Pallas


  • Restored by a Citroën specialist
  • Complete renovation of the bodywork, engine and gearbox
  • Equipped with electronic ignition
  • New leather interior, carpet and headlining
  • High-quality restoration with invoices worth over €43,000 available
  • Registered in France with matching serial numbers

The Appeal

Recognised as one of the most legendary cars in Citroën's history, the DS was revolutionary when it was launched and remains so today. Featuring innovative technology and futuristic design, the space car's lines made it a legendary car from the golden age of motoring.
This example of the DS23 Pallas - the most powerful in the model's production history - has been extensively restored by a renowned Citroën specialist, returning the car to its bare chassis and completely rebuilding it to an impressive level of detail. The engine, gearbox and entire interior were rebuilt or replaced.

Over €43,000 was spent to restore this remarkable DS 23 Pallas to 'factory new' condition, and the car presented here is an absolutely remarkable example of one of the great classics of European motoring history.

The History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1972
  • French registration document
  • Serial numbers match
  • Technical inspection will be carried out for sale
  • Vehicle fully restored by a renowned Citroën specialist
  • 43,000 worth of invoices available
  • Currently shows 65,802 km on a five-digit odometer

The Condition

  • Resplendent and beautifully finished, this car has benefited from a very meticulous restoration.
  • Completely refurbished and free of any notable defects
  • The bodywork has been restored to a high standard
  • New paintwork in a sparkling deep blue
  • All chrome parts in very good condition
  • The windows and headlight lenses are well preserved
  • The underside of the car is in very good, clean condition
  • New tan leather interior
  • The dashboard is completely original with the car's distinctive dials
  • New carpets and headlining
  • Everything is in working order

The Mechanics

  • 2347 cm3 I4 engine - the most powerful engine available on the DS
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Equipped with an electronic starter
  • The engine and gearbox have been rebuilt and restored to a high standard
  • The car is in excellent mechanical condition
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1972
  • Make Citroen
  • Model DS
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 65,802 Kilometres
  • Engine size 2347
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Bretagne
  • Location International
  • Country France

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