That VISA cockpit is awesome!
I think that controller is better than having three different stalks coming out of the steering column...
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Effective Anti-Theft Solution - manual transmission, impenetrable dashboard and controls ...
First one is a VISA
It looks like this (at least mine did - this is the one I had in England) Sorry, no inside photos. But I do have this image of where it broke down one day... a very long walk ensued ...
My Dad had #2 and I had #4.
Non self cancelling indicators too. There was one earler version that had a light on the dash to test the lights on the dash (70s GS?)! Miss you Andre...... R
I have had two (or was it three) Citroens
1. Turn signals did not cancel themselves (not connected to the steering column) 2. Steering wheel was progressive (1/2 turn was full turn) 3. Brake pedal had hardly any motion, it was pressure sensitive. 4. Both my two liter CS and my 2.2 liter CX was ve...
no thief wil chose it
I think the car do not start at all. Ideal for a French car museum, and safe envoirment by not burning fuel. After oil leaks, rust, dangerous suspension, brake failures, the way to a Toyota is the right choise. RAV4.
I remember those cars all to well At that time I thought them to be very weird cars. Come to think it: still do.
I’ve only seen these in pictures and in a museum, at least the first and second ones. Seems also that the french cars are adopting these older designs today where you look at the dash through the steering wheels too. My modern Peugeot looks very different...
The very small and not round steering wheel in my current car is testament to that. In fact, that it is not round, I think the term steering wheel can't apply either
Actually the control pods were great
They looked mad but you never had to look at them when driving; it was intuitive. Now on many cars you have to look at the screen, reach, tap, slide, curse at Siri, etc.
When were these produced?
80s? Interesting that there are rolling mechanical digital displays yet they didn't go there with the time. They used traditional analog clocks (hooray for that!).
It’s such a shame Citroen lost their way and moved from originals like this. I still think that a modern version of the DS Safari/Wagon is really all you need for 90% of all driving occasions.
I completely agree
Mine served me well for about 10 years but parts became too difficult to obtain. ...