A Citroen DS21 went to auction that use to be owned by Judith Durham from the Seekers. David Brown tells us why the DS is such a different car.
At the 1955 Paris Motor Show Citroen revealed their DS.
Its exterior was nothing like anything before it, the interior had unique features and its suspension was pioneering.
Over 740 orders were taken in the first 15 minutes. 12,000 on the first day. 80,000 deposits during the show; a record that stood for over 60 years.
An executive car that only had a 1.9 litre engine yet still did well in rallies.
They built them for 20 years and proved that a car could be a work of art.