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1972 CITROEN SM

The 1972 Motor Trend Car of the Year

Asking Price

$57,500

Details

  • Condition
    Pre-Owned Clear Title
  • Engine
    MASERATI V6
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive
  • Interior
    Black
  • VIN #
    00SB5023
  • Mileage
    69000
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Gray
  • Stock #
    00SB5023
  • Warranty
    No-Warranty

The Best of France and Italy, our SM was recently restored and finished in highly attractive Gris Nacre with optioned pavillon in Noir and matching Noir (Black) Interior, exuding stately sophistication and quirkiness in keeping with the assortment of clientele it attracted when new. Its unique features and charisma attracted an assortment of buyers, including the Shah of Iran, two members of the Rolling Stones, both Cheech and Chong and Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia. 
We have been selling and serving Citroen Automobiles for more than 40 years and have recenty performed a complete maintenance, installed an electronic Ignition System and replace the exhaust with stainless steel components.
Interestingly enough, in it's time, it was the fastest European front wheel drive automobile the world had ever seen boasting a top speed of 140MPH. Total production of 12,920 of which only 2,400 were originally delivered to the U.S. in 1972-1973.
As such, it was quick to impress the automotive press and was the first non-american car to be named Car of the Year by Motor Trend magazine.
An orchestra is the work of consummate skill. With so many intricate
inputs played from individual bodies, conquering a masterpiece is a
tedious process of complete harmonious unity. As if normal automobiles
weren't complex enough, setting out to deliberately build a vehicle
stuffed with unorthodox technological complexities requires a talented
mechanical maestro. Luckily for us, the French madmen of Citroen were
able to compose the ultimate flagship GT, known simply as: the SM.

By the time Citroen debuted the SM at the Geneva Auto Show in 1970,
the French marque had been mastering unconventional vehicle technology
for decades. With the Traction Avant, 2CV, DS, and other models
pocketed in their portfolio, Citroen had already proven to be
innovated motoring pioneers. By...


Features

Interior & Exterior
  • Leather Seats
Condition Report
  • No Known Accidents
  • No Known Bodywork