2 CV COLLECTION VOL.4/N.1 : CITRONETA – Paper model 1/35 scale
The Citroneta was a version of the 2CV manufactured in Chile. It used a type AZ chassis with 425 cm3 engine developing 12 bhp. Both chassis and engine were made in France while the bodywork (in both 2 and 4 door versions) was designed and produced in Chile.
The last of the “boot design” cars was built in 1973 but a 5 door hatchback continued to be built until 1979 when, in the face of increasing competition from the Japanese and Korean manufacturers it was decided to cease production.
2 CV COLLECTION VOL.4/N.2 : IES AMERICA – Paper model 1/35 scale
Citroën 2CV were made in Argentina for many years but they were all but identical to the French models. However, the 602 cm3 version of the 2CV was called 3CV.
Production started in 1960 and continued until the late 1970s. Due to the political and economic conditions that prevailed in Argentina, Citroën ceased manufacturing cars in 1980 although vehicles continued to be assembled from parts on hand and CKD kits until the time of the Falklands War when because of French support for the British, the factory was confiscated and given to INDUSTRIAS Eduardo SAL-LARI S.A. (I.E.S.).
The IES 3CV was modernized in two stages, first in 1985 with aesthetic changes, transforming into IES 3cv América and later in 1987 with more important changes (basically mechanical), calling since then IES 3cv Super América.
2 CV COLLECTION VOL.4/N.3 : 2CV BELGIUM BUILT – Paper model 1/35 scale
Production of the 2CV in Forest factory began in 1952 and by 1954, the Belgian affiliate was producing specific models for the Belgian market – the 2CV AL replaced the 2CV Type A. Fitted with the 425 cm3 engine, the AL became the AZL.
Readily distinguishable from the AZ, it was fitted with “paperclip” front bumper overriders, a chromed strip running down the bonnet and more chrome around the door and window surrounds, wheel embellishers and indicator lights fitted to the C pillars.