1962 Citroen 2CV Sahara 4x4 Sedan / 0233 Chassis Information

1962 Citroen 2CV photograph

1962 Citroen 2CV photograph

1962 Citroen 2CV photograph

1962 Citroen 2CV photograph

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Sahara 4x4 Sedan
Chassis #: 0233
Sold for $85,800 at 2016 The Finest : The Elegance at Hershey.
The Citroen 2CV, introduced in 1949, ranks alongside the Volkswagen Beetle, MINI, and Land Rover as one of the classic mass-produced vehicles of the post-war era. It was designed to offer basic transportation, and it outlived its humble beginnings, growing to attain cult status. The original engine was a 375cc air-cooled flat-twin unit that eventual grew to 602cc.

In 1958, Citroen began to build a special off-road utility version. Costs were kept in check by using existing engines modified with a larger carburetor. Separate transmissions were engaged with a single hydraulic system activated by a single clutch pedal. Rear wheel drive, front wheel drive, and four-wheel drive could be employed at will. These cars were hand built, most in France and some in Spain. They had an appearance similar to the standard CV, but most parts and panels were specific to the Sahara and stamped with model specific part numbers.

The last French-built 2CV left the Levallois factory in 1988, although production continued in Portugal for two more years.

This Citroen 2 CV Sahara 4x4 Bi Moteur was once part of the Dr. Mac Jones collection. It had been owned by a former Citroen employee and had its original engines, transmission, body and chassis parts. The exhaust system had been replaced.

Dr. Jones enjoyed the car for 14 years, using it often on his farm, before selling it to the present owner. The current owner treated the car to a sympathetic restoration with parts sourced from Citroen Concours of America, a former Citroen dealer who had purchased an extensive supply of OEM parts.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2016


2016 The Finest : The Elegance at Hershey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$95,000-$105,000 
Sale Price :
$85,800

2019 1
2018 2
2017 1
2016 1
2014 2
2013 1
2008 2

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1962 sales)
1962 Citroën 2CV Sahara 4x4 Saloon
Chassis#: 0244
Sold for $99,163
  2019 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1962 Citroen 2CV Van
Chassis#: 728496
Sold for $21,241
  2018 H & H Auction - Imperial War Museum, Duxford
 
1962 Citroen 2CV Sahara 4x4
Chassis#: 217
Sold for $82,345
  2018 Bonhams : The Monaco Sale 'Les Grandes Marques à Monaco'
 
1962 Citroen 2CV
Chassis#: 1308878
Sold for $2,250
  2017 Coys : Classic Days at Schloss Dyck
 
1962 Citroen 2 CV Sahara 4x4 Bi Moteur
Chassis#: 0233
Sold for $85,800
  2016 The Finest : The Elegance at Hershey
1962 Citroen 2CV image  1962 Citroen 2CV image  
1962 CITROËN 2CV SALOON
Chassis#: 1310228
Sold for $5,477
  2014 THE SPA CLASSIC SALE
 
1962 CITROËN 2CV BERLINE
Chassis#: 1310228
Sold for $7,044
  2014 LES GRANDES MARQUES DU MONDE AU GRAND PALAIS
 
1962 Citroën 2CV Sahara 4x4
Chassis#: 5400185AW
Sold for $80,300
  2013 Bonhams - Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance
 
1962 Citroen 2CV
Sold for $93,600
  2008 Bonhams & Butterfields Sale of Exceptional Motorcars and Automobilia
1962 Citroen 2CV image  
1962 CITROEN 2CV 4 DOOR HARDTOP
Sold for $12,650
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2008
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1962 Citroen 2CV's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1962 Citroën 2CV Sahara 4×403322016 Coys : Monaco $120,000$140,000
1962 Citroën 2CV Sahara 4x403322016 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais $85,000$125,000

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