Citroën Mehari

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The Citroën Mehari is a car for leisure, outdoor recreation and family outings. Folding down the rear seats (optional), it turns into a two-seater for a commercial use. The “four seats” cost about 5-10% more, as the versions with 24-volt electrical system and four-wheel drive (4×4) proposed later. The Mehari was located in two places competing with some small vans.

Citroen Mehari is based on the chassis platform of the Dyane and is equipped with 602 cm3 engine Citroen Ami 6 of the parts making up the car, apart from the body and the cover, come mainly from other models of this brand engine box train speeds before Ami 6, flying 2CV, wheels, headlights, wipers, hand brakes Dyane, taillights van Type H. the suspension is under lateral springs fund, arm and beaters inertia in the early years, with lateral dampers.

An innovative car

The bodywork, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) hot stamped and dyed, can return to its original shape after a mild shock. It is supported by two metal tubular lattice frames bolted to the platform, one for the front and one for the back.

The car was in production from 1968 to 1987 with 144,953 units produced of which 1,213 all-wheel drive