Two For One: 1972 Citroën SM

The Citroën SM was a shock when it hit the Geneva Motor Show in early 1970. It was the first performance oriented car from a French manufacturer since before WWII and it was completely bonkers. The Maserati sourced V6 engine was mounted behind the front wheels, but it put power forward and just about every detail was from some bearded Spock universe. Suspension was a complex oleo pneumatic affair that included active self leveling that gave the car remarkable ride quality with good handling dynamics. A two-turns lock-to-lock steering gear setup might have been strange, but the swiveling steered beam headlights was downright alien (although it was banned for the USA market). Today’s SM is a 2-for-1 deal and both cars have been off the road for decades, how much fun would it be to get these things back in shape? Find these two 1972 Citroen SM (SMs…?) offered for $9,950 in Sylmar, CA via pierreslist.

From the seller:

1972 Citroen SM
fuel: gas
odometer: 123456
title status: clean
transmission: manual

I have 2 72 Citroen’s that I have owned for many years. They have been sitting for most of the time. They were under covered parking but are outside now. Both have the Maserati engine. I have extra parts that go with them as well. They have clean titles in my name. Low ball offers and scams will be ignored so please don’t waste our time. I am assisting the owner with the sale

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