This Citroen Xantia Trans Am Is How You Butcher Two Birds With One Stone

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Unless you’ve outlayed a lot of time in Europe or have crafty ubiquitous believe in regards to France’s automobile industry, you substantially don’t even know what a Citroen Xantia is.

It’s an old, though still sharp-looking, D-segment family automobile written by Bertone as well as built as a inheritor to a Citroen BX, upon a same height as a Peugeot 406. It was transposed by a Citroen C5 after 10 years of production, in between 1992 as well as 2002. Higher-spec models even came with a hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension, a flattering large understanding during a time.

Other considerable facilities enclosed a self-steer back axle, where a back wheels would spin in line with a front wheels when rebellious parsimonious bends. The Xantia was additionally a final Citroen indication to operate a usual hydraulic circuit for suspension, brakes as well as steering, receiving after a iconic DS.

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So what competence this crafty French family automobile have in usual with a Pontiac Firebird? Well, nothing, of course. The actuality which this sold indication which was held by Carscoops reader Javier B. in Europe is wearing Trans Am Special Edition decals is flattering ridiculous. It even has a metal cover gush to censor a NOT 6.6-liter V8 engine.

In reality, a many absolute engine ever used in a Xantia was a 2.9 V6 section with 188 HP (190 PS) as well as 197 lb-ft (235 Nm) of torque, introduced primarily upon a Peugeot 406 Coupe.

In a end, these mods (bulge, back spoiler), together with a muscle automobile decals do unequivocally small to respect possibly of a dual models in question. To have counts worse, a execution is unequivocally bad too, to a indicate where you honestly instruct you never even laid eyes upon it.

Thanks to Javier for a pics!

Photo credits Javier B.

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