The Citroen XM Story

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The Citroen XM Story

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This video has just popped up in the last few days on the the 'Tube', so thought a link to it would be of interest to enthusiasts:


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A good find, Marc. Some oddities in it: "PSV" V6?? A 2.1 BX??
A nice compilation of photos, videos etc went into that.

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A bit on that engine here Chris and only a line concerning its use in the XM:
While Renault were working forced induction into the PRV, Peugeot and Citroën developed their own 24-valve engines as an option in the 605 and XM respectively.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V6_PRV_engine

As for the BX - the 2.1 was fitted to the BX 4TC - I think they mounted the engine in the middle!


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I'd forgotten about the stretched 4TC rally car... Not really a production item.

We did come across this recently. A lovely and affectionate commentary, with an accent you could float a battleship on...


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That accent is certainly far more palatable than American and even British accents.

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That is a terrific video Chris, voiced by Charles Aznivore perhaps? :-D

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Sounded Italian to me! :roll: :-D

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That must have been Carlo Aznivoretti then :-D

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The irony being that Charles Aznavoir(ski) was Armenian.

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Well, he was definitely not Welsh. :)

But, I do miss my XMs - never quite the same as the CX, never was as smooth, but I liked the styling immensely.

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Nice vids!
I loved how the XM looked, but never really liked it as a car, I found it a bit boring...