And you don't only see that loyalty with the beautiful and special Citroën GS 1220 Club, but also at the wedding of their French family friend, a sheep herder of the French Briard breed named: Roos. They are all three passionate Citroëndrivers and before it was purchased 23 years (!) ago, the family already had a bright yellow 1979 GSX. That was their first car and they have been driving it for years. 'Une vehicle excellence'.
By: Dirk de Jong
Owner Méland: “I could write a poem about it, about the comfort during the long journeys to France, about the charm of the French oldie (48 years old), the French atmosphere under the glorious sun.
If you listen to the fascinating holiday stories of the owner, you immediately get a picture of the Citroën car hobby. We don't have a button to turn on the fantasy, because it comes spontaneously. We can already see it. The Citroën GS 1220 Club parked in front of the terrace, a glass of wine, a piece of cheese.
The arrival of the Citroën GS was revolutionary, the car even became “Car of the Year” in 1970 with half the points that the international motoring journalists could give. The TF-XF-98 is a neat example, well maintained and it doesn't stop the family from using the car on a daily basis. They are just passionate people who know what excites them, what fascinates them, what energizes them, and makes them happy.
GS 1220 Club
Only one Citroën drives like a Citroën. Today's owners know that the car lies firmly on the road, steers finger light and does everything you expect from an unsurpassed Citroën GS demands. If you know anything about classics, you appreciate the Citroën GS 1220 Club. The club's objective is to keep the GS on the road, and they work towards that goal every day.
Is it always possible to find out where the fascination comes from? You don't have to ask about these two enthusiasts. They feel the atmosphere of yesteryear, the Citroen GS always comes back in living memories.
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