Citroen stages its centennial car show

A mini Eiffel Tower was the centerpiece for The Rally of the Century | Citroen photos

One of the key events in Citroen’s centennial festivities was Le Rassemblement du Siècle (The Rally of the Century) that recently took over la Ferté-Vidame, the historic company site in France’s Loire Valley region where the 2CV and other vehicles were developed.

The event attracted 4,500 vehicles and more than 50,000 spectators over the course of the three-day centennial showcase.

A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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