Citroën is planning to revive one of its iconic models of the 1960s, with a new edition of Mehari. was kind of a Jeep-based 2CV that used a plastic body and soft top .
C itroën produced Méhari 150 000 units between 1968 and 1978. It was a jeep based on the Citroen 2CV which had canvas roof thermoplastic body and a very minimalist look and was used both as an vehicle for tourists as workers to walk the fields. [1.99901 million]
Citroën Mehari could reissue the fun to give to its range.
The car, which was made for almost 20 years might have a place among the models of the future range of Citroën. This follows the recent statements by the CEO of the brand Linda Jackson portal Automotive News Europe. [1.99901 million]
Jackson said are considering returning to life the Méhari to help give the brand a funny picture. He also assured that the new positioning of Citroen is related to providing fun products and provide its customers with a feeling of happiness. That is why we said there might be a place for Méhari and is something we are currently considering . [1.99901 million]
At the same time it should be remembered that Carlos Tavares , CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroen wants to reduce the number of models of the brand of the chevrons in half because of the current 14 will remain only 7 circa 2022, as part of an overall strategy. [1.99901 million]
At the same time Jackson said the new models will be ‘silhouettes’ and that several variants may be produced on the same basis. Thus it could back to life the Méhari based on some future brand products, while rule out a new edition of the legendary 2CV. [1.99901 million]