The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction 2020 31st July & 1st August 2020 21 + buyer’s premium of 15% (including VAT at 20%) The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction - Friday 31st July 2020 1971 Citroën SM 2.7 V6 More Details Lot 315 Bid On Lot 315 Registration: BHJ 431J Chassis Number: 005B3335 Engine Number: Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000 • A striking example in a great colour combination - there is nothing quite like an SM • Early paperwork (1974/1975) shows evidence of the car residing in Madrid, Spain, being maintained and serviced at Citroën; a 2010 receipt shows it was bought from a Madrid seller by Classics & Cabriolets Collection of Essex • A marriage of Citroën and Maserati led to the birth of a highly individual coupe - the SM was a two- door, four-seat Coupe powered by a 2670cc, Maserati, four-cam, 90-degree V6 producing 180bhp at 6,250rpm, all fed through the front wheels • Citroën’s flagship vehicle capable of 0-60 mph in around eight seconds and a top speed of 140mph • Complex and innovative; the suspension was ‘Hydropneumatic’ and the steering was variable-assist hydraulic • This car has formed part of a large collection with little or no use. An element of recommissioning is to be expected to return it to the road once again Citroën’s flagship car of the era, a wonderful collaboration. LOT 315