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    Default Bastille Day: President Chirac in C6 !!!

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    Niiiiice car and good marketing from CitroŽn!

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    Wow! They finally got him out of the CX Prestige. Amazing. Would be interesting to know what he thought.

    And yes, very clever marketing by Citroen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    Wow! They finally got him out of the CX Prestige. Amazing. Would be interesting to know what he thought.

    And yes, very clever marketing by Citroen.
    Hi, me too I'm curious to know the opinion of J.Chirac.
    The car is put free at the disposal of the president by PSA. (C6 will be only available in october or november)

    Like the general De Gaulle, Chirac is an real amateur of CitroŽn. Its CX Prestige Turbo 2 is in a museum in France (museum specialized in the cars of president. There is also the Zil of Kroutchev or the Lincoln of Kennedy and much others).

    But even if the president Miterrand chose in 1995 a XM to leave the Elysťe (the car is in a museum and it has only 800km), since the CX (the R30 and 604 was preferred), CitroŽn are not used much in the administration.

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    Oh yes indeed, what a lovely car, I want one. Not much chance of that happening unless I rob a bank though john s
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    Quote Originally Posted by smiffy1071
    Oh yes indeed, what a lovely car, I want one. Not much chance of that happening unless I rob a bank though john s
    That seems like a fairly easy thing to accomplish in the U.K tho...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lapalisse
    Hi, me too I'm curious to know the opinion of J.Chirac.
    The car is put free at the disposal of the president by PSA. (C6 will be only available in october or november)

    Like the general De Gaulle, Chirac is an real amateur of CitroŽn. Its CX Prestige Turbo 2 is in a museum in France (museum specialized in the cars of president. There is also the Zil of Kroutchev or the Lincoln of Kennedy and much others).

    But even if the president Miterrand chose in 1995 a XM to leave the Elysťe (the car is in a museum and it has only 800km), since the CX (the R30 and 604 was preferred), CitroŽn are not used much in the administration.
    Where is this museum? I will be in Paris and surrounds for the DS Jubilee, and another interesting car museum is always worth visiting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    Where is this museum? I will be in Paris and surrounds for the DS Jubilee, and another interesting car museum is always worth visiting.
    Already on our list Mr K. A bit far from Paris for a day trip though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uga Boga
    That seems like a fairly easy thing to accomplish in the U.K tho...
    hehe, but don't you think if it were "that" easy, we'd all be at it? john s
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    Default Aaah but it's only 200km from Paris

    Aaah but it's only 200km from Paris Paul, an easy trip for experienced travellers!!! AND it's in the Burgundy district....yum. AND we'll be in Paris for another 2 weeks after you lot leave.....hmmmm.... I can see Craig reading this & being totally amazed, not only am I posting but I'm thinking of going to another French Car Museum. JUST REMEMBER DEAR, I'm only THINKING about it.
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    I can't wait to see Craigs response to that!!! john s
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    I often watch SBS Spanish news, witch is often near the french news and I always catch "SHIRAK!" in a fenchie. Ive seen him in 607's, Cits even one of those large people movers by Renault.... - Chris
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    Hope the flag on the front is optional

    Anyone want to take a "stab" at the price in Aust for a C6 (if we get it).

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    even one of those large people movers by Renault
    I think it is Grand Espace......Very Beautiful car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XTC
    Hope the flag on the front is optional

    Anyone want to take a "stab" at the price in Aust for a C6 (if we get it).

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    ATECO is talking $85k to $90k and are keen to get the C6.

    Most of us will wait some time until the original owners have worn the depreciation and "new model" problems.

    Now, as to that museum in the Burgundy region. Have I ever told you all how much I love Mrs UFO?
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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    Now, as to that museum in the Burgundy region. Have I ever told you all how much I love Mrs UFO?





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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    ATECO is talking $85k to $90k and are keen to get the C6.

    Most of us will wait some time until the original owners have worn the depreciation and "new model" problems.

    Now, as to that museum in the Burgundy region. Have I ever told you all how much I love Mrs UFO?
    And it looks like there might even be a garden for you to look at!


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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    ATECO is talking $85k to $90k and are keen to get the C6.
    That's some serious price tag with a lot of competitors, hope it doesnít end up like the White Elephant the 607 is !! (with yearly sales barely breaking double figures)

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    Quote Originally Posted by XTC
    That's some serious price tag with a lot of competitors, hope it doesnít end up like the White Elephant the 607 is !! (with yearly sales barely breaking double figures)

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    From what I hear, Citroen are making a lot of conquest sales in Aus (eg people trading other Euro brands) due to the value for money of the C5 range in comparison to the other Euros. I would think that the C6 may equate to something in the 100k + bracket in some buyers' minds - especially if packaged right for the price.
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    That price is a bit rich. Think I'll get one second hand.

    Damn tempting as a family car... now, if PSA can just put a decent stereo in there...
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    Quote Originally Posted by GTI124
    That price is a bit rich. Think I'll get one second hand.

    Damn tempting as a family car... now, if PSA can just put a decent stereo in there...
    So, if Citroen put a decent sound system in the C6, you might consider buying a French car again. Hmmmm..... I think there's something in that for all of us
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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    From what I hear, Citroen are making a lot of conquest sales in Aus (eg people trading other Euro brands) due to the value for money of the C5 range in comparison to the other Euros. I would think that the C6 may equate to something in the 100k + bracket in some buyers' minds - especially if packaged right for the price.
    Trouble seems to be the resale value of the C5, one of the very virtues that make it a good proposition as a S/H car makes it far less attractive as a newie. Before the comments come in thick and fast the trade in values that the Citroen dealer here is offering support the statement.
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    The trade in values for everything are way down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UFO
    So, if Citroen put a decent sound system in the C6, you might consider buying a French car again. Hmmmm..... I think there's something in that for all of us
    Something as sexy as the C6 with "real" suspension would have me back. I love my folk's C5 HDI, but I can't get over the looks... and at $90K, you'd better be giving me a damn good stereo! I'm sure the rest of the car rocks
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