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Flying Citroen Cars Look Good While Driving on Air

Seemingly straight out of a sci-fi Steampunk movie, the graphic artist Jacob Munkhammar has rendered the perfect combination between all the old Citroens we love and a hovercraft. The DS, H Van, BX – with no wheels on, these classic motors that defined decades of French car culture and design instantly re-become relevant and cool. Why? It all has to do with design and unbroken lines.
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Perfect automotive design is something a lot of people aspire to, but very few even understand. Modern supercars come pretty close to what was believed to be impossible a few decades ago, and yet there are things that still can't be done on a mass-production vehicle.

For example, cars need doors, so there need to be gaps to allow for their operation. They also need windshield wipers and the bumpers have to be a certain height in order to comply with pedestrian regulations. We could work around this problems eventually, but there's one that will never change: the four wheels that break up every major line.

We've gotten used to them with time. In fact, we've even devised a perfect 2-to-1 proportion that defines the right height ratio between of a wheel and the overall height of the vehicle. But what if they weren't there? What if we lived in the same universe as The Jetsons, but drove Citroens?

Citroen are, or rather were, big dreamers in this field. When the famous DS was first shown at the 1955 Paris Motor Show, they presented it in the shape of a rocket, shooting upwards into the sky. With a smooth underbelly and no wheels, thousands of orders were secured on the first day of the show.

 
 
 
 
 

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