2005 Citroen C2 – C2 V12 – Eurotuner Magazine

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Citroen C2

Gary Stone fitted two V6 in his tiny Citroën C2 to create a

Somewhere to boil your tea on a morning

Picture this: working under your car at night, welding away and at the prospect of wowing the crowds at year’s shows. Then a from your welding rod an oily rag on the floor, and within you’re engulfed in flames.

exactly what happened to Stone, when a freak brought his dreams crashing his ears. Literally. “I was so close to it a day,” Gary winced. “I to forget about building altogether. But I’d already bought my to the French Car Show and my fiancée Sam we still go. I’m glad I did, the support was overwhelming and I came determined to create an even twin-engined C2.”

Before we continue, we should backtrack slightly. Gary in Middlesborough, England, and the French Car takes place at Rockingham Speedway in the same country. a celebration of all the Renault, Citroën and motor cars (among that have such a following among a loyal of Brits.

Shifter operates both upright e-brake is alongside it brake bias knob

weapon of choice is the Citroën C2 – a supermini that boasts performance from its lightweight plenty of Gallic style, a purchase price and affordable All this makes them popular among younger drivers looking for a little

As luck would have it, the fire, Gary already had a car tucked away. It was going to be the of the next project but got moved up: “It was a C2 Furio, which had been It was a complete car, but with rear damage. So I cut out the boot which I was going to do anyway.

When I put the car on a body jig it was only out of alignment after it’s Since the shell had only me $700 I was quite pleased it wasn’t worse.

“Before the the car was intended to be my next project, a Honda VTEC engine, but the disaster it was pressed into as the twin-engined C2 version 2! In the end, a better car than the first so I’m pleased with how it turned

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Looking at the finished project, one hell of an achievement. It’s not as Gary quickly points with wires needing to be and some cleaning to be done But the attention to detail is impressive,

If Citroën ever decided to its infamous twin-engined 2CV Sahara, it do worse than nip up to Middlesbrough to a chat with Gary.

Buttons on either side arm and each engine separately to front-, rear- or all-wheel options

Buttons on either arm and start each engine to allow front-, rear- or

Only 694 Saharas were built between 1960-71. used a pair of 425cc boxer engines, one at either end to a rudimentary four-wheel drive for use by the military, police and farmers. there’s only one C2 V12…

The front engine sits on mounts, while the rear is in a 406 V6 front subframe, that’s reversed and welded into For relative simplicity, the car uses two both are the five-speed manual the same 406 V6 model, using driveshafts plus a locked in the rear. By reversing the selector on the rear unit, Gary is to drive the car without much

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