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More than 7,000 visitors on l'Aventure Peugeot Citroën DS establishments for European Heritage Days 2018

Aulnay, in the heart of Citroën

With family or friends, nearly 600 people followed with interest the visits proposed during these two days at the Citroën Conservatory in Aulnay-sous-Bois. The opportunity to discover a rich and varied epic, the story of a brand that will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019. This centenary will be celebrated through various events throughout the next year. It will also be an opportunity to bring together customers, collectors and enthusiasts with a special event: the Meeting of the Century.

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Hérimoncourt, exceptional auction and visits

The first L’Aventure auction organized with Leclere Motorcars at the Terre Blanche site in Hérimoncourt was a great success. Very rare, 95% of the 151 Automobilia lots and 85% of the 65 vintage cars were sold, with three world records, for a result of € 1,068,000 (including costs). This sale attracted more than 1,500 visitors on both days, whether they are passionate, collectors or just curious. 340 of them took part in guided tours of the PSA archives and Museum’s reserves. A great success here too for these exceptionnal visit of the hidden treasures of L’Aventure.

Poissy, parade and exhibitions

Great success for the festivities organized by the city of Poissy with the PSA site and L’Aventure Automobile à Poissy – CAAPY. 21 vehicles participated in the parade on Saturday and 23 on Sunday (including 6 of the CAAPY each day). This procession, closed by a PEUGEOT 208 and a DS3 of the PSA Poissy site, made a stop in front of the Villa Savoye (Le Corbusier) before exposing in front of the Town Hall, then in front of the central hall of the factory who organized an Open Doors day for its staff for the reveal of the DS3 Crossback. In addition, an exhibition of ten vehicles from the CAAPY collection and 19 illustrated panels recounted the history of the site since its creation in 1938. This exhibition, led by volunteers, attracted 1,650 visitors over the two days.

Sochaux, serving the animal cause

In Sochaux, nearly 800 visitors took advantage of the entrance to L’Aventure Peugeot Museum at a reduced rate during the weekend and about 2,500 people came on Sunday to enjoy the Classic spare parts market (with 24 exhibitors) and animations proposed in the context of the “Traversée du Pays de Montbéliard”. The 335 participants of this discovery rally came to exhibit their cars (utilitarian, youngtimer, old, prestige … of all brands) on the car park and raised more than € 7,000 for the Belfort SPA (animal protection association), with the 300€ participation of the Museum thanks to visitors on Sunday (50 cents collected on each entry fee). More photos and video on the website, Facebook pages and Instagram

Thank you to all L’Aventure Members, volunteers and visitors.
with you, we contribute to the preservation of this beautiful automotive heritage!