Models produced before 1976 used the Citroën SM dashboard.
The Merak went out of production in 1982. A lighter and more powerful version - the Merak SS was introduced in 1976.
As in the Bora, Citroën hydraulic systems were used to power the brakes, and headlight pods.
The US specification Merak SS saw the Citroën high pressure system replaced by a conventional one.