1968, CitroŽn signed the PARDEVI accord whereby Fiat took over
Michelin's 49% stake in CitroŽn and acquired Maserati from Orsi.
Maserati supplied the engine for the SM.
would have shared a number of components in common with Fiat.
Early studies employed the floorpan of the Fiat 127.
the early seventies, CitroŽn’s range comprised the 20 year old 2CV and
its derivatives, the Dyane, Ami 8, and Mťhari, the newly launched SM
and GS and the ageing D series.
restyling exercise on the Ami 6 which had turned it into the Ami 8, or
the fitting of the GS engine in the Ami Super, sales never achieved the
levels CitroŽn had hoped for so an Ami replacement project was