This 1961 ID19 is one of the stars of the anniversary celebrations at the London Classic Car Show
This ID19, along with several other DSs, will be on display at the ExCeL centre until 11 January
The DS celebrates its 60th anniversary this year
Citroën's DS5, on the left, represents the pinnacle of the current DS line-up
The DS stand at the London Classic Car Show features both new and classic models
A rare DS21 Décapotable features at the DS stand in London
This particular example is believed to be one of the last, if not the last, of its type delivered to the UK
Right-hand drive examples are very rare; fewer than five are thought to have been sold in the UK
The 1971 DS21 Prestige was offered with electronic fuel injection
The Prestige's 2.2-litre engine produced 125bhp
Prestige models also featured a dividing window between the front and rear seats
French Prime Minister Michel Debre used this DS21 Prestige
60th anniversary of the DS
Bek Hassan, brand director of Citroën/DS, said: "The classic DS reaches an incredible landmark year in 2015. As we celebrate 60 years of DS – which it’s fair to say has helped shape modern day motoring – it seems very fitting for us to start a year of celebrations at the London Classic Car Show."
A parade of DS models will also be taking to the show's 'Grand Avenue' throughout the weekend. This line-up features the DS5 used by President Hollande at his inauguration, an ID21 Safari, a DS Group V rally prototype and an ID19.
Citroën says that over 500,000 of the new DSs have been sold worldwide since the revival of the brand in 2008 – with UK DS sales accounting for almost 95,000 of that total.
The show is open to the public now, and closes on Sunday 11 January.
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