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1954 Jaguar leads the pack at Historics Autumn Auction - Auction Central News May 25, 2013
Besides British buys, there was strong interest in an eclectic array of European classics, with two Ferraris and a Maserati Merak SS finding new owners, and a 1973 Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior Zagato attracting global interest before selling for £24500.
Being a GT car, rather than executive sedan, the SM was also just a more exciting car all around, and it remains one of the most sadly underappreciated cars in history. Though it came 15 years later and was an entirely different kind of car, the SM owed it existence to the DS. It was as far back as 1961 that Citroen started looking into a sport version of the DS, which had initially debuted in 1955. Several different prototypes were built, but Citroen was reluctant to design and build a whole new engine for the car, and none of its existing engines really provided enough power. So the bosses at Citroen had Maserati build them a new engine just for the SM. The project would end up being shelved until 1968, when Citroen bought Maserati. With its nickname "the goddess" and its curvaceous bodywork, the Citroen DS is one of the more sexualized cars there has ever been.