Jay Leno next to his brown 1972 Citroen SM
Sedans & Coupes

Jay Leno’s Citroen SM Is an Innovative French Luxury Coupe That Can (Sort of) Hit the Switches

Because it hasn’t had a US presence for some time, it’s easy to overlook Citroen’s cars. However, the French automaker has an extensive history of innovation. The Traction Avant, for example, was the first mainstream car to feature front-wheel drive, 4-wheel independent suspension, and unibody construction. The later 2CV, which is sort of like France’s …

Jay Leno and his black 1949 Citroen Traction Avant
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Jay Leno Drives One of the Most Innovative Cars You’ve Never Heard Of

Ground-breaking engineering isn’t only found on pricey supercars like the McLaren F1. It’s more impressive when cars everyone can afford have innovative features. And French automaker Citroen knows something about that. Its iconic 2CV remains a beloved people’s champion, and the 1955 DS is still an impressively-advanced luxury car. But, as Jay Leno explains, before …