Citroën ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2: a copy sold across the Channel


In England, a 1990 Citroën ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2 has just been sold by the experts at Girardo & Co.. It is precisely the C05 chassis which has been entered three times in the Dakar rally-raid , this in 1991, 1992 and 1993 as well as on other events.

It is a Dakar legend which was therefore sold by Girardo & Co., knowing that in 1991, at the wheel of this Citroën ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2, Alain de Ambrosino and his co-driver, Alain Guéhennec, finished at the sixth place in the most famous rally-raid. That same year, 1991, Ari Vatanen and Bruno Berglund made Citroën shine by winning the Dakar with the “sister car”. It should be noted that the price for which the ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2 chassis C05 was sold has not been communicated.

Powered by a 4-cylinder turbo (type XU15) with more than 300 hp, this Citroën ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2 will delight its new owner because, as you can see, thanks to the photos illustrating this subject, it is in in a perfect state.

Citroen ZX Rally Raid Evo 2

After being initially sold, by Citroën Sport in 2011, the ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2 racing prototype has been restored by renowned French rally-raid specialist Philippe Gache and his team at Team SMG Challenge.

Then, Girardo & Co. acquired it in 2021 before deciding, once again, to send it to Team SMG Challenge, this with the aim of completely overhauling the ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2. We invite you, to elsewhere, click on the image below to discover the complete history of the Citroën ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2 C05.

Finally, a few months later, this ZX Rallye Raid Evo 2 caused a sensation at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It is to be seen in video by clicking on “Play” below.

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Photos: Girardo & Co.



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