1979 Citroen HY Van - Catering

Lot: 180

Sold for (£): 16,095
Offered for sale is a 1.9L 1979 Citroen HY Van - Catering manual that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 80 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Charming HY Van, mechanically ready to go and set up for catering...

  • Traditional corrugated panel van produced by Citroen (1947-81). 1 of only 473,289
  • A real 'Pop-Up' opportunity for a catering business looking to expand
  • Entrusted to '2CV City' for a complete Mechanical Report and subsequent repairs/remedial work
  • Equipped with a comprehensive kitchen including Fridge, Fryers, Griddle and Bain Marie
  • Freshly MOT'd in February, this is a super value entry to the venue catering market 


Lot Details

Registration: XOU 509T RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1979 Engine size: 1.9L
Make: Citroen Odometer reading (miles): 10889
Model: HY Van - Catering MOT expiry: 2020-03-01
Warranted: No Chassis number: 5336165

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 80 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


The kitchen is set up with: Double fridge, Griddle for frying meat & vegetables, Double side by side fryers, Two-ring Cooker, Bain-Marie heated container, Generator supply 3-pin socket, Water Heater, Stainless Steel Shelving, Non-Slip floor, Drainage points for washing the interior. The kitchen equipment has not been tested but would appear to be usable. 




Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


It starts first time and drives very well


Gears: Drive-shaft:


It is a typically French 'column shift' and everything in good working order

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:


We have just replaced the battery and everything is fully operational

Vehicle History


Report from 2CV City.

Offside Front Service brake excessively binding - 2 components changed and operating perfectly. The Brake pedal has insufficient reserve travel - Cable needed changing, changed and operating as required. Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively - Wiper arms adjusted and operating as required. Nearside Rear Direction indicator not working - Bulb changed, housing resealed. Offside Rear Direction indicator not working - Bulb changed and housing resealed. Offside Rear Brake pipe excessively corroded - pipes replaced and condition as required. Exhaust emissions hydrocarbon content excessive - Cab flushed and cleaned and emissions as required. Nearside Body panel corroded and likely to cause injury - Section removed and a new section welded and made good to conform. Nearside Front Vehicle structure corroded to the extent that the rigidity of the assembly is significantly reduced - Section replaced and now as required. Nearside Rear Vehicle structure corroded to the extent that the rigidity of the assembly is significantly reduced - Section replaced and now as required. Body insecure REAR CHASSIS/BODY EXTENSION NOT FULLY WELDED - All sections checked and welding completed to ensure it is as required. Distributor changed with a more modern option to ensure longer life expectancy and better performance and new arms, points and cap fitted. The Battery was over 10 years old - replaced. Front passenger door glass was replaced with the original style two piece sliding glass. Front passenger door lock replaced.



About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history