Citroen 2CV Charleston




An iconic car, recreated for the first time in Lego Studless Design, features engine, gearbox, floor suspensions, removable bodywork, seats and bench and adjustable headlight. With lovely Red/black scheme color !

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Name Citroen 2CV Charleston
Designer Nico71
Designed 2014
Inventory 2237 parts
Theme Technic


  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago astyanax Level 12 PRO
    I do appreciate the amount of work that goes in to making instructions! In all humbleness I submit these errata:
    p2 step 8: both 3L axles should be part 92906
    p14 step 8: 12T gear should be on the other side
    p16 step 33: the black 2L beam (60483) can't make this connection without bending parts
    p37 step 21: must use part 32494 instead
    p43 step 21: idem
    p69 step 10 & p71 step 10: must replace a 3L axle by 4L to be able to attach seats on p72 step 61
    p108 step 28: is forgotten later to be mirrored on the left
    p109 step 5: you can't really insert a flex axle into a 3L pin; better to replace the 3L pin by two 1/2 pins with studs facing each other
    p115 step 7: must use 3L axle and move the #3 connector one stud left
    p116 step 12: should add a #2 connector to the black #5 connector
    p123 step 33: is forgotten later to be mirrored on the left
    p171 step 7: same issue as p115
    p172 step 12: same issue as p116
    • 2 weeks, 5 days ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
      Thanks ! I will try to figure out the problems (unfortunately I have not the original 3D model, only the instructions).
      • 1 week, 4 days ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
        I have issued a PDF file for instructions corrections (see the article on my website) , and also corrected the rebrickable inventory. Some proposed corrections above have been already corrected before.
        The rebrickable inventory is now the only updated bill of material (do not take into consideration the bill of material at the end of the instructions).
        Feel free to comment if you found some other errors :)
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago astyanax Level 12 PRO
    Hi Nico, just bought the instructions, excited to start building soon. One question: for the 9.5L shock absorbers, the inventory wants extra hard springs, but in the video I also see soft springs used. Do you foresee any trouble when using soft 9.5L shock absorbers? With this modification, would you recommend to use hard springs for the two 6.5L shock absorbers?
    • 1 month, 3 weeks ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
      I would recommend to use the yellow extra one. I use the soft at first and have to put an other 6.5L yellow spring on the front suspensions because of the weight when I put the cabin. So you can use the hard spring only or the soft one but have to make modification. I present in the instructions the easy and realistic way for suspensions (and unfortunately the more expensive).
      • 1 month, 1 week ago astyanax Level 12 PRO
        Halfway through... Just wanted to remark on a mistake in the instructions: on page 14, the tan 12T bevel gear is inserted on the wrong side of the "linear actuator holder", causing the steering wheel to turn the wrong way. I looked at the video again, and from 2:03 one can see that this gear should indeed be on the other side.
        • 1 month, 1 week ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
          Yes, it is written in the article on the blog : (Instructions correction)
          • 3 weeks, 6 days ago astyanax Level 12 PRO
            Wow, it turned out much larger than anticipated! I've uploaded a photo showing the 2CV together with the orange Porsche, which suddenly looks smallish. Regarding suspension, I used the 9.5L shock absorbers from my venerable old 8880 set, which indeed causes some sagging, but it's fine as display model. On that front, my friends love the accurate design, although my 3yo daughter thinks it looks "weird"... modern kids haha! I ran into a couple more mistakes in the instructions which are not on your blog, so I may compile them later in another post.
  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago Makrochip Level 6
    Do you plan to make different bodys for the 2CV-Chassis? There are a lot of types that where build on the 2CV Chassis like the AMI 6, the AK 250, the Mehari or the epic Gaulioses-2CVs. I would love a RC-Version of this MOC, too.
    • 10 months, 4 weeks ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
      Hello, it could be interesting but I do not plan at this time to do it.
  • 1 year ago SteineSven Level 7
    This great car was my first MOC. I loved it. 
    MOC-building is totally different regular models but much more interesting.
    @nico71 thank you for this MOC
  • 1 year, 12 months ago SuperCow Level 5
    Ive order the manual, I am very exited, this will be my first custom MOC I'm going to build.
    Ive seen your MOC a few years ago, and i was blow away by it.

    Ive been spending hours on bricklink to get the parts :)
    • 1 year, 12 months ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
      I hope you will like ! Do you know how many did the 2Cv cost ?
      • 1 year, 12 months ago SuperCow Level 5
        Around 200 euro.
        I did have some parts in my own stock.
  • 2 years, 8 months ago Chazzmo Level 11
    Can't get hold of instructions. All click bait.
    Too bad...
    • 2 years, 8 months ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
      Hello, sorry for that, I am currently in maintenance for several page, as soon it works, I update the rebrickable link. sorry for the delay.
    • 2 years, 12 months ago Nico71 Level 20 Designed this MOC DESIGNER
      Hello,contact me on my email (see about page on my blog) in order I have a look to it. No problem for free. Regards.
  • 4 years, 7 months ago pingel Level 9
    This will be built soon by me. Love it
  • 4 years, 11 months ago osuharding1 Level 11
    It looks like the red flex axles are missing from the parts list? Can someone confirm?
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