The clay modellers at Whitley hard at work...
Three early full-size proposals from September 1973 for the C6 (known at this time as Super 1100/Super 1300) shows that the hatchback configuration had been decided on at a very early stage. The proposals sow a level of experimentation with the side window arrangements. Notice that the nose is "lean back", on the top styling model, predicting the style of the 1979 facelift (Talbot-SIMCA 1510).
Pictures kindly suppled by Etienne van der Linden and Hervé Le Guernic.
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