What kind of car does Patrick Jane drive?


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Patrick Jane, a character in the TV series "The Mentalist," drives a Citroën DS, an early 1970s model. This car was manufactured in France in the years 1955 to 1975 and was sold in the United States in 1956 to 1972.

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The Citroën DS was the first mass-produced car that featured the hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension, developed by Paul Magès. The car also gives the driver the option to raise or lower the chassis by just pushing a button.

In the TV show, Patrick Jane, played by the actor Simon Baker, is a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation's crime-fighting unit. He possesses acute powers of observation and deduction and has knowledge of social engineering, and he uses these abilities to help solve crimes.

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