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WTF? – Transparent Mehari

Citroen‘s Mehari was definitely one of their most iconic vehicles from the 60’s until the 80’s. Constructed originally for military use, the Mehari used a Dyane 6 chassis to create quite a fun beach buggy. Certainly, this was a great example of the French automaker’s innovative design. Continue reading WTF? – Transparent Mehari

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Top Gear Patagonia: What was that 2CV thing?

Petrol heads and casual viewers alike tuned in to BBC2 to watch the long awaited two part Patagonia Top Gear Special. On an epic road trip across both Chile and Argentina, the famous three brought along Continue reading Top Gear Patagonia: What was that 2CV thing?

Scrappage Scandal: Crushed French Classics

Recent statistics released by the Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills have disheartened the motoring world. The statistics details the numbers, makes and models of all vehicles recycled during 2009’s Scrappage Scheme.

The scheme, introduced at the height of the Credit Crunch, encouraged buyers to part with their rotten old bangers for a £2,000 discount off a brand new model. The stimulus for the British economy led to the departure of hundreds of thousands of usable cars, a move hardly considered environmentally friendly.

In this article, we focus on the French classic cars which lost their lives in the recent financial crisis. Our hearts truly bleed. Continue reading Scrappage Scandal: Crushed French Classics