The 1959 Simca Vedette packed V8 punch and the crypto-automatic "Rush-Matic" transmission. And, according to this ad, it could even drive itself (though at one point a mysterious gloved hand appears to poke the Rush-Matic buttons). Those crafty Franco-Chrysler engineers had their act together!
No Le Importa Los Caminos Dif ciles! El Simca Mil! [internal]