Leave it to the French to drive Citroën 2CV-based jeeps across the…

A 600 cc, two-cylinder 2CV kitted out with sheet steel panels bolted together and called the Baby-Brousse is less ridiculous than it sounds. Leaving behind their humble origins as French peasant cars, these little Citroëns rode in 1973 from Paris to Abidjan, on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, to shame all future… » 8/10/11 3:30pm 8/10/11 3:30pm

Le Camino? Rat Rod Citroen 2CV Pickup Truck

What do you get when a Brit combines French quirk with American attitude? In this case, it's a Citroen 2CV » 10/17/08 12:00pm 10/17/08 12:00pm that's been converted into a rat rod-styled pickup truck. We say rat rod- because it doesn't have the prerequisite big American mill that you'd find in a traditional rod. Of course, we've seen a before, but…

2CV Versus Bentley: Obviously, It Won't Run As Well Now!

I'd never heard of the 1965 film Le Corniaud » 10/07/08 4:00pm 10/07/08 4:00pm when pointed me to this sequence, but now I'm on a quest to get a copy. The disintegration of a Citroën 2CV in a slapstick wreck with a monstrous Bentley, leading to a crazed Naples-to-Bordeaux road trip with a '64 Eldorado packed with illegal goods? Yes!

Even A Hydropneumatic Suspension Couldn't Hold All These Vintage…

Finding the Peugeot 403 brochure was nice, but we need a total overdose of vintage French car brochures! Fortunately, Mort555 came to the rescue, by sending us a tip about this Dutch site with dozens of beautifully scanned Citroën brochures from the 1950s through the 1980s. France, Spain, Finland, Germany, Italy- if… » 7/30/08 4:00pm 7/30/08 4:00pm

Retired Racer To Drive DB Panhard Coast To Coast

72-year-old Jacques Grelley, a veteran of multiple LeMans 24-hour races, has decided to drive one of his rare DB Panhards from New York to northern California for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. That's a 3000-mile journey in a 2-cylinder, 60 HP race car with the only luxuries being a retrofitted speedometer and… » 7/21/08 2:40pm 7/21/08 2:40pm