With the fabulous DS topping the Citro n range and the marvelous 2CV keeping the peasantry mobilized, the automaker realized that they needed a car for Jacques Middle Class. So they pulled a Bastille and stormed the Deuche's parts bin, added a suitably wacky-yet-rocking body and faster than you can say creme brulee au jus they had themselves the Ami 6. Later variants of the Ami upped the horsepower ante to a whopping 55! The Ami line averaged sales of over a hundred-thousand examples a year over its seventeen year run. We wanna figure out a way to shoehorn an SM powertrain into one.
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