2CaminoV: The Frenchman's Econo ElCo

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In the old days — before the Mission District burrito was invented (one of humanty's finest achievements, sans doubt and culottes) — to put it into context, pickups essentially were El Caminos. Bolt a bed and a cab to a passenger-car frame, keep the cowl, hood, grille etc. and you're ready to go. After WWII, that really changed in America, but not in France, where they had their own El Camino — a pickup variant of the Citro n 2CV. We require one of these. Corrugated bed panels! What's not to love about this little sprite? [Thanks to reader James for reminding us and sending the pic.]

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