Run by the Classic 2CV
Racing Club with the British Automobile Racing Club, the event marks the end of yet another superb season of low-cost 2CV
You can hire a 2CV
or a VW camper van and even electric bikes for a day, half-day or weekend and just head off and explore.
was a wartime child of the rural communities of France where the test of a car was whether it would drive over a ploughed field without cracking a tray of eggs, rather than be first away from the traffic lights or sport a designer body.
Mechanically, the 2CV
was very innovative with interconnected suspension and an unburstable air-cooled two-cylinder engine which was so tough it could run all day without compliant.
Citroen, a France-based automaker, is developing a successor to the 2CV
in Madrid, Spain, before the end of the year.
BACK TO THE FUTURE: 1958's hybrid concept based on the 2CV
The 2011 event, involving many of Europe's 2CV
owner's clubs, promises to be the biggest yet.
In my own mind I believe 75mph down a hill in a 2CV
is about as fast as you can ever go globally in one.
No, don't stop reading - I know for a lot of people, "vegetarian" conjures up images of a 2CV
driving, cardigan-wearing, muesli-growing hippy tree hugger, but things have changed.
Such is the rocky and turbulent ride hold'em players go on, I'd be more inclined to compare the game to a Citroen 2CV
Unlike pancake Houston, the terrain is a series of humps and bumps and Watson would, years ago, roll you over the humps in a rolling 2CV
with a rapid-fire description of all that flashed by: every gatepost, every cast-iron villa, every funny doorway seemed to have a story, '.
Despite its 29bhp power and 68mph top speed the 600D became a huge seller and in Spanish terms the car was as important as the German Beetle, French 2CV
and the iconic British Mini.