"It's a unique setting and so quiet and remote which of course was essential to help develop the 2CV
cars in secret and over the weekend we have been able to use it to take guests on half hour drives in many of the classic Citroen cars on display," added Mr Crespin.
Citroen, a France-based automaker, will not be developing a modern day 2CV
'We got to visit Oman's beautiful beaches, mountains, wadis and deserts,' said a member of the team that drove models of Citroen 2CV
dating back to the 1970s.
The Citroen 2CV
tour team visited Nizwa, Sohar, Rustaq and Al Hamra, passing through the terrains of Wadi Bani Awf and several other places, testing both the cars and the skill of the drivers.
Barry Iddon - lived a glamorous life as a celebrity photographer; and, inset, below, his much-loved Citroen 2CV
Says Citroen: "Just as the 2CV
made freedom of movement broadly accessible last century, Ami One Concept frees up urban mobility for everyone."
Citroen were all ready to go with their new car in September, 1939, and 250 cars had even been made when, several days later, World War II broke out and the 2CV
had to be shelved as the plant turned into an armaments factory.
A display of Citroen 2CVs
will be among the exhibits to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this unique car.
[beaucoup moins que]Si CitroE1/2n est une marque aussi populaire depuis pres de 100 ans, c'est parce que cela fait des generations qu'elle est inspiree par la vie des gens : de l'etudiant en 2CV
comme en C1, jusqu'au sommet de l'Etat en France, en CX comme en C6[beaucoup plus grand que] indique Arnaud Belloni, le Senior Vice President Marketing & Communication CitroE1/2n[beaucoup plus grand que].
CARAZY CAPERS Matt's camo kit and, left, Chris in 2CV
Alongside the classic 2CVs
, there are invitation classes for cars from the Belgian 2CV
series, which have a standard 2CV
windscreen, but otherwise look like full blooded racers.
If you don't know what a tin snail is--there's a picture on the front of the attractively produced novel to help you--it's a 2CV
or 'sewing machine'--the strange ugly little car beloved of French students and intellectuals.