Leonardo da Vinci's and William Shakespeare's chosen vehicle?
Gallic/Celtic, Frankish, Lombardian or Tuscan? The Citröen 2 CV is probably the embodiment of Leonardo da Vinci's automotive ambitions.
Rav-Bugatti, the Cat.
The day I overtook a Ferrari Dino in the 2CV? I saw the Dino ahead and floored the throttle. The Ferrari went as fast as it could but I went past in glorious style. The 2CV bobbed and oscillated for the time it took the Ferrari Dino to scrape its way over the speed bump. I won!
Mercedes-Benz F1 and more
A Mercedes 200something Diesel stepped on it to get away from the bothersome 2CV in the mirror. The Mercedes -Benz disappeared in its own black smokescreen. I had to give up the chase. Couldn't see a thing. The Mercedes won!
The Caterham 7 owner in the 2CV passenger seat shifted his weight and foot pressure against the 2CV floor. After that fast 90 degree bend he let the tension go. I chuckled. I won!
Rita's 1983 2CV Special in the bodyshop after all these 35 years.
From Steel to Dust.
Colour and Light
Back in the Green
Rita's Restored 2CV
In December 1991 CAR Magazine asked Jaguar chief engineer Jim Randle which radical new car he wanted to develop for the future. “I believe there is great need now for a new 2CV…”
“The 2CV, I believe, is a wonderful car - so idiosyncratic, yet so sensible. It does 95 percent of everytning a car needs to do. And the other five percent is mostly bullshit.”
The article was illustrated with a folded hand, one finger pointing upwards.
Very modern Le Corbusier
China Thai Dolly