Tag: citroen

French Fancies COTD: Ligier JS2

From one racing driver to another today, this time the focus is on Guy Ligier and to say that Guy lived an interesting life would be an absolutely gigantic understatement. He was a real story of rags to riches, doing the impossible through hard work and true grit plus a little dash of cunning thrown

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Vauxhall-Opel Sale (A Positive spin)

With the shock news that GM has agreed to sell its European arm to the PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) group, there has been a lot of doom and gloom about the future of the two companies especially  Vauxhall. The news outlets have already started to mention job fears before Peugeot had the chance to set out its

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Why did the french lose their je n’est c’est quoi? and how can they regain it?

It feels odd that one of the stories gathering the most steam from the Frankfurt motor-show is the excitement over Renault’s new talisman estate, which on looks alone seems to be a very pretty and well thought out design. This must be the first time in years that a none small car from the Boulogne

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Economical classics – the art of having your cake and eating it too

Back in 1972 one gallon of petrol would set you back an average of thirty five pence, so its no wonder cars like the aston martin vantage were launched to much applause that year. But nowadays in the uk the cost of one gallon of fuel is five pound fifty and this is why theres

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The best of autoscout – What Europe has to offer #1

Looking through the classic car classifieds of late one thing has become very much apparent, in the grand scheme of things we do not have much real choice on these isles. We have mini’s and beetles up to the eyeballs but when looking for more obscure and maybe less appreciated classics, sort of in the

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