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Sous-zťro 1 4.17%
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Pouquoi?

This is to 2CV as Clubman was to Mini.
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This is to 2CV as Clubman was to Mini.
Not sure if that's correct... but...Clubman was cool, this is cool too.
Agricultural simplicity.


My brother-in-law had one and I like him, so it's cool in my eyes.
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Don't listen to them Elvis. It's a cool as a ****ingcucumber in the Arctic.
It'll drive like **** I'm sure but that does not matter.

You see this coming down the road and you do think

It must be FACT because I hate most things French
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Someone has brutally murdered Malc and stolen his AO account login.

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Someone has brutally murdered Malc and stolen his AO account login.

Why does it have to be brutally?

It's because I deserve death in that manner isn't it?
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Would the real Malc have allowed his account to be taken so easily and used in this horrific fashion
without a bloody fight to the death!?


Alas poor Malc, we knew him, Horatio ...
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Would the real Malc have allowed his account to be taken so easily and used in this horrific fashion
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Alas poor Malc, we knew him, Horatio ...
Yes, that is true. RIP QueVee the racist *******
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Horrible pile of junk. No way cool in any shape or form, and the same goes for the 2CV
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sorry if this a dumb question, but what was it meant to offer over a 2CV? Is it a rebodied 2CV, or is it bigger or wider? Or is it a squared off 2CV?
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The name is an amalgam of dynamique and ane (donkey) .
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In Denmark and other parts of Scandinavia driving the CitroŽn 2 CV in the 1970’es was most often a clear political statement, rather than just driving a car.

The owners often showed great affection for the Mao Tse Tung-regime in China and were supporting the Soviet dictatorship. Many were actively fighting the NATO and EEC membership. Also many had strong anti-US and anti-UK opinions, and the cars were most often littered with stickers to underline these views.

The Dyane was considered a bit more luxurious (the front window could slide open and if memory serves, it was upgraded to 32 (French SAE) hp) Thus, the Dyane owner was often slightly less of a left-wing radical, compared to those driving the 2 CV.

The Dyane was horribly French and incredibly slow.
seriousement pas cool
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To quote a little Louis Walsh
you look like a pop star, you sound like a pop star, you are a pop star

For this car substitute pop star with S.H.I.T
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In Denmark and other parts of Scandinavia driving the CitroŽn 2 CV in the 1970íes was most often a clear political statement, rather than just driving a car.
Is it true that an "atomkraft - nej tak" sticker was a standard fitment on Danish-market 2CVs?
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I want to like it and can imagine it's a fun car to drive but just not for me, definitely cooler than the 2cv though
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Uncool.

I think I said that the 2CV was cool if you're a French farmer transporting a basket of pigs across a river when you previously only had a donkey, or words to that effect. Like the Model T, it helped make the world smaller for people who bought them. If all you had before was a horse and cart and suddenly you've got an engine, gears, windows etc, that's pretty ****ing cool. How cool did you think you were when ditched your Raleigh Grifter and got your first car?

This is a plush version of something where the whole point of it was that it wasn't even slightly plush and didn't matter if you got chicken **** on the seats. Cue's comparison to the Clubman is very valid. However, the clubby is redeemed slightly because that big front end meant you could get at things like the distributor and starter without taking the grille off. In later years, it meant that people could swap in XE and VTECs without chopping the front end to pieces.

Now if you had said Arcadiane.......

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I had one when I was about 19, as a stop gap inbetween VW Beetles. My bug was stolen (in Brum), and I was due to go camping in the Gower on a boys trip and needed a vehicle! I had no insurance on the Bug so funds were extremely tight. Picked my Dyane up from Sheffield on a very wet, gloomy afternoon, after leaving my final Civil Engineering law exam early so I could catch the train from Brum (see my priorities there.....!)

My fine example cost me £80! Yes £80! It had an MOT and a bit of tax left on it. The owner (a friend of my sister), left the "keys" for me under their bin outside the front door as they were at work. In return I left the £80 and off I went. The "keys" consisted of a couple of wires coupled to a fantastically large RED starter button, which you plugged in under the dash to get her going. No locks on the doors.

I was only expecting a vehicle that if I was lucky would get me back to Brum then onto the Gower for a week before being scrapped. But No! This little yellow beauty ran and ran, with the exception of an alarming power outage on the M5 (luckily it was just the big red button had come disconnected).

On a sunny day, with the roof pulled right back and my Technics 3D Super woofer boom box on the back seat, life couldn't have been better. It rolled hilariously, was incredibly slow but was immense fun.

After the summer she was replaced with a lovely 1965 Bug, and parked up in a field by my parents house, where she was used for off roading for a few years, before finally being scrapped.

Thoroughly enjoyed that little car! But...probably wouldn't buy another.

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