Méhari

The Oddest French Cars Ever Made

Over the years, France has produced some pretty strange, quirky cars. Here are the strangest, according to you.<p>French manufacturers have come up with some of the quirkiest, most interesting cars on the planet. Here are the strangest of the strange, according to you.

Autos

This All-Citroën 2CV And Méhari Dirt Race Is My Everything

The Citroën 2CV and Méhari are delightfully rugged little cars, and as with all things, their redeeming qualities shine best through motorsport. …

Motorsport

Our Dream Cars For A Road Trip To The Hamptons

Seven of the most stylish drives to call shotgun in this summer<p>Nothing says summer like piling into your favourite car with friends and heading to …

Men's Fashion

Here's why Retromobile is the Frenchest car show in the world

I get to visit a lot of high-end vintage car shows. It’s a fortunate job perk. Sadly, when repeated over time, exclusive experiences like …

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A sumptuous gastronomic tour of Spain by private jet

As the little plane circled above the Andalucian countryside I could see below me the olive groves, vegetable plots and wheat fields of a landscape …

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Quirky French classics at the Mullin Automotive Museum

In a nondescript industrial park, surrounded by the verdant farmland in Oxnard just north west of Los Angeles, sits an unexpected gem: The Mullin Automotive Museum. The outside has a few hints about what's inside, like a swoopy relief of a curvy, art deco, classic car.<p>Once inside you're greeted by …

Autos

Wonderfully weird French classics from the Mullin Automotive Museum

Autos

This Weird Twin-Engined Citroën 2CV Is a Dakar Veteran

Between 1958 and 1971, Citroën built 694 twin-engined 2CV Saharas. This isn't one of those, but a more recent build that took on the Dakar Rally in 2007.<p>Called the "BiBip 2 Dakar," this twin-engined 1963 2CV is the brainchild of Stephane Wimez, a man who's company produces original parts for these …

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Citroën is auctioning off its beautiful and odd automotive treasures

In a secret warehouse in Citroën’s Aulnay-sous-Bois factory, 11 miles northeast of the heart of Paris, lies a treasure trove. Citroën’s Conservatoire …

Return of the Thing? VW Considers Reviving the Kübelwagen as an EV

The Thing from the City of Wolves might be coming back to town. Just in time for Halloween, Volkswagen brand boss Herbert Diess said he’s interested in bringing back the Kübelwagen, the German military equivalent of the Willys Jeep. Diess suggested last week that the company’s upcoming MEB (Modular …

Internal Combustion Engine

For $7,500, Would You Flash The Plastic For This 1970 Citroën Méhari?

Can you think of any car more elemental than a Citroën Deux Chevaux? Well, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Méhari is a 2CV stripped of all …

Super stores: explore the world’s visionary vehicular vaults

Awesome archives, from a conservatoire for cars to a boating tunnel of love and a climate-controlled spacecraft dock<i>. As originally featured in the June 2017 issue of Wallpaper* (W*219)</i><p><b>Cars</b><b><br>Citroën Conservatoire, Paris, France</b><p>André Citroën founded an automotive empire with a Gallic twist, inspired …

Boating

Falling in Love With Italy’s Blissful, Rustic Aeolian Islands

<i>Where simplicity is luxury, time slows to the roll of the Mediterranean and meals are rivaled only by the crisp white wine.</i><p>THERE IS A STONE mermaid by the pools at Hotel Raya on Panarea — her face turned up to the sun, her breasts thrust toward the expansive blue of the Tyrrhenian Sea — who …

Italy

La Granja - the coolest place to stay on Ibiza

One of the travel world's most progressive figures has stayed a step ahead of the game for years, exploring how rave culture and tribal festival …

Travel

Weird and Wondrous Cars of the 2016 Paris Auto Show

A Look at What’s Lurking in the Paris Show’s Dimly Lit Corners<p>The 2016 Paris auto show has room to spread out in eight halls, so plenty of guys with a bright idea can afford space in the corners and odd spaces around the big manufacturer booths. Day two is for ferreting these things out, and we …

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Lane Motor Museum Oddball Cars: Marques You’ve Never Heard Of

And 11 more cars you probably haven’t seen<p>I’ve been into cars since birth. I’ve been writing about them for a quarter century, and I’ve attended a gillion car-club shows and concours d’elegance, so it’s always a special treat when I encounter some rare, obscure car or marque I never knew existed. …

Weird and wonderful cars from Techno Classica's £12m auction

Viewings for the COYS auction at the Techno Classica Show in Essen, Germany began earlier today, with 130 cars set to change hands for many millions …

Classic Cars

Citroen reinvents the Mehari as an all-electric convertible beach cruiser

For any other automaker, something like impact-absorbing "air bumps" would be an offbeat idea added to a concept car, showcased at a couple of auto …

Citroen E-Mehari is wild enough to go into production [w/video]

Citroen has lost its ever-loving mind, and the E-Mehari is the adorable proof. The all-electriccabriolet coupe is the production version of the French automaker's Cactus M Concept that so recently stole our hearts at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It will be officially unveiled today at the company's …

Elasticity

Citroën’s open-top Cactus M concept is ready for the beach

Previous Next<p>1 of 8<p>French carmaker Citroën has done some wacky things over the years, and the current C4 Cactus certainly qualifies as one of them. …

Autos

11 Classic Off-Roaders That Are Still Off The Radar

Let me be the first to say that if you’re not into Jeeps, Land Rovers, Toyotas, Hummers, Unimogs—you get the picture—it’s indeed possible to find an …

Land Rover

Open-Air Citroën Cactus M Concept Coming to Frankfurt

Concept inspired by Classic Citroën Méhari SUV<p>French automaker Citroën will show an open-air crossover concept inspired by the classic 1968 Méhari SUV at the Frankfurt auto show later this month. Based on the Citroën C4 Cactus, the Citroën Cactus M concept “inspires a sense of well-being, freedom, …

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