The lower suspension means there’s minimal body roll, but this classic French car is still hilarious to watch.
The legendary Citroen 2CV is famously slow, making it an odd base upon which to build a race car. The idea of racing one for 24 hours is a bit insane as well, but that hasn’t stopped a cast of crazy Citroen fans in the UK.
Here, Chris Harris takes one of the cars used in endurance 2CV racing and punts it around the Top Gear test track. Harris is a card-carrying member of the 2CV fan club – he actually owns one – so it’s not an unbiased review, but it makes for great viewing.
Apparently, 24 hour racers complete an engine swap halfway through the race, because power units just wear out as they’re being flogged. The cars are also quite drifty, as it turns out. Check out the video below,
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