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The Citroen Marmite is Happening!

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from here BBC News-The Geneva Motor Show Why it will be electrifying


..and the caption reads....Sales of so-called micro-electric vehicles are growing fast and Citroen hopes its Ami-One will grab a slice of the market

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'orrible

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That was a quick reaction Steve, haven't had the chance to put up its performance figures yet!

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Saw it a couple of days ago.

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Effinell, that looks awful.

It took me so much by surprise I almost couldn't say anything.

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Good awful looking thing - something you'd find in a packet of Kellogg's Cornflakes.

Don't fancy having a front ender in that thing, unless you want your face looking like an iron.

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The safety cell is probably very strong. I remember several years ago Fifth Gear did some crash tests on Smart cars. The last test was to crash one at 70MPH into concrete barricades at an angle of 45 degrees. The forces involved would have killed any occupants. However, there was no intrusion into the safety cell, so occupants (if they had not been killed by the deceleration forces) would not have received injuries from the vehicle itself.

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Just in case you are wondering what sort of 0-60 time it has...
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...from the article...........
......Ami-One, a little electric box on wheels from the French marque Citroen. Only a concept so far, it's designed specifically for the car-sharing market. With a maximum speed of 28mph, in some countries you wouldn't even need a full licence to drive it, making it a viable option for cash-strapped 16-year-olds.
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It looks like they haven't actually finished designing it yet :lol:

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28 mph!

What’s the point? I could walk faster.

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So the Ami-One isn't to everyone's taste. Anyone prefer the old fashioned Ami 6 Shooting Break! Probably equally as odd-looking and marmite-ey in its day :-D

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At least the original Ami look like a car with individuality and was functional.
The Marmite Ami looks like a Smart car having a very bad day.

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Yes, give me the Ami any day. At least it is unique and has style and a decent design.

Whatever happened to individuality and daring to be different?
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It's a splendid vehicle! I'm looking forward to being stuck behind one driven by an 87 year old woman on a bloody narrow country lane. It will be dusk and raining and she won't have lights on to save the battery.

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The Citroen Marmite may well be rivalled by the Seat Minnimo
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