The New Citroen Ami

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Re: The New Citroen Ami

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I'm having difficulty remembering which member it is who has a Twizzy - Lighty, possibly.

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myglaren wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 17:07
That is going to be very useful ↑

Patient will have expired before they get there and there isn't any room to carry paramedic equipment.
They have Twizys as Paramedic vehicles at Nice airport, or at least they did the last couple of times I was there. I think they’d be great airside. I was driving airside at Heathrow only yesterday for work, and parts of it are quite tricky. A nippy little vehicle like that would be great, especially when I’ve no equipment or parts to carry.

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DHallworth wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 01:06

If they price them similarly to what they are in France, €6900 with a €900 contribution then I reckon they could appeal in the UK to people living in cities. A lot of cities are adopting a 20mph speed limit so the Ami wouldn't be holding up traffic.

It's not a looker, not by any stretch but I think it's quirky and different. Seeing as Andre Citroen once said "Different is everything" I guess it's very Citroen!

I know they won't be to everyones taste, however, if you think about the purpose they are designed for as a tiny city car, they're pretty good at it.
If they do bring it to the UK in a "heavy Quadricycle form" with the upper speed restriction of up to 50 mph, I fully expect Citroen will be wanting to pitch it at the same sort of level as the Twizy ie not far short of £12,000.

That appears to be the desired price level at the moment. Another Heavy Quadricycle (50mph limit) available in the UK is the Me. It is built in China where it is 4000 euros equivalent, whereas on sale in the UK it is again at £12,000 ish.

I put a bit info on them on the "Electric Vehicles What's Available? thread here

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Did they go to Lego for a designer for the Ami?

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Gibbo2286 wrote:
18 Nov 2020, 15:16
Did they go to Lego for a designer for the Ami?

:lol: It's a bit of an acquired taste... It may grow on me in time but right now it looks a bit too avant-garde even for me...

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Ahhh... those rims ;) 8)

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I saw this on facebook earlier.
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The more pictures I see of them, the more I want one :D

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Not sure if this autocar article has been linked to....pretty much tellu us what you have already told us David..
https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new ... i-city-car

In France this is how you get one....
"Acquiring an Ami is an entirely online process, in which the EV can be delivered to one’s home or collected from a pick-up point. It will also be available in traditional Citroën dealerships, as well as pop-up stands in shops, such as French department store chain Fnac."

There's one colour available: Blue Ami, which is a coloured material rather than a paint finish, and described as having "a huge impact" on cost-saving.
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