Where in the World Is this 1956 Panhard Dyna Z?

If only it was a few years newer, I could make a “Tigre in the grass” joke…oh, well. I’ll give it up for a Panhard any time! This product of one of the world’s earliest automakers… more»

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Freaky French Folly: 1984 Renault Fuego

In keeping with the Scotty G tradition of showing unusual, some would say oddball, vehicles, I present this 1984 Renault Fuego. This fregger (more on that later) is listed on eBay with a somewhat ambitious $4,500… more»

French and Therefore Better: 1984 Renault R5 Turbo 2 Rally Replica

Street-going versions of Rally cars typically amount to a stock car with a turbocharged motor, all-wheel-drive, and upgraded suspension. This one is a whole different story. Few if any rally versions differed more radically from their… more»

Weirder Than A 2CV: 1969 Citroen Weekender

Here’s something you don’t see every day. Thanks to Pat L. who spotted this unusual find here on Craigslist in Seattle, Washington, though the… car? truck? thing? itself is located in Alaska. Citroen mated the front… more»

Greek Tragedy: 1973 Citroën DS20 Pallas

According to an adage that I may or may not be making up right now, one should never buy a cheap exotic car. At $5,065 in 1972, the last year it was available in the U.S., the… more»

Save from Scrap Yard: Citroen XM Parts Cars

A pair of late production Citroen XMs and a boatload of spare parts are hidden away in the town of Esperance, New York, and listed for sale with the thinly-veiled threat of dropping them at the… more»

French Press Patina: 1969 Peugeot 404

How’s this for French patina? French folks sure know their coffee, but do their cars have patina? Maybe that’s just an American car/truck thing. This 1969 Peugeot 404 Sedan looks like it’s about as straight of… more»

5,207 Miles from New: 1985 Renault Alliance

Barring the God-awful pictures, this Renault Alliance is claimed to be an extremely low-mileage survivor with a scant 5,207 miles on the clock. Supposedly used by the classic little ‘ol lady, the Alliance is in mostly… more»

Obscure Q-Ship: 1991 Peugeot 405 Mi16

Obscure cars are enjoyable for knowing you likely won’t see yourself coming or going, but they can prove challenging to maintain long-term. This 1991 Peugeot 405 Mi16 is a truly loved example, with significant service records… more»

French Flames: 1961 Vespa 400

The Vespa motor scooter is an icon of cheap, stylish, Italian motoring. The Vespa 400 minicar, alas, wasn’t destined to become quite so iconic—and it’s not even Italian! Built instead in France by a partner of… more»

Forgotten Founders: 1960 Panhard PL17

When most people think of early car manufacturers, they think of Karl Benz and Henry Ford. While both Ford and Benz were essentially influential in getting cars to where they are today, there was a third… more»

Cheap French Commuter: 1959 Renault Dauphine

Having sat since 1975, this Renault Dauphine is a sharp looking small car, and was clearly tucked away somewhere nice for the last 42 years. Untouched, this little French machine is going to need some work… more»

One Owner GTA: 1987 Renault Alliance

The Renault Alliance was a homely economy car that experienced short-lived success in the U.S. Unfortunately for the brand and enthusiasts alike, the hotted-up GTA didn’t become a staple of the sport compact scene, only appearing… more»