Chassis No V57AZKA0080KA0117
Engine No V57AZKA0080KA0117
Reg No PGE925Y
MOT Expiry Date: Sept 2013
France's largely rural population determined the unique design brief, that called for: a low-priced, rugged `umbrella on four wheels' that would enable four peasants to drive 110lb of farm goods to market at 31mph in clogs and via muddy, unpaved roads including transporting eggs across a ploughed field without breaking them. Production was less than 3,872,583 2CVs were manufactured before manufacture ceased 42 years later.
Little is known about the `beach car' conversion on offer, though it is understood to be one of only a few built in Majorca around new 2CV chassis and running gear. The left-hand drive example in question was apparently purchased new by Mr Hamilton of
Hamilton-Wiseman Dairies in Scotland and features distinctive open-sided four-seater bodywork, running boards and cycle wings.
The road wheels, steering wheel and headlight nacelles are the only immediate clues to the model's ancestry, while stowage is achieved via a wicker basket at the rear.
In apparently good overall condition,
Sold for: £2,464