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Driving In France

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Driving In France

Living in France, don't have a car driving license and aged 14 years or more, then try this http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35210572
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Those VSPs have made their way over here for older folk, usually the Aixam brand ones, you can hear the diesel versions of those a mile off as they sound like a iesel generator with a broken exhaust, and being CVT they're often at full revs...
But of course, in this country you still need a license for one... Grin
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They look a lot like the old three wheel cars that were made for the disabled here.
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This isn't your typical 3 wheeler

Looks very nice
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Well this one is
From Ligier's French website(translated by Google)
http://www.ligier.fr/microcar/
Discover light quadricycles Dué, M.GO or Flex Microcar.
Perfect city escape ideal for walks in the countryside or your work, the Microcar range déclinable drive without a license or no license Utility!

And the French site clearly states that the Highland is unlicensed or "sans permis"
"The crossover unlicensed Highland Power X offers a bodybuilder profile with its grainy black fender flares and bull bars for a tough protection in a true adventurous spirit. "
http://www.ligier.fr/modele/mgo-highland-x.html
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Oh god, it's a 2-pot Lombardini 500cc diesel in that one, the Aixam ones use a Kubota 2-pot 500cc diesel (hence sounding like generators), it's no wonder they're sans permis, doubt they could pass the emissions tests, still cleaner than a VW though.... Cheesy
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Quote from: georgelnx
This isn't your typical 3 wheeler

Looks very nice

I was actually driving behind one, exactly this colour, and spec, this afternoon..... looked quite smart.... if a bit " cramped" inside...  ...
Don`t think I would get one to replace my beloved SKODA FABIA 1.6 TDI....  Smiley
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This is a piccie of the only ones I've ever noticed in France. They are not difficult to spot as they are restricted to little more than walking space!
I dare say I've seen often seen the more modern ones but not realised they are S.P.
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Yep those old ones also have a passing resemblance to that electric car(?) G-Wiz