Horsing Around

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Montmartre
The old art district is one of many Parisian areas featured in 2CV tours

Italy has its Fiat 500, germany its VW Beetle and the Brits their beloved Mini. France's iconic cute car is the Citroën 2CV — the deux chevaux (two horse) car named after its minimal horsepower. The first 2CV rolled off the production line in 1948, and the car sold well until 1990, when the last of five million left the assembly line after its design fell out of kilter with E.U. safety regulations.

But with what would have been its 60th anniversary falling this year, the 2CV is now a must-do tourist...

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