To drive the latest Citroën you only have to be older than 13, a licence is optional and you can be sure of getting lots of smiles from pedestrians.

The 101-year-old French marque is making a splash with the Ami, an attempt to recapture its spirit of innovation. Though a thoroughly grown-up project, the cube-shaped electric car costs only $7000 and looks as if it were made in Toytown.

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