The Citroën Ami was never what you’d call a flashy car, but being French it had a certain je ne sais quoi.

Built from 1961 to 1978, it was produced in various guises, notably the Ami 6.

The Citroen Ami, built from 1961 to 1978, an unlikely sex symbol

Advertisements for the 6 emphasized its versatility and suitability for many traditional French leisure activities.

In the example above it’s apparently being positioned as the perfect accompaniment  to pétanque and ménages a trois….

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