Rallying isn't just dangerous for drivers, it's far and away one of the most dangerous forms of motorsport for spectators. Because of a lack of runoff areas and barriers, an out-of-control rally car is a huge danger for the fans that line the track. That's a lesson these extremely lucky Polish rally enthusiasts had to learn firsthand.
Europeans, as we know, take their football (our soccer) seriously – it isn't until a team wins that their fans can stop being so focused and have some serious fun. Exhibit A: after the German national team beat Argentina in Euro 2012, some chaps still full of cheer (and beer, presumably) came upon this woman trying to slot her tiny Citroën C2 into an equally tiny parking spot. Naturally, they decided she could use a cheer of her own.
Citroën Frankfurt teaser – Click above to view in high-resolution
Click above for photo gallery of the Dongfeng Citroën C2 Kappa
While we wait for the new Citroën C4 models (which should have the Efficient-C diesel-hybrid engine and Start & Stop technology) to come along in a few years, the company isn't letting the small cars sit idle until then. Citroën announced today it is launching two new special C2 and C4 series models with a "by LOEB" signature.
I mentioned yesterday that a Hyundai Getz beat two Toyota Priuses in a 2006 GreenFleet road test through London. The GreenFleet awards are not just about testing cars against each other, though, but are instead a look back at the year gone past. Two big winners in this year's awards were Citroën (Greenest Car Manufacturer of the Year) and Vauxhall Vans Sebastian Blanco