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I'm seriously considering the Citroen Ami for pootling around London: shopping trips, dog walking, visiting elderly relatives. Highly affordable at £7,695, can be charged to 100% from a normal domestic socket in three hours, and will go from zero to its top speed in just 10 seconds (The Bugatti Centodieci takes over 13 seconds to reach just 80% of its top speed).

OK - the Ami might be little more than a souped up golf cart, but for city roads it is ideal.
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I saw a pair of them in Marseille a few weeks ago. Was so taken with them I took 3 photos.
Perfect if you need to drive in the city with one passenger and a few shopping bags.
What is the top speed, by the way (and is the Bugatti's 300mph?!)
I'd never heard of them, but my Dad was buzzing - he lives in Leeds and is just waiting (too long) to sell his diesel Skoda and buy an electric city car. He just can't bring himself to do it, and hire a car for longer journeys (probably 6 times/year for £30/day)
 
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I'm seriously considering the Citroen Ami for pootling around London: shopping trips, dog walking, visiting elderly relatives. Highly affordable at £7,695, can be charged to 100% from a normal domestic socket in three hours, and will go from zero to its top speed in just 10 seconds (The Bugatti Centodieci takes over 13 seconds to reach just 80% of its top speed).

OK - the Ami might be little more than a souped up golf cart, but for city roads it is ideal.
I'm out on the Ami. Was suppose to be £5.5 to £6k and ended up £7.7 to £8.6k (I think). I currently walk, cycle or borrow the ID3 and I can justify the lesser amount ..... but not the higher.
 
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Bought this whilst waiting for the LR and enjoying the 24kw battery PHEV side. 730miles so far, 695 on EV. However it's a big beast and 2.4miles/kW is it's average.

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I'm out on the Ami. Was suppose to be £5.5 to £6k and ended up £7.7 to £8.6k (I think). I currently walk, cycle or borrow the ID3 and I can justify the lesser amount ..... but not the higher.

The list price is £7,695 but I’m sure that sometime after launch discounts will be available for a cash purchase.
 
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I saw a pair of them in Marseille a few weeks ago. Was so taken with them I took 3 photos.
Perfect if you need to drive in the city with one passenger and a few shopping bags.
What is the top speed, by the way (and is the Bugatti's 300mph?!)
I'd never heard of them, but my Dad was buzzing - he lives in Leeds and is just waiting (too long) to sell his diesel Skoda and buy an electric city car. He just can't bring himself to do it, and hire a car for longer journeys (probably 6 times/year for £30/day)
Looks about as interesting as a toaster!
 
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Interesting… your first thought is to compare it to a popular household appliance.
Just found this video clip on Youtube and interestingly it seems that I'm not the only one who thinks it looks like a toaster:

Seriously, apart from the ingenious interchangability of parts, I'm struggling to find something to like about it?
 
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Here's another video about the Citroen Ami that's just popped up on Youtube.
My favourite quote is when she says: "As soon as this thing stops, it's quite enjoyable."

Check out the build quality of the drivers seat at 10.19.
 
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Here's another video about the Citroen Ami that's just popped up on Youtube.
My favourite quote is when she says: "As soon as this thing stops, it's quite enjoyable."

Check out the build quality of the drivers seat at 10.19.
I'd rather walk
 
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Does it make toast too? That would be a bonus
 
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