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these enthusiasts of vehicles of yesteryear



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these enthusiasts of vehicles of yesteryear

O. Lenuzza, Z. Berkous, D. Chevalier – France 2

France Televisions

In France, enthusiasts of vintage cars, DSs, Fiat 500s, Triumphthe 2 CVs… are many. They even meet in clubs. This passion appeals to a wide audience.

“The pleasure is to drive in a beautiful English car with a beautiful interior, beautiful woodwork, to drive nicely, quietly”, says a classic car enthusiast. And no need to roll on gold to roam in a small displacement. “It’s more than a car, it’s the emblem of the family, it’s the traditions. This is my mother’s car”says a driver of 2CV. The cars of yesteryear all have a story and the 400,000 French collectors like to tell them.

Once a month, Stéphane Thuret brings together 300 enthusiasts. “It was the social elevator. We were starting out in life. The first objective was the residence and then immediately behind the second big budget is the vehicle”, says Stephane Thuretchairman of the classic passion retro car.

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