You May Soon Be Able to Drive a New Citroën in the U.S.


You May Soon Be Able to Drive a New Citroën in the U.S.

We have some great news for French car enthusiasts in the Capital region. Free2Move, a ride-sharing and rental service, may soon be offering the Citroën Ami, a tiny electric two-seat hatchback sold in Europe, to customers in the Washington D.C. area.

Free2Move published a teaser on Linkedin earlier this week showing a silhouette of the Ami along with the phrase “From France With Love,” along with the caption “Something big is coming to Washington D.C.,” suggesting it plans to introduce the Ami into its lineup of available shared cars sometime soon. Sounds promising.

The Ami is already in use by Free2Move on the other side of the pond and, as you can probably already tell, barely qualifies as a car. According to Carscoops, its technically considered a quadricycle in Europe, being shorter and narrower than even a Smart ForTwo. Thanks to a 5.5 kWh battery pack mounted in the floor, it’s able to reach a top speed of 27.9 mph, with a range of up to 43.5 miles. For the full story, check out this article from Road & Track.

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