I did a gif!

twochevrons Sep 25, 2018. 0 comments

Spent yesterday tearing around the countryside in the BX 16v. What a wonderfully eccentric combination of ‘80s Gallic flair, luxobarge comfort, and remarkably hot-hatch-like driving dynamics. There really isn’t anything else like it, and I am sorely tempted to find one to bring back to the States with me.

A more thorough write-up is pending, but I couldn’t resist sharing this gif of its magic hydropneumatic suspension in action.

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