Driving James May’s Legendary Top Gear Ami 8 to the Limit

For all you Citroën Ami fans out there, roll back a decade and get primed watching this two-part Top Gear video of James May and British glamour model Madison Welch in a 1976 Ami 8 competing in the Majorca Classic Car Rally against Jeremy Clarkson (crammed into an Austin Healey Midget) and Richard Hammond (in a 1953 Lanchester):

Part 1 (where the boys buy the cars):

Part 2 (the 2nd stage of the rally — to the finish):

Bonus — an out-take from the show, shot in the Ami 8 (with James, who can’t read maps and Madison, who can’t be bothered to read maps):

And now, having seen those videos, fast forward 10 years to see the same Ami 8 pushed to the limit by Tiff Needell in this video produced by Drivetribe. We only wish they would have brought Madison along for the ride again this time!

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