Eventually I got him to focus on the GS and we concluded a sale. He wanted only one extra, a tow-bar and hitch.
The first clue that something was amiss came when the customer said – with disdain – that the leather was not good enough.
An Admiral of the Royal Navy happened to see a 2CV pick-up in a dealer close by the Marines’ barracks. Intrigued by the vehicle’s low weight – he arranged to borrow and test the 2CV pick-up, with an eye to equipping military commandos with them.