The early days of automobiles gave birth to a lot of strange ideas that never quite caught on. This one, however, we think merits revisiting.
Oh, parallel parking, that scourge of driving tests. Unless you happen to drive around in a big city often, you may be somewhat out of practice in the skill of parallel parking, since modern suburban parking lots have made it almost obsolete. But when it is necessary, man, is it time-consuming and embarrassing to struggle through as a relative amateur.
We take things like assisted parking for granted these days, but did you know that back in 1927, in Arras France, there was a demonstration of vehicle parking assist? While not recognized as a Citroën development, the technical features the company introduced over the years with models such as the Traction Avant, DS, and SM, have overshadowed this film clip captured on a Pathé newsreel.
Note :The girl may say ‘take me for a spin’ but this is ridiculous. Its a lovely item, comical and the car is very much like the UK children’s programme ‘Brum’.