"What is that?"
"It's name is the Pussycar Automodule."
"I must be dreaming. . . ."
With apologies to Albert R. Broccoli (and Sean Connery), when this car first crossed the desk here at the Ministry of Silly Cars we (well, mostly I) immediately determined that it would make a marvelous followon post to La Femme, if for no other reason than it is ripe for an amazing array of double entendres, perhaps even eclipsing the potential of theWienermobile. However, seeing as this is a family blog, I shall attempt to make it through this post with a PG rating. Probably.
Oh, errr, it may help you to get through this by pronouncing it, alà Sean Connery, "Poosey-car".
It was the brainchild of one Jean-Pierre Ponthieu, a French advertising designer and was probably meant to be classed as a 'microcar' or 'bubblecar': generally very small vehicles with a single drive wheel, a single cylinder engine with less than 500cc displacement,…