No, that's not the front; Peugeot has just put the doors on back to front. Apparently, that's the latest trend in the door-fitting community.
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The BB1 looks like the futuristic offspring of a Smartcar and a moth. We're totally into those alloy wheels (two of which conceal electric motors) and the tubular rear lights.
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The steering wheel looks like it came off a quad bike, which could make handling a little tricky, particularly with text messages popping up your iPhone.
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Here's the iPod dock and quad-bike-style steering wheel in more detail. That little LCD to the left is an electronic substitute for a rearview mirror. That's grand pimpery right there.
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The display mounted in the center of the dashboard lets you view your speed, navigation options, and--if Citroen gets its way--the Internet. Data is most likely to come via a tethered iPhone 3GS, docked to the steering wheel.
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Here's the other digital wing mirror, and a man with the biggest fanny pack we've ever seen.
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Flexible solar panels adorn the roof. These power a preventilation system that cools the interior before the engine is started--just like in the new Toyota Prius.
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Muriel didn't seem to mind the BB1 breaking wind in her hair.
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The interior is rather cramped, but at least you can use the rear passengers' knees as armrests.
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Cyclists will run rings around the BB1, but you'll have the satisfaction of being able to run them over, the smug, pavement-trespassing gits.
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