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  The Siva Parisiene* Tourer was based on the Citroen 2CV or Ami chassis.  It was only designed as a four-seater and used a main body section derived from the Ford based car.  There being no radiator, the bonnet is a likeness of the "coal scuttle" Renault of the Edwardian era.  There are few survivors of these cars  - one is unrestored in Melksham, Gloucester, having spent a time in the now defunct Stratford Motor Museum.  Another is displayed in a garage somewhere in Portugal.  

A copy of the moulds are in Europe (probably Belgium or Holland) and spurious copies were tentatively sold.  In the early eighties, a firm in Cornwall sold a car based on the Parisiene and a firm in south-west London sold the Duquesa (especially built for the Majorcan market).  All of these one imagines were copied without the permission of the designers!  Not that this situation is unusual in the kitcar world as many successful kits were copied with no regard for the concept of "intellectual copyright."

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