They do things just a little bit differently in France. Drinking coffee out of a bowl, for example. Most beaches and swimming pools will turn you away for wearing shorts instead of a Speedo. It is technically legal to marry a dead person—or, for that matter, your first cousin. And when it comes to matters automotive, things only get weirder. Want proof? Just check out the annual auctions surrounding the Rétromobile show in Paris.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/04/weird-french-cars-to-ogle-at-retromobile-2019