Should I buy a Citroen 2CV to leave at the airport in France for use during my monthly trips?

I have the idea of a left-hand drive 2CV to take to France, with a view to parking at the airport and driving it on my monthly trips instead of hiring a car. Much better fun surely, but reliability? Is it a wasted dream?

Asked on 26 October 2013 by TM, Wirral

Answered by Honest John
If you were going to buy a LHD 2CV you should buy it in France, not in the UK. Loads of them are still around in France. And they're possibly more reliable than a modern car left for long periods because it has no complex electronics that could drain the battery, and anyway there are no codes to lose if you disconnect the battery. You would need to understand 2CVs, though.
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