Short, back and slides: the New Stratos
Jeremy recently called it one of the greatest cars ever made. And now it’s back. Be afraid
Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Watching footage of the car at work in this era is a reminder of two things: firstly, that the Stratos's crazy shape has lost none of its impact over the years. Tall roof, visor-like windscreen, pop-up lamps - it looks like something Simpsons creator Matt Groening would draw. And secondly, that the guys who rallied the thing back then must have had gigantic titanium testicles. I'm taking nothing away from the maestro that is Sébastien Loeb, but a Citroen C4 WRC is a shopping trolley compared to a Stratos in full flight (which it frequently was).