Originally Posted by mmk
Then I'd better keep clear, I was nearly run over by a 2CV that lost steering & brakes.
Great fun in those cars (and Maserati during the Citroen years) when the hydraulics have a catastrophic failure. The driver probably considered you a soft landing spot -- totally acceptable for a Deux Chevaux.
Track day brake failure in a Merak was one of the scariest moments in my life.