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The US-export version of a post-1967 DS is
immediately recognizable to the absence of a glass
cover on the front lights, for regulation reasons. Other
details are also specific, such as the shape of the
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Hayashi-san uses this rare US-export
version of a 1971 DSpecial almost every
day. It is the first foreign classic car he ever
purchased, back in 1991.
Left: the hydraulic fluid tank lid
still bears the explanation notice
in English; right: Hayashi-san and
his car; the pictures were taken in
October 2006 during the "French
Blue Meeting", a French car meet
held yearly in Nagano Prefecture,