Before when it was necessary to invest in a car without a driving license, there was no choice but to opt for one of those many small vehicles equipped with a 500cm3 diesel block, often very noisy. Vehicles that are also expensive since generally you have to spend well over €10,000 on a new purchase. But in recent years, these “old-fashioned” unlicensed vehicles have been competing with new machines that are also open to driving without pink papers. the Renault It first appeared in 2011, which made a notable appearance in city centers thanks to its futuristic style. After Citroen Ami since 2020, with the advantage of having a closed cabin unlike its diamond brand rival. The historical players in the market for cars without a license defend themselves by explaining that their vehicles are better equipped (they can have air conditioning or an on-board computer compatible with Apple Carplay & Android Auto, for example), but the Citroën Ami offered in Half of the price of most models on the market has diverted a number of customers to these new heavy duty electric quadricycles.
Ligier Myli, the revenge of cars without license plates?
This is how car manufacturers without a license react. Ligier, the main player in the market, has just released a preview of its future Myli. The silhouette visible in this short video presentation evokes that of a classic car without license plates, but the car is embellished with high-tech details. And above all, it will have an electric motor under the hood instead of the usual clunky and noisy twin-cylinder diesel.
At what price?
Ligier meets next year to find out everything about the Myli, whose commercial launch will take place in the spring. The manufacturer already specifies that it will be able to count on three sizes of batteries, which predicts a good autonomy in the better equipped versions. But at what price? In the current Ligier catalog, the base price is €13,699 and can now go up to €17,099 for the JS60. If Ligier’s electric car costs even more, will he dare to flirt with €20,000? Remember that currently the Citroën Ami starts at €7,790 and the Renault Twizy from €11,600.