New web series shows first dates take place in the back of French hatchback around a rally circuit.

Citroen is well known for thinking outside the box, but that's normally for its weird and wacky designs – think the C3 light hatch and C4 Cactus crossover.

However, the French brand is trying its hands at speed dating, sponsoring British TV show First Dates and having Citroen rally driver, Craig Breen, take couples on an experience they won't forget in the back of a C3.

Now, the C3 isn't the fastest car on the market, but in the hands of a professional rally driver, it definitely gets a few squeals and tense clenches on the nearest grab handle.

Watch below as Ariana and Nick get to know each other in the first instalment of the series:

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