Along came a Fiat 124 Spider

A car with a long history, but a short and tumultuous recent resurrection

12th June, 2016
The new Fiat 124 Spider reminds you why the world fell in love with cars in the first place

The perceived wisdom of the modern motoring world is that we don’t care about sports cars any more. Oh, perhaps a few scattered enthusiasts still do. James May (ex Top Gear), perhaps. Jay Leno certainly. The rest of us have packed our mental bags and moved on, leaving for a new life with our new loves, the SUVs.

Certainly if you look at the sales figures, that seems to be the case. The...

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