Merc's X-Class bakkie gets axed

Mercedes-Benz will soon cease production of its double-cab bakkie.

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WATCH: Vintage - Fiat Topolino from the 1930s

2019-05-21 07:00

Image: Oovvuu

Affordable sub-compacts for working-class drivers are an Italian speciality.

In the 1930s, Fiat introduced what was then the smallest 4-cylinder car ever mass produced: the Fiat 500. Back then it was known as the Topolino.

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The compact car proved its worth as it was both durable, and affordable. Drive It's Christoph Bauer takes a look at the origins of the "little mouse" as it was known.
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