The Fiat Uno Class B front-wheel drive hatchback was introduced by FIAT in March 1983 in Geneva. Its appearance on the market contributed to the restoration of lost positions by this automaker during the energy crisis of the 70s. The model was the result of the largest financial investments for that time in the history of the company, and the hopes came true: Uno was a huge success in its segment and became truly massive.
In the early years of its production, every third car manufactured in Italy wore this brand. Namely, “number one” – Uno remained the most popular on the Apennine peninsula for more than a decade. Over the years, Continue reading
In the 80s, Suzuki sold the 1982 Alto Koreans to the Koreans – as a result, Daewoo Tico began production in 1988. The design of Daewoo Tico seemed to the Koreans quite successful. Therefore, when creating a new compact car, it was decided to save money and build a Matiz based on Tico. It is noteworthy that the design of Daewoo Matiz was invented by Italians from ItalDesign studio, who first created this appearance for the new little Fiat, but then decided to give it to Daewoo.
The compact five-door Matiz is promoted exclusively in Western Europe, where there is a high demand for city cars. This maneuverable and easy-to-drive model feels great in the dense stream of large cities. Continue reading
Model Xsara Picasso debuted in 1999. It is a front-wheel drive minivan based on an elongated Citroen Xsara base with transverse engines.
Like all the creations of Citroen, this car carries the brand’s signature features. Original design: curved lines of a drop-shaped body, unusual “slanted” headlights, gracefully curved rear pillars, a large area of glazing. The look of Picasso is remembered and stands out against the general background of other classmates. It is noteworthy that the avant-garde design does not interfere with the convenience of passengers. Continue reading