The ‘Sud was a brave effort for its maker – a new factory, new engines, new front-wheel drive platform, and one of the most inspirational mass-market chassis ever put together. But poor build quality and industrial strife conspired to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Sound familiar?
The story of Alfa Romeo’s groundbreaking small family car of the 1970s. It was a handling and packaging tour de force, and one of the best cars of its decade. How differently would history have judged it, had its rustproofing been better? […]