What do we have? The Fiat 128 of course, made from 1969 to 1985. It adopted the transverse engine and end-on gearbox that Fiat had trialled in the Autobianchi Primula and went on to become an industry standard. Designed by Dante Giacosa who had the Topolino, the 500, 600 and first Multipla to his credit, the 128 was usually a conservatively styled two or four door saloon or three door estate but was available as various coupés as well.

Production continued overseas for several years afterward, with the Nasr 128 continuing in Egypt until 2009.

Have a two door (pic by Graham Ruckert)

Something sportier? Have a 128 SL coupé

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Sporty and practical? 128 3P (for porte, door)

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Something by a fashionable coachbuilder? Moretti 128 (which is a new one to me)

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