The problem with thw Alfasud wasn't the styling, which was generally praised despite the fact that bizarrely it looked like a hatchback but wasn't. Or the engine which was an enthusiastic four-cylinder boxer which kept the centre of gravity low and helped with the car's keen handling.
No the real problem was that cash strapped Alfa Romeo did a deal to acquire a load of dodgy sheet steel from communist Russia. As it turned out they would have been better off making the cars out of sheets of lasagne as buyers could virtually see the cars rapidly returning to their constituent elements, so rapidly did they rust.
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The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
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Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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