Fiat 128
235 points
The neat success of this car was based in the fact that was the first Fiat truly modern for a long time. Initially a compact 2/4-door saloon and 3-door estate (3.86 m) with 370-liter boot; later, also an Sport Coupe with hatchback. Front wheel drive and transverse engine-gearbox. Front McPherson and rear transverse leaf spring independent suspension. The 4-cylinder engine, an OHC for the first time in an affordable model, was a 1.1 55 hp, then also a 1.3 75 hp.
2nd Position: Autobianchi A112, 96 points
3rd Position: Renault 12, 79 points