The 10 greatest minimalist cars of all time
Citroen's C4 Cactus is the latest exponent of the less-is-more philosophy. Here are the greatest back-to-basics cars ever
Posted: 05 Feb 2014
Aside from a heavy-duty gearbox and lifted ride height, this was mechanically identical to the VW Type 1 Beetle. The 181 took advantage of America's dune buggy dictum of rear-engined lightweightness.
What's been taken away?
The terrible Beetle body.
What's been added?
Off-road genius, and insane durability. Twinkies and this. They're the only two things that'd survive a nuclear apocalypse.