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
The brief was this: light enough to be lifted by four soldiers, have four-wheel drive and a wheelbase of 80 inches. It was also the inspiration for the Land Rover Defender. Hammond likes it too...
What's been taken away?
Literally everything that doesn't need to be there. Including anything resembling comfort.
What's been added?
Military-grade durability and simplicity. And a name that remains silly to this day.