Post-WWII cars, Science Museum, London, June 2000.
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Display in the 'Making the Modern World' gallery, Science Museum, showing, from the top: Fiat 600, made in 1956; Citroen 2CV, made in 1952; Morris Minor MM, made in 1950; Volkswagen 1300 (Beetle), made in 1965; Saab 93, made in 1956; Hino Contesa 1300 Sedan, made in 1965. The increase in popular motoring following the Second World War led to a period of design diversity. These cars represent a range of differing aesthetic and engineering solutions to the problem of creating a functional family car at a reasonable cost.