NSU Ro 80197 points

Car of The year
The big (4.78 m long), fast saloon impressed everyone for its sleek looks and luxury approach. Its technical masterpiece was a compact twin-rotor Wankel engine (115 hp) that later showed fuel unefficient and also unreliable in the long run. The Neckarsulm brandname never overcame the failure and would eventually disappear through a merge with Audi, inside VW group. All independent suspension. Front wheel drive, semi-auto 3-speed transmission with clutch and converter.