Nissan redefined the C segment back in 2007 with the launch of the Qashqai. Moving away from the traditional family hatchback market they have had wild success in pioneering the Crossover segment.
One very 80s automotive phenomenon was the two-seater commuter car. Of all of them, only the Honda CRX had real staying power; the others mostly disappeared. Still, junkyard archeologists sometimes turn up some interesting bones.
Australian police nabbed a 78-year-old driver doing 170 KPH in a 100 KPH zone on New Year's Day. His justification? He was a race car driver "enjoying the feel of the road."