There was a strange and challenging little automotive fad going round a few decades or so back, and I daresay from time to time it still rears its head.

Or headrest.

Or seats and floors and boots.

It was all about how many people could be squeezed into a very modest-sized car.

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The dear old Mini was the usual suspect because of its size.

So therein lay the challenge.

A challenge which generally meant kids were the prime contestants because of their equally modest size and nimbleness.

I can't recall how many would on average squeeze into the little cars

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