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Seat 600

<p>The Seat 600, designed by the engineer Dante Giacosa (1905-1996), 1957. Collection of Seat, SA. &copy; of the photograph: Museum of the History of Catalonia (Pep Parer)</p>

The Seat 600, designed by the engineer Dante Giacosa (1905-1996), 1957. Collection of Seat, SA. © of the photograph: Museum of the History of Catalonia (Pep Parer)

In the 1960s, Spain joined the culture of motorization. A growing sector of the population were able to afford scooters, motorbikes and small cars. The Seat 600 was produced in Barcelona and, due to its features and price, it became the first truly popular motor vehicle to sell in massive numbers.

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