10 great cars that are gone but not forgotten

Ford recently announced that the Fiesta will be killed off next year, after 47 years on sale. But which other mainstays of UK roads were suddenly discontinued?...

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It's hard to imagine life without the Ford Fiesta. Like recently axed Australian daytime soap Neighbours, it seems like it's always been there; a reassuring part of daily life that everybody's either heard of, loved, or even been obsessed with. 

Nothing lasts forever, though, and the sad truth is that the Fiesta has had its time. It all comes down to fashion, really; small car sales have been declining for a long time, with people moving in favour of the best small SUVs or stepping away from fossil-fuelled vehicles as electric cars leap in popularity. 

Rest assured, though, after Fiesta production ends in 2023, it's sure to be a common sight on our roads for years to come, and the same can be true of a great many other cars that you can no longer buy brand new. Lets take a look at 10 of the most interesting, including Ford's brilliant baby.