Safety regulations, crumple zones and the demand for increased interior space and comfort now mean that cars are bigger than they ever have been. It's not until you see a car next to its ancestor, however, that you realise just how bloated modern carshave become. To illustrate these differences, we've lined up 10 before and after shots of old cars and their modern counterparts, plus details of each car's length, width, height and weight.
VW Golf GTi
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