I have owned my little Nash Metropolitan convertible for many years. Her name, and license plate, is "Tiny Me". When my son was a teenager and first got his driver's license, my husband felt he needed to learn to drive a car with a clutch and a stick shift.
Every Tuesday night during the summer, in our rural farm town, the Big Boy restaurant would have a car show and DJ in their parking lot to attract customers. So the guys went several weeks in a row and my husband let my son drive the Met. It has a lightweight clutch and "three on the tree". I was worried and nervous - but he did very well and mastered it quickly.
My son is now 30 years old, a heavy equipment mechanic, and has a CDL to drive all types of trucks and semis. But we always like to tell the story of how it all started with the little Metropolitan!