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Back in the 70's we had a particularly harsh winter here, and the local council called in numerous diggers from the local quarries to clear the roads. A friend was out in one of them (he normally drove a huge face shovel at a quarry) which he called 'the little Fiat' - it had 6 foot tyres, and bent in the middle. While clearing the roads he came across numerous cars stuck in drifts - he just picked them up in his bucket, and the 'bend in the middle' action of the digger made it easy for him to place them over the walls and in the fields