1947 Fiat Topolino

500A

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1947
  • Mileage 
    46 961 mi / 75 577 km
  • Car type 
    Convertible
  • Chassis number 
    500-102007
  • Engine number 
    500 c.c. Inline 4-Cy
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Charcoal Grey and Cream
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Tan
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1947 Fiat Topolino 500A

S/N 500-102007
Engine No. 500-104614

Charcoal Grey/Cream with Tan Interior

The Fiat 500, colloquially known as the “Topolino” (literally translated as “small mouse” but also the Italian translation of “Mickey Mouse”), was to Italy what the Volkswagen Beetle was to Germany, and the Citroen 2CV was to France. Inexpensive, simple, economical, and robust, the cars competed not with other cars, but with tractors, horses, and two-wheeled vehicles. They sold extremely well, with large numbers built, but only a select few have transcended the decades to exist today, and almost none have been cared for and restored to the level of this wonderful example.

Benefitting from the long term custodianship of the President of the Fiat Owner’s Club Belgium, this charming Topolino is exceedingly solid, complete, and correctly restored. The engine was rebuilt as part of the restorative process, and the car starts easily and

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