Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1964
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 780848
The Fiat 500 was a true successor to the Fiat Topolino, or ‘Mickey Mouse‘, which had been part of the Italian culture since 1936. The bubble-like shape of the 500 had already been pioneered by the Fiat 600 in 1955, which although similar in looks was a conventional small family saloon, with a water cooled, four cylinder engine. In contrast, the 500 was almost a microcar with its aircooled vertical twin and seating for two adults only. The next major version to be released was the ‘Giardiniera‘. Introduced in 1960, this was an estate version, with a stretched wheelbase and a horizontally mounted engine. Later in the year the 500D was released. This brought the 499.5cc engine