1964 Fiat 500

Jolly Conversion


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  • Professional recreation of Fiat and Ghia's famous open-top conversion
  • Built from Fiat Giardiniera in fully documented restoration totaling 1,000 hours
  • Body work completed by Domenico Petrolo in Italy
  • Powered by original 499-cc engine from Fiat 500D
  • Traditional Ghia methods used to reinforce Giardiniera body shell
  • Correctly chopped A-pillars with uncut, rounded windshield
  • Iconic Venetian Midollino seats made of hand-picked wood from Italy
  • Wearing light blue color in period-correct “Celeste 403” Fiat paint
  • New Old Stock accessories including chrome outside bonnet lock
  • Fitted with new suspension components, new whitewall tires
  • Braking and steering systems returned to factory specifications
  • Full synchromesh gearbox installed in original case; top speed over 110 km/h
  • Mechanical restoration by Pieroni Giorgio of Gieffe Auto, Italy
  • Please note this lot will need to be collected from Newport Beach, CA (Lamborghini Dealership)

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