Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • 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:
Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00

Sale:

Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Italy's location on the Mediterranean Sea meant innumerable beachfront cities and resorts. There was a brisk trade in beach buggy conversions of regular cars by the many specialist coachbuilders throughout Italy at the time. Without roof or doors the cars are basic in the extreme. This simplicity, however, remains their most endearing feature, giving these cheeky runabouts a sense of fun and mischief comparable only with the later Mini Moke.

This lovely Fiat 500 Mare has just undergone a complete restoration by Autoclassic in Torino. As you would expect the car is in excellent condition and finished in blue with a matc