1969 Fiat 500Mare
Year of manufacture1969
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourBlue
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00
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