1970 Fiat 500

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Mileage 
    67 000 km / 41 632 mi
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    25223059
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Blue
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

This classic car is for auction at online auction platform Catawiki. Please click here to place a bid an to find more information about this. The 500 MyCar for sale has been completely renovated in 2017 with photographic documentation available. New interiors produced by an Italian craftsman, body already healthy retouched and repainted in Blue Capri color, original 110F engine overhauled. It is perfectly faithful to the original, registered asi with a Certificate of Historical Relevance and Certificate of Identity, thus recognized as an Asi Gold Plate. Original booklet, all the parts replaced for the restoration are original. Law revision valid until July 2020.The 500 MyCar was a version of the small utility car developed in Vercelli by the body builder Francis Lombardi between 1968 and 1971. The Piedmontese entrepreneur also modified other cars; the 500 was the only one to have a good commercial success.The 500 MyCar was produced in two versions: with a rigid roof or with a sunroof ("convertible"). It boasted eye-catching features, some of which have never been adopted by the next two standard models: a shaped dashboard covered in black plastic, a steering wheel (Ferrero) and a wooden gearshift knob, rear-opening compass-opening windows for the closed-roof model, steel under-door fascias stainless steel, curved grille with chrome-plated zamak grille, steel wheel rings, glass border (not rear side) and chrome wipers, covering the entire interior upholstery in imitation skai leather. The optional scope of the metallic paint was also envisaged. Despite the higher cost compared to the original Fiat model, about 3,000 were produced, from the information gathered at the Italian Civil Motorization, the 500 European clubs, dedicated websites and passionate experts in historic cars, it is estimated that there are still some left in circulation a few hundred units. Among these decidedly scarce those restored to the rule of art, in respect of all the details and the typicality of the model according to well-defined parameters.The 500 MyCar that we can define as faithful to the original and absolutely worthy of historical and collector's interest hardly reach the hundred units in the world. Therefore it is easy to understand the economic, collecting and social value of the specimens that are still well preserved or restored to the rule of art. And an expert eye can immediately grasp the wealth of details that define this small handmade Made in Italy jewel.Transfer of ownership to the buyer. Collection in the province of Brescia or shipping to be paid by the buyer