1964 Fiat 500 Nuova Transformabile  Chassis no. 693205
Lot 213
1964 Fiat 500 Nuova Transformabile
Chassis no. 693205
Sold for €10,925 (US$ 12,898) inc. premium

Lot Details
1964 Fiat 500 Nuova Transformabile
Chassis no. 693205
Replacement for FIAT’s much-loved 500 ‘Topolino’, the Nuova 500 debuted in 1957. A radical departure from its predecessor’s essentially pre-war design, FIAT’s new baby featured unitary construction, a full-length opening fabric roof and all-independent suspension while carrying its engine at the rear. The 479cc power unit was an air-cooled overhead-valve twin, the first such used by FIAT, and the gearbox a four-speeder. The basic 500’s austerity was not well received, prompting the introduction of a revised and better equipped version endowed with refinements such as wind-down windows, upholstered rear seat, column-mounted switchgear stalks and hub caps for the wheels. Introduced in 1960, the 500D used the 499.5cc engine of the 500 Sport in de-tuned form, but nevertheless brought with it a small gain in horsepower.

Elegantly finished in slate grey with red interior, this rare restored FIAT 500 Trasformabile (open top) saloon is described by the Italian vendor as in very good condition throughout following restoration. The car is offered without reserve and comes with ASI homologation (highest marks for originality), original licence plate and valid Italian libretto.

Présentée ici dans sa livrée grise avec sellerie rouge, cette Fiat 500 Trasformabile (découvrable), restaurée, nous est décrite par son propriétaire comme étant en très bon état à tout point de vue. Cette voiture offerte sans prix de réserve sera livrée à son futur propriétaire avec son homologation A.S.I. (niveau ‘or’), ses plaques d’origine et ses documents italiens à jour.

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