1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised
Lot 82
1972 Fiat 500L Saloon
Registration no. MPF 500L Chassis no. to be advised
£ 10,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 16,000

Lot Details
1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised 1972 Fiat 500L Saloon   Chassis no. to be advised
1972 Fiat 500L Saloon
Registration no. MPF 500L
Chassis no. to be advised

* One of the most iconic cars of the 20th Century
* Original right-hand drive model
* Circa 94,000 miles recorded
* Substantial file of receipts, etc



Footnotes

  • 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, an 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 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 switch gear stalks and hubcaps. Introduced in 1960, the 500D used the 499.5cc engine of the 500 Sport in de-tuned form. In 1965 it was superseded by the 500F, the latter's altered bodywork incorporating front-hinged doors and a shortened sunroof, while mechanical improvements included a strengthened transmission. Maximum power increased to 22bhp and the top speed to within a whisker of 60mph.

    Introduced in 1968 alongside the standard 500F, the deluxe 500L, while mechanically identical, came with exterior cosmetic enhancements and an improved interior featuring new instrument panel, seats, and floor covering. An immense success for FIAT, almost 3,000,000 of these adorable little cars had been sold when production ceased in 1975. The 500 remains as popular today as it ever was, and recently was voted 'Sexiest Car' by the readers of Top Gear magazine.

    An original right-hand drive model, this charming FIAT 500L appears to have been well cared for. We are advised that recent works have included fitting new front/rear bumpers bars, new rear light clusters, door edging strips, and two new seats. Finished in white with contrasting red sunroof and matching interior, the car comes with SORN, a V5C Registration Certificate, and a substantial quantity of receipts and other paperwork. Sold strictly as viewed.
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