Property of a deceased's estate,c.1972 FIAT 500 Saloon  Chassis no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised

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Lot 353
c.1972 FIAT 500 Saloon
Registration no. JAP 131L Chassis no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised

Sold for £ 2,990 (US$ 3,750) inc. premium
Property of a deceased's estate
c.1972 FIAT 500 Saloon
Registration no. JAP 131L
Chassis no. to be advised
Engine no. to be advised

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 switchgear 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 In 1965 it was superseded by the 500F, the latter's altered bodywork incorporating front-hinged doors and a shortened sunroof, while mechanical improvements included a strengthened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.

    Unfortunately, nothing is known about the history of this particular FIAT 500, which is offered without documents and sold strictly as viewed.
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Property of a deceased's estate,c.1972 FIAT 500 Saloon  Chassis no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised
Property of a deceased's estate,c.1972 FIAT 500 Saloon  Chassis no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised
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