Made at Lingotto: The Fiat 600 and its variants were produced at the winding road factory of Lingotto. Here are a few brochures from the Editor’s collection.
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Fiat Innovates at LA Auto Show
By Richard Bartholomew
Photos by Wallace Wyss
At the LA Auto Show, Fiat had a large display, and showed signs of continuing to offer models that will appeal to those nostalgic for the “good old days” of Fiat. For instance, they came out with what is called the 500 1957 edition, copying the colors of the ’57 model imported to America. Of course back then it just had a two-cylinder city car but still was a worldwide hit, Autoweek saying 3,893,294 were built before production ended in 1975. [Read more…] about New Fiats at the L.A. Auto Show
How it almost charmed a curmudgeon
In the road-testing world there’s a little bit of Stephen Stills “If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with”. You have to forget about the car you drove last week and like the one you’re driving now.
When it first arrived here, I was at first very skeptical of the new Fiat and didn’t ask for one to test drive. I remember when Fiats were big back in the Sixties and how there was precious little parts and service and the dealerships seemed like back alley operations. So I wondered, “When Fiat comes back, will they do a better job in parts and service this time around?”
[Read more…] about Testing the Fiat 500 Cabriolet
Photos and captions by Alessandro Gerelli
Photo FIAT Auto press
FIAT Abarth 500 Assetto Corse is a real baby racer
Story and photos by Roberto Motta
Coming soon to a Chrysler dealer near you? That would be great, for the Abarth 500 Assetto Corse would make an neat showroom package. Abarth has come back to the track with its new baby 130 mph supersportscar that is named after the famous line of Abarth “Assetto Corsa” (race trim or race ready) models built in the 1960s. [Read more…] about New Abarth Assetto Corse Takes to the Track
VeloceToday Editor at Large Lorenzo Marchesini is about to leave Budrio, Italy on a 1300 mile trip to Holland, then by ship to the U.S. with his newly restored Fiat 500. Photo by Mario Marchesini.
He hopes to live to write about it for VT. Photo by Mario Marchesini.
Want to read more articles about the Fiat 500?
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The Essential Buyer’s Guide: Fiat 500 & 600 Saloons/sedans, Multipla, Giardiniera & 126 1955 to 1962. By Malcolm Bobbitt. Published by Veloce Publishing Ltd. 33 Trinity Street Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1TT, England. ISBN 978-1-84584-147-8
By Pete Vack Copyright 2008
This is one of the very useful Essential Buyerâ€™s Guides published by Veloce Publishing in the UK. In the past we have reviewed the Alfa GT Coupe guide in the same series.
[Read more…] about Book Review: Fiat 500/600 Buyer’s Guide