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FIAT 500R, LHD, 1973

9,300 miles, red carpets, round speedometer, full folding sunroof.

£11,995

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Hexagon Classics are delighted to offer this wonderful example of the iconic FIAT 500R (Rinnovata), which looks stunning in its classic combination of white paintwork with a contrasting red interior. The 500R has the same 594cc capacity Abarth-designed engine producing 23 bhp as that fitted to the later 126 model. This 2-door coupe with full sunroof is sure to put a smile on both the face of the driver and the many admirers that the car will attract.

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RED CARPETS, ROUND SPEEDOMETER, FULL FOLDING SUNROOF 

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The FIAT 500, (or in Italian: Cinquecento), is a city car which was produced by the Italian manufacturer FIAT between 1957 and 1975. Designed by Dante Giacosa, the new model 500 was launched as the Nuova 500 in July 1957, as a cheap and practical town car.  In 1959, Dante Giacosa received a Compasso d'Oro industrial design prize for the Fiat 500.  

Measuring only 2.97 metres (9 feet 9 inches) long, and originally powered by an appropriately sized 479 cc two vertical in-line cylinder air-cooled engine, the 500 redefined the term "city car" and is considered one of the first real town cars. An enormously popular and practical car throughout Europe it captured the hearts and minds of the public. 

Imported into the UK in 2013, this fantastic LHD 500R was well sorted by the Abarth specialists Middle Barton Garage when it first came to the country and has enjoyed a cosseted experience since. It is the perfect city-classic, small and nimble with oodles of character and charm. 

Sourcing FIAT 500’s of this quality is becoming harder, and we expect this example will gain plenty of attention from enthusiasts.  The file paperwork shows that our car was originally supplied to Messina in the sunny island of Sicily before residing in the city of Milan.  Recently serviced, this delightful little car is ready to enjoy without ULEZ charges and is also exempt from road tax due to its historic vehicle status.  It will be supplied with a 12-month comprehensive warranty and is available to view now at our London showroom. 

 

SPECIFICATION

Make
FIAT
Model
500R, LHD
Body Style
Saloon
Year
1973
Mileage
9,300
Exterior Colour
White
Interior Colour
Red Vinyl Interior & White Piping
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Out-of-hours contact
 

Jonathan Ostroff on +44 (0)7522 911 911 or via email Jono@hexagonclassics.com

 

Jeremy Finburgh on +44 (0)7544 911 911 or via email Jeremy@hexagonclassics.com