Highlights

  • Complete and thorough restoration with replacement of all sheet metal parts
  • Alloy wheels with new tyres
  • Modified 650 cm³ Lazzarini engine
  • Overhaul valid until June 2026

The Attractions

Small, economical and ideal for tackling the narrow streets of Turin and the rest of Europe, the Fiat 500 responded perfectly to the needs of mid-century Italy, but its unique characteristics made it so irreplaceable that it remained in production for more than 15 years. Even today it is still one of the most famous and recognisable classics in European motoring history and continues to attract new generations of enthusiasts.
This stunning 1971 example features an attractive metallic black paintwork with a black and white interior. A particularly interesting and attractive aspect of this car is its use of a 650 cm³ Lazzarini motorbike engine, which allows it to perform at a much higher level than standard. Made all the more attractive by its long overhaul, this attractive classic will certainly appeal to even the most discerning enthusiasts.

History and Documentation

  • Registered in 1971
  • 3 previous owners
  • Purchased and restored by the current owner
  • Overhaul valid until June 2026
  • The five-digit odometer currently shows 50,972 km

The Condition

  • Attractive metallic black colour
  • All sheet metal parts were replaced during the restoration: rear bonnet, rear wings, doors, sills and the entire front end, as shown in the photos
  • Some slight imperfections are visible on the door panels
  • Alloy wheels with new tyres
  • Pleasant black and white upholstery
  • Clean and well-presented dashboard
  • Carpets and headlining in good condition
  • The seller informs us that it is in excellent condition

Mechanics

  • Modified 650 cm³ Lazzarini motorbike engine
  • 4-speed manual gearbox
  • We have been informed that the car drives very well
  • No mechanical problems of any kind have been reported to us
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1970
  • Make Fiat
  • Model 500L
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 50,972 Kilometres
  • Engine size 450
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Country Italy
Bidding history
1 bid
  • posta@m•••• €100 19/06/24
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