Fiat and Abarth 500, 600 and Seicento by Malcolm Bobbitt (Veloce Fiat 500, 600)


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ISBN: 9781903706695 SKU: Veloce Fiat 500, 600 Categories: , Tags: , , , , , , , ,


Fiat and Abarth 500, 600 and Seicento by Malcolm Bobbitt

From the famous Topolino of the 30s, to the modern Seicento, here’s the full and eventful story of the baby Fiats, with particular emphasis on the now classic 600 and Nuova 500 of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Always big on character, Fiat’s little cars played an important international role in providing affordable and practical private transport for millions. Built in, and exported to many countries outside the marque’s native Italy, over 6.5 million Topolinos, 600s and Nuova 500s were sold and an amazing number survive today. Read, too, about wonderful models built on these tiny chassis by Italy’s leading coachbuilders, licensed models from other manufacturers and the motorsport success achieved by Abarth versions of the small cars everyone loves.Completely updated & enlarged second edition of a popular Veloce classic.Now with detailed coverage of the popular Seicento, 192 art paper pages and over 200 pictures, many in color. CONTENTS:After Zero – Design & Development – Challenge from Italy – Evolution & Beyond – Color Gallery – A New Topolino – Small is Beautiful – The Variants – The End of an Era – Living with a Baby Fiat – Directory of Clubs, Suppliers & Specialists – Production Figures

Book Number: Veloce Fiat 500, 600

ISBN: 9781903706695