Item description for Fiat & Abarth 500 & 600 & 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 - Specifications - Bibliography - Index
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.25" Weight: 2.26 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2004
Publisher Veloce Publishing
ISBN 1903706696 ISBN13 9781903706695
Availability 0 units.
More About Malcolm Bobbitt
Malcolm Bobbitt currently resides in Lake District.
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The only Fiat 500/600 book out there Feb 11, 2007
Very very detailed information about these rare small automobiles. Tells you the history with rare photo's from the manufacture. All the specs are there along with detailed photo's of the changes thru-out the years.