500 Story

By Peter Jones 1936 saw the birth of the Fiat Cinquecento better known by its nick name “The Topolino” – that’s Mickey Mouse to you.  This car, the brilliant design of Dante Giacosa, sold for less than  10,000 Lire and introduced thousands of people to motoring, something they had previously thought…

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Restoration of a 2300 Station Wagon

By John Melici We rescued the 2300 from a garage where it had been stood for twenty years.  The person, whom we had bought it off, had someone restoring it for him and was having problems with them, in the end the car was left in a garage and never touched…

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The Fiat 2300s coupe

By Ricky Reid One of Fiat’s better offerings that, looking back 40 years later, seems to have happened almost by accident! Back in the 1950’s, Fiat launched their 2100 station wagon, a model aimed at the lucrative USA market that incorporated styling from Fiat’s perception of  “What America wanted”. Whilst the car benefited…

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The Fiat 132 – An Overview

By Martin Clapton The Fiat 132 was launched in May 1972 for the Italian market and although the British public could see the car at the Earls Court Motor Show that year, the first RHD cars were not available until early 1973. Its predecessor, the 125 saloon, proved in some ways…

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