General description :
Approximately 100 examples were built
• Today less than 20 examples survive
• Concorso Villa d’Este eligible model
• A similar car was shown at the Quail
This particular 1957 Fiat 600 Coupé Viotti is a matching numbers example that was discovered in Italy. A major research of this car’s history and the tracing of its previous owners was car-ried out. A dossier including photocopies of the original official documents as well as a complete photo album, accompanies the car.
Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (FIAT to you and I) was founded by Giovanni Agnelli in 1899. Their first car 3 ½ CV had a strong resembledence to contemporary Benz, only 25 examples were built. By 1910 Fiat had established itself as Italia's biggest car manufacturer and expanded to the US, where a new plant was built in Poughkeepsie, NY.
At that time Fiat cars were big and luxurious barges for the wealthy or barking mad racing cars like S76 , The beast of Turin, with its 290HP 28.5-liter, four-cylinder engine.
However, today Fiat is better reknown for its small symphatic peoples carriers, Topolino, 500 "Cinquecento" and 600.
What ever your favorite Fiat is, you'll find it for sale here at www.classicdigest.com