Summer 1958. A light breeze blows around the coast of Capri, caressing the hulls of the luxurious yachts moored in the harbor. On the quayside, the exclusive 500 Jolly, better known as the “Spiaggina”, awaits its illustrious guests for a journey into the glittering nightlife of the “Dolce Vita”.
Summer 2018. Coinciding with Fiat 500’s birthday, the iconic “Spiaggina” makes an elegant return to Europe’s most famous resorts. Its new lease of life comes courtesy of the Fiat brand, which presents the new 500 Spiaggina ’58 special series, produced in a limited edition of 1,958 cars – a tribute to the year of the birth of the first “Spiaggina”, with ultra-chic design touches and a lavish standard outfit.
This is the first of Fiat’s two tributes to celebrate both the amazing little auto’s birthday and the 60th commemoration of its first uncommon arrangement – the extraordinary 500 spiaggina dating from 1958, which turned into an all-around acclaimed image of the “Dolce Vita”
The new 500 Spiaggina wears a Volare Blue uniform, with beige delicate best, flaunted by the white waistrail and the vintage-outline 16-inch composite wheels.
This is an elite shading plan and you additionally get side trim with 500 logos, the chrome plated entryway reflect tops, the vintage logos and the chrome plated “Spiaggina ’58” name, in exquisite italic content, on the back to “sign” the most recent Fiat creation.
A cover slides away on the back to uncover a sun deck beneath, bringing out a top of the line yacht tasteful and reaches out as the rear end opens. The compartment additionally houses an inherent shower to wash away any sand or earth after a shoreline session.
Combined with an arrangement of retro, cleaned haggles features, it’s about as retro as you could expect an advanced auto in exemplary garments to look. Power will originate from a decision of 1.2-or 0.9-liter TwinAir oil motors, creating 51kW and 63kW separately.
The inside has a similar class and style, with unique and bona fide configuration contacts. Beginning from the dashboard, in the same Volare Blue shading as the outside, with a refined two-tone search for the seats, with dark striped base and ivory upper segment.
The chic interior is completed by specific mats and a steering wheel with vintage logo. The new Spiaggina ’58 special series offers the very best in connectivity technology since it is equipped as standard with Uconnect 7″ HD LIVE touchscreen radio, Apple CarPlay ready and compatible with Android AutoTM, as well as the navigator with TomTom maps and DAB digital radio.
Fiat’s first tribute for the dual anniversary is the new Fiat 500 Spiaggina ’58 special series, produced in a limited edition of 1,958 cars and only available as a convertible, for full enjoyment of the summer weather and the appeal of a historic era indelibly imprinted on all our memories.