around the world
Since its foundation, Fiat has brought the Italian touch and the dolce vita style to people's life. This was reflected in all its models, but one stood out more than the others, the 500. Known for its simplicity and its unique style, the 500 won the hearts of everyone around the world - becoming, over the years, a symbol of Italianity.
Fiat icon and Italian symbol throughout the world, the 500 was born in 1957, immediately succeeding for combining elegant and simple design with functionality. The model still attracts a lot of attention today, and is available in its electric version
The engine and its name
If you didn't know, the model's name comes from its air-cooled twin-cylinder
engine positioned at the rear. Unprecedented for the time and with a of 13
horsepower, the engine's initial displacement was 479 cc - 500 cc nominal, giving rise to the name of this small Italian icon.
After years without being produced, the 500 returns with reinforced
elegance and style in 2007. To celebrate the 50° anniversary of its most iconic model, Fiat created a more modern version of the 500, maintaining the flair of its original look, but bringing modern touches to reflect 21st century modernity.
A history and growth that never stops!
Fiat has become known worldwide for knowing how to interpret and createinnovative and stylish solutions for people. In 2020 Fiat launched the 500 Hybrid,taking big steps into the future - and getting there in 2022, with the launch of theNew 500e, a 100% electric upgraded version of the model.