Street Parked: Fiat 500 Topolino Belvedere

Topolino Belevedere front quarter
I saw this charming little wagon while strolling through Rome’s Trastevere neighborhood. Today’s subject is a Fiat 500 Topolino Belvedere made some time between 1951 and 1955. This is the original, original Fiat 500. The car my brand new 500 Abarth was styled after was called the “Nuova 500”, or “New 500”. This car was the first mass market Fiat sold to every Italian, starting in 1936.
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