1975 FIAT 500 R - Low Reserve and Free shipping to the USA Videos and 70 photos

1975 Fiat 500 R

Technical specifications of Fiat 500 1975

Price: -
Item location: Como, Italy, Italy
Make: Fiat
Model: 500
Type: Hatchback
Trim: R
Year: 1975
Mileage: 93400
VIN: 110F 5228676
Color: Gold
Engine size: 500cc
Number of cylinders: 2
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Please understand that we features only images and description of the actual vehicle for sale in this auction. All details, photographs and/or videos are all unaltered and unretouched originals. 1975 FIAT 500 R RINNOVATA

93K km / 58K original miles - Kilometres are believed to be correct
VIN : 110F 5228676

Engine: 594 cm3 /0.6 Liters Forced Air cooled 2-cylinder

Engine Code: 126 A5 000
Power: 18 HP/ 13.3 kW @ 4,000 rpm
Torque : 27 lb-ft @ 2800 RPM - 36 Nm @ 2800 RPM
Transmission: syncromesh 4-speed manual
Color: Gold Metallic

2-Owners only car


Vehicle is currently located in Como, Italy

This vehicle will be delivered via RO/RO or shared container to a US Port of Arrival for FREE. Ocean shipping to these ports will be paid by us :

FREE: New York, Savannah and Miami

ADDITIONAL CHARGE: Texas Ports available at an extra $ 450, West Coast Ports in CA available at an extra $ 750.

You will only be responsible and have to pay for the Custom Clearing in the US, Import duties, Import Fees (usually between $ 750-$ 1,100) and truck transport to your residence if needed. We will handle and take care of all the export and import paperwork for you for free and included in the price.This is what we specialize in. No sweat!

This vehicle will be legally imported in the USA under the 25-year-old NHTSA Exemption import law. It will come with all import documents (Customs Clearance, EPA, NHTSA/DOT exemption forms and original Italian Title/Canceled Italian Libretto di circolazione replacement receipt) ready to be titled to the new owner.

We have imported many cars in the US. We just love to do it! For more information see our website: www.xpecialmotors.com/carimport


The Fiat 500 originally debuted in 1957 and it was produced successfully until 1975 in Italy. The car was originally designed by Dante Giacosa and Centro Stile FIAT.

This particular model is a 1975 R where "R" stands for Rinnovata (Renewed), 1975 was the last production year for this little iconic Fiat. The engine on this model was the biggest, with a displacement of 594 cc, giving the car increased torque and more pulling power and fluidity. The transmission in this particular example is a 4-speed syncromesh . The 500 R was the last model before the Fiat 126 which ended up replacing the 500 in the mid 70s.


According to the last owner the car received a full repaint about 10 years ago in a very interesting and beautiful metallic gold. Car Paint is in overall good condition. Please consider that there are some areas that are peeling (see photos)There are some minor scratches, touch ups and little imperfections as well as paint bubbles in a few spots. Please see the photos below to have a better understanding of the condition of this car. Considering the age and the everyday usage that this car has seen, everything is holding pretty well. This is not a concourse edition Fiat 500 and it is not priced as such. This is a great, fun and enjoyable daily driver that has been used correctly, maintained and enjoyed. It can be personalized to your taste and enhanced once it gets into your hands!

All doors, trunk, hood are all aligned like they should.

No recorded accidents and no visible damage or repaired damage/accident as far as we can tell.
No major dents, no major rips in the front and rear bumper. Rear bumper is brand new.

Chassis and wheel wells are all rust free.

The undercarriage and the floor pans are in great shape with no rust. No abnormal tar or oil traces and it is a naturally rust free undercarriage from a southern-European car.

The roof is clean and in great shape. All glass and rubber is in near perfect shape, no chips or cracks on the windshield.

All lights have been tested and all work

Car has been garaged most of its life and it shows.
This Fiat 500 is 46 y.o. Please do not have unreasonable expectations.


The car interior is in great shape for the age and mileage. It is a fun, simple interior, reminiscent of a simpler motoring era.

All components inside are present, nothing is missing, broken or damaged. Horn cap has been ordered and will be replaced before delivery. All controls and switches are individually tested and are all in perfect working order.

The dashboard has no cracks and/or dings. Some regular use light scuffs are obviously present. All cluster and dashboard lights are tested and work correctly.

This 500 R features black vinyl front and rear seats. All seats are in perfect working condition, free of rips and tears and they all have been professionally vacuumed, dry cleaned with specific car upholstery cleaning products and plastic covered for extra protection until delivery. Newly installed rubber floor mats (not pictured, already ordered)

Headliner is clean and in great shape. Sunroof/Ragtop is free of rips and opens and closes perfectly

Steering wheel is in very good shape.

All door panels are in phenomenal shape for the age, No major cracks no tears, no rips, no broken plastics or anything on any of the 2 panels. Please expect some minor imperfections. They all have been cleaned and detailed. All door jams have been cleaned, detailed and greased.

All manual windows and manual lock options work.


Power comes from the 594 cm3 In-line Forced Air cooled 2-cylinder.
Although 18HP might not sound like much by today's standards they all feel there on this nimble little 500 weighing a mere 1,800 lbs.

Engine starts beautifully and the sound of this Classic Fiat 2-cylinder engine is always great music to our ears. Idling speed is correct. The car accelerates smoothly, no engine knocks or hesitation of any sort while the 4-speed manual transmission gets into forward and rear gears perfectly. It follows gear changes as it should and does its job correctly. This Fiat 500 has a 4-speed syncromesh transmission installed. No unusual front or rear noises at all.
The engine compartment shows no signs of damaged, missing or displaced parts. Minimal oil leaks are to be expected on this soon to be 50 years old car.

New fuel pump and fuel filter recently installed

Battery has been tested and it is working/recharging flawlessly.

The car will receive a final full inspection service before leaving Italy by a specialized local Fiat mechanic.


Stock tire sizes are 125mm on 12 inch steel wheels. The previous owner preferred the previous L-F series wheel style and therefore proceeded to replace them. Tires are less than a few months old.

This Fiat 500 has a braking system that incorporates front drums and rear drums. Front and rear drums cleaned and inspected. New rear brake shoes have just been replaced.

Original full size spare tire and jack


Car drives very well and it is a pleasure to scoot around in. It is a tiny but very functional car. This car is easy to drive, easy to fix, easy to love! As most of you knows the maintenance on this Fiat 500 is very simple. There are no complicated electronics. Parts are very reasonably priced and can be easily found online. US, UK, Germany and Italy are usually the best countries to sources for parts as well as Mrfiat.com. An incredible array of customization options is also available. With the sale you will receive a series of PDF, maintenance books, technical magazines and service books that will help the new owner with virtually anything maintenance related.


This car is sold and delivered with the following extras:

- FIAT 500 R User Manual

- FIAT 500 Service Manual

- New Car Cover

- New Fiat 500 Replica Floor Mats

- New owner information package which contains a lot of information about your new car: Maintenance Info, Car Care Tips, internet resources, Press Articles, FIAT OEM Parts Identifier. FIAT Service Manuals, etc. We took the hassle out of looking for resources about your new vehicle so you have the time concentrating driving and enjoying your new car instead of looking for web addresses, info and crazy spare parts numbers and codes!


2-door, 4-seat Mini Hatchback Car. Manufactured in Termini Imerese (PA), Italy

Engine 594 cm3 In-line Forced Air cooled 2-cylinder Power 13.3 KW @ 4000 RPM - 18 HP @ 4000 RPM Torque 27 lb-ft @ 2800 RPM - 36 Nm @ 2800 RPM Fuel System Carburetor Fuel Gasoline PERFORMANCE SPECS Top Speed 62 mph (100 km/h) Drive Type and Transmission Rear Wheel Drive -4-speed syncromesh manual plus reverse Front and Rear Brakes F Drums - R Drums Tire Size 125 - R 12 Length 116.9 in (2969 mm) Width 52 in (1321 mm) Height 52.2 in (1326 mm) Front/rear Track 44.1/44.7 in (1,120/1,135 mm) Wheelbase 72.4 in (1839 mm) Ground Clearance 5.1 in (130 mm) Cargo Volume 1.1 cuFT (31 L) Gross Weight Limit 1863 lbs (845 kg) Indicative Fuel Economy 40.6 mpg (5.8 L/100Km)

All specs courtesy of www.autoevolution.com


This car is well preserved and very genuine. All stock. No mods. A wonderful entry level classic Fiat 500 R, guaranteed to attract fond admiration anywhere you take it! Drives really well and it's a pleasure to own. Your only concern should be when and where to drive!

This 1975 FIAT 500R is sold as-is with no warranties expressed or implied .




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Yes we do! We partner with a great number of FIAT enthusiasts as well as Clubs and specialized boutique shops in Italy and Europe. We have the everyday Fiat 500s, the Concours ready trailer queen Fiat 500 and everything in between! We have access to project cars all the way to fully restored examples. Let us know what you are looking for. We would be honored to locate exactly the 500 that YOU are looking for!

For more information or for any specific requests see our website: www.xpecialmotors.com/carimport


Vehicle is currently located in Como, Italy

This vehicle will be legally imported in the USA under the 25-year-old NHTSA Exemption import law. It will come with all import documents (Customs Clearance, EPA, NHTSA/DOT exemption forms and original Italian Title/Canceled Italian Libretto di circolazione replacement receipt) ready to be titled to the new owner.

We will take care of the full shipping and import process. It is what we are specialized in doing. For more information see our website: www.xpecialmotors.com/carimport

This vehicle will be delivered for FREE and delivery to these ports will be paid by us :

FREE: New York, Savannah and Miami

ADDITIONAL CHARGE: Texas Ports available at an extra $ 550, West Coast Ports available at an extra $ 750.

You will only be responsible and have to pay for the Custom Clearing in the US, Import duties, Import Fees (usually between $ 750-$ 1,100) and truck transport to your residence if needed. We will handle and take care of all the import paperwork for you.

Please note that this vehicle cannot be registered legally in California without extensive emission compliance work. There are Companies that do offer this service but the time and financial resources necessary to accomplish this task might well exceed the value of the vehicle. We also strongly discourage registration in Hawaii as the process has been notoriously difficult for these kind of vehicles.


XPECIAL MOTORS offers a variety of forms of payment trying to accommodate everyone's needs and available budget.
The accepted forms of payments are as follows:

Wire Transfer
Cashier's Check
Business Check
Personal Check
Loan Check
Credit Cards (Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover®, American Express®) Convenience Fees will be added to all Credit Card Purchase.
PayPal® E-Check (Convenience Fees will be added to all PayPal payments.)
Please understand that we are very proud to of our Transparent Price Policy. That means:

No Brokering Fees, No Procurement Fees. No Documentation Fees, No Preparation Fees, No Delivery Charge Fees, No Fun Fees, No Nonsense Feesand especially no Magically Appearing Fees due at the time of payment.
Let's not embarrass ourselves. We are honored to be in the business of procuring, brokering, importing and preparing these vehicles. There will never ever be any extra fees or charges associated with this transaction other that mandated DMV, State, Government mandated costs in your State of registration.


XPECIAL MOTORS at this moment DOES NOT offer in-house Financing.
There are plenty of options for financing third parties. we would be happy to put you in contact with any of our partners.

Please always keep in mind that some Financing Institutions, Credit Unions and Banks have oftentimes restrictions regarding the type of vehicle, mileage, age and previous use or country of origin. Always check with your Financing providers before making any assumptions. Please call your Financial Institution of Choice for more details.


Car is sold as-is where-is. No warranty included express or implied. All used vehicles have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths, styles, tendencies and shortcomings. Despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care.


At XPECIAL MOTORS we take pride of our vehicles as well as of our clients. We take the time to describe, test drive, assess, control, inspect, clean and detail all our vehicles in the best possible way. We take great pride inrepresenting every single vehicle as precisely as possible, providing you immediately with every information in our possession.
We want you to receive a trustworthy and pleasant experience, therefore we want you to be completely satisfied and we will do whatever it takes to achieve that!

Most of our vehicles were originally intended and built for the European market. they might not have everything the typical US customer is accustomed to.

Please understand that these are not brand new vehicles. These are at least 25 years old classic and pre-owned vehicles and they will come with small flaws and signs of wear and tear as a testimony to their charm and authenticity. Please do not have unreasonable expectations.


We know you have questions! Do not hesitate to contact us via Ebay messaging system, via phone, via e-mail at info@xpecialmotors,com or on Facebook . We will be happy to answer all your questions and listen to your ideas! Our staff speak Spanish, French and Italian. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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