Pink car auction? Barbie or Noddy? Italian fiat

February 2, 2007

fiat1.jpgOn the 19th February 2007, this quaint and charming vintage 1958 Italian Fiat Gamine will be auctioned at British Car Auction’s Classic and Collector’s Motor Vehicles in Blackbushe.

Built by Alfredo Vignale, not registered till the late 1960’s, but based on the design concept embodied in the la fiat 500 series.  Designed to appear like it’s pre-war counterpart Balilla, but has come to be characterised fondly as ‘Barbie’s car’ or ‘Noddy’s car’ due to it’s toy like stature and appearance. 

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