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Two of Five Ever Built 1958 Fiat 600 Multipla Mirafiori

Stuart Parr shares these one-of-a-kind Fiat 600s that were built for Giovanni Agnelli to chauffeur visiting dignitaries and VIPs around the Fiat factory.There were no more than 5 Mirafioris produced, each with distinguishing features and details from one another.

source/image(PrtSc): Jay Leno’s Garage

The original Fiat 600 Multipla was based on the Fiat 600’s drivetrain, model 1100 coil and wishbone independent front suspension, and sat six people in a footprint. Watch the video from Jay Leno’s Garage for more info:

The ingenious Fiat 600 was designed by Dante Giacosa and debuted in 1955 as the first rear-engine Fiat and the Italian answer to the Volkswagen Beetle.

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The blueprint was futuristic for its time and featured an integral chassis/body with independent suspension all around and a 633 cc engine capable of a top speed of 60 mph. The Fiat 600 Multipla, launched a year later, somewhat amazingly maneuvered six seats into the diminutive wheelbase of just 6′ 6″./via/read more: rmw