158A Rolling Hill Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
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1971 Fiat 500
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OVER $55K IN BUILD, SUBARU 4-CYL, 5-SPD, COILOVERS, FRONT DISCS, LEATHER, CLEAN!

It's getting tougher and tougher to stand out at your local car show or cruise in. However, if you are looking for a ride that you are all but guaranteed to never see another one like it, then take a look at this very well done custom 1971 Fiat 500.

If you are familiar with Fiats, you will immediately see that this isn't your run of the mill 500. This gorgeous car was the beneficiary of a $55,000 restoration that was finished in about 2010. The restoration included a brand new 4-cylinder Subaru EA81 from Zcars Performance Engineering, a 5-speed conversion kit, black diamond clutch, coil-over shock kit with upper and lower control arms, front disc brake conversion, leather interior, 12" cast aluminum silver ray wheels, and a 70-hour paint job.

So trust us when we say, there aren't too many Fiats out there like this!

The body is ridiculously straight and was shot with only the highest quality PPG products to the tune of a 70-hour $6,000 paint job. The look is incredible and thanks to the updated suspension and stance of the car, this look will stand the test of time.

Inside you'll find a fully custom leather interior with small touches on the seat that pays tribute to the Italian manufacture. No corners were cut on the inside, all the gauges work as they should, as do the lights, blinkers, horn, radio etc.. Long story short, it's a great place to log miles from.

The engine and transmission have approximately 8,000 miles on them since the restoration in 2010. The Subaru powerplant fires up easy and because the car is so light, really will surprise you for how quick it is. If you aren't familiar with the Subaru E81, the engine was originally designed & developed as an Aircraft Engine and then later modified for Automotive use when Subaru pulled out of the aviation business. The EA81 compact design as well as the low weight/power ratio makes it a highly recommended power plant for a car like this and it is practically bulletproof. Unlike other imports, the engine is watercooled, so from the underside you can see the custom hoses running on the bottom of the car from the radiator to the engine. Thanks to the coil-over suspension, updated engine, 5-speed transmission and Falken tires, this car will easily do 100mph if you wanted. And you won't believe the looks you'll get when you are passing people on the highway in this car.

Don't miss your chance to own one of the most unique cars we've had the pleasure to see roll in our shop. Call today! We can help out with shipping and financing as well.

QUICK FACTS:
1971 Fiat 500
Subaru EA81 engine from ZCars Performance
Water cooled engine
5-speed manual transmission
Black Diamond Clutch Kit
Coil-over suspension at all four corners
front tubular a-arms
PPG white and black paint
Leather bucket seats
12" Cast Aluminum Silver Ray Wheels
Custom exhaust
Over $55,000 spent on the restoration/build

DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning N/A
Heater N/A
Speedometer YES
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tachometer N/A
Wipers YES
Horn YES
Radio YES
Headlights YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights N/A
Turn Signals YES
Runs & Drives YES

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
Subaru EA81 4-Cylinder
Fuel Specification
Gasoline

Body

Body Color
Black & White
Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1971
Make
Fiat
Model
500
Miles
58,550

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Bucket
Seat Material
Leather
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
Yes

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Contact Details
Subaru EA81 4-Cylinder
5 Speed Manual
Coupe
58,550 (Unknown)
FIAT110F2975548
2033

Vehicle Options

  • Bucket Seats
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Leather Seating
  • Center Console
  • Sunroof
  • Chrome Exhaust Tips
  • Alloy wheels
  • USB Port
  • AM/FM/CD Radio