The Fiat 600 (another name - Seicento) - a small subcompact city car presented by the Italian car company Fiat in 1955. Its length is only 3,220 mm. It is worth noting that this was the first car from the company with Fiat engine at the rear. The production of this compact car lasted from 1955 to 1969.
As for the technical equipment, the Fiat 600 under the hood was placed engine of 0.6 liter capacity of 21 horsepower. The maximum speed of the vehicle in such a powertrain was 95 km / h. Also offers a version of c engine of 0.7 liter capacity of 29 hp, top speed of 110 km / h. The car had good ventilation and heating. Fiat 600 had a unique suspension design, which included the springs, which served as a stabilizer between the front gas shock absorbers and springs dampers connected to the trailing arms, the back. Transmission for all models of Fiat 600 installed 4-speed synchromesh 3 (for the first speed synchronizer was not). The brakes on all wheels were drum. In addition, all models of Fiat 600 equipped with generators with external regulators.
Shortly after the debut of Fiat 600, in 1956, appears 6-seater version of the car called the Fiat 600 Multipla. It was the predecessor to the modern multi-purpose vehicles. At the time, this model is widely used in taxi services in Italy.
In 1958, some of the Fiat 600 was sent to the Ghia design studio to develop an open-top version, called Jolly. The car received a new wicker seats and fabric awning, which served as protection for passengers from the scorching sun. It is known that the party Fiat 600 Jolly was very limited. To date, there are about 100 copies, each of which is an excellent instance for collectors.
In 1969, the production of Fiat 600 was discontinued.