1962 Fiat 500 Giardiniera Jolly for sale in London (LHD)
- “La Dolce Vita”
- Stunning Italian craftsmanship
- Beautifully presented in Mint Green with bright chrome details
- Supplied with original Fiat 500 Giardiniera owners manual
When Fiat’s chairman Gianni Agnelli needed a “land dinghy” to carry aboard his 82-foot yacht, the Agneta, he asked his design team at Fiat to create a small, light vehicle that could easily be lowered off the boat for local transportation. They came up with the Jolly.
The first Jollys were built on the two-cylinder Fiat 500 platform and then modified by the Italian coachbuilder Ghia. This involved removing the roof and doors and adding wicker seats and a fringed canvas top. A version based on the larger 600 soon followed. It is believed that no more than 400 Jollys were built, between 1958 and 1969. They were briefly sold in the United States and are very rare in Europe.
Our Fiat Giardinera Jolly is a 1962 Fiat 500 Giardiniera and has been fully restored. The Giardiniera was the rarest model. During the restoration the entire body of the Fiat 500 was stripped to bare metal, restored, and repainted by craftsmen in Italy. Finished to an extremely high standard and painted beautifully in Pastel Green with bright Chrome details. Complemented by Chrome wheel trims with White-wall tyres, this iconic classic stops traffic with admiring onlookers. The drivability of the car is equally as pleasurable.
Hand crafted wicker seats, rattan floor mats, a quality fringed surrey top, and the gorgeous windshields are fitted to finish the Jolly look, all are in superb condition. This is the perfect vehicle for the Summer months.
Here is the chance to own one of the cutest and chic small cars ever built.
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