Fiat (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) was founded in Turin, Italy in 1899. Giovanni Agnelli was one of the original share-holders and his family is still involved in running the company. Topolinos were produced from 1936 to 1966 with production continuing through World War II. The 'B' Model was produced in 1948 & 1949. Total Topolino production was 420,207. Topolino in Italian means 'Little Mouse.'
The Topolino engine is a 567cc, water-cooled, overhead valve, 4-cylinder that develops 16.5 horsepower.