1952 Fiat 500 Sedan / 500C 477290 Chassis Information

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

1952 Fiat 500 photograph

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Sedan
Chassis #: 500C 477290
Engine # 500B 481746
Sold for $52,250 at 2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island.
Sold for $46,200 at 2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island.
In 1952, at the Mille Miglia, a Fiat 500C captured 1st place in the Turismo Nazionale 750 class. This particular example is a Fiat 500C Topolino Transformable that has been treated to a restoration since new. In 1952, the 569 cubic centimeter engine (which was mounted 'backwards,' with the radiator located behind the engine) was capable of producing 16 horsepower. A single Solex carburetor has been fitted to the engine and there is a 6.1 gallon gasoline tank. The top speed rose to 59 mph by 1952, which was aided by a 4.875:1 rear end.

The restoration work was completed in 2010. The exterior was finished in green over black which was original to this car when it was sold new in 1952. Inside, there are two large, round gauges - a tachometer located on the driver's side, along with the fuel, oil, and temperature indicators, which were inset into the face of the gauge. The speedometer is set in front of the single passenger.

This car has a black cloth 'transformable' top.


By Daniel Vaughan | May 2015


2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$40,000-$50,000 
Sale Price :
$46,200

2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$40,000-$60,000 
Sale Price :
$52,250

2019 1
2017 1
2015 1
2013 1
2011 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$8,800$8,8001
2017$46,200$46,2001
2015$52,250$52,2501
2013$9,527$9,5271
2011$45,100$45,1001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1952 sales)
1952 Fiat Topolino 500 C Convertible
Sold for $8,800
  2019 Mecum : Dallas
 
1952 Fiat 500 C Topolino Transformable
Chassis#: 500C 477290
Sold for $46,200
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
1952 Fiat 500 image  1952 Fiat 500 image  
1952 Fiat 500C Topolino
Chassis#: 500C 477290
Sold for $52,250
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
1952 Fiat 500 image  1952 Fiat 500 image  
1952 Fiat 500 C Topolino
Chassis#: 379869
Sold for $9,527
  2013 H & H Auctions - Chateau Impney
 
1952 Fiat 500C Belvedere
Chassis#: 500C 440902
Sold for $45,100
  2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company
1952 Fiat 500 image  1952 Fiat 500 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1952 Fiat 500's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1952 Fiat Topolino 500C 2016 Mecum : Dallas   
1952 Fiat 500 Topolino Convertible 2003 Toronto International Spring Classic Car Auction$9,000  

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Vehicle Profiles

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Chassis Num: 500B 134881
Engine Num: 131699
Chassis information for the Fiat 750 Topolino1949 MM Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis information for the Fiat 500 Topolino1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 137801
Chassis information for the Fiat 750 Topolino1949 Patriarca Berlinetta Sport
Coachbuilder: Farina
Chassis Num: 156073
Engine Num: 160288 096 2
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001951 Giardiniera Station Wagon
Chassis Num: 249815
Engine Num: 518529
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001951 Sedan
Chassis Num: 297013
Engine Num: 497132
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001951 Sedan
Chassis Num: 357015
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001951 Giardiniera Station Wagon
Chassis Num: 500C-268428
Engine Num: 500B-272903
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001952 Belvedere
Chassis Num: 500C 440902
Engine Num: 500C 445278
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001952 Sedan
Chassis Num: 500C 477290
Engine Num: 500B 481746
Chassis information for the Fiat 5001953 Macchinetta Berlinetta
Coachbuilder: Giotto Bizzarrini
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