1972 FIAT 500L 'LUSSO'


  • A well-preserved left-hand-drive example of the charming classic city car, in an attractive Giallo Positano colour scheme.
  • It is powered by the 499cc 18bhp engine, coupled to a four-speed manual transmission.
  • Previous registered in Italy, it was imported to the UK and re-registered in August 2012.


  • The ‘Lusso’ model is equipped with chrome bumper overriders at the front and rear, rectangular tail lights, a horizontal instrument panel and ribbed vinyl upholstery.
  • This example is fitted with the desirable folding sunroof.
  • Its previous Italian registration document will be included in the sale, as well as its Italian number plate – showing it was kept in the Siena region – plus a jack and wheel brace.


  • No known bodywork damage.
  • Its resprayed Giallo Positano paintwork is in excellent shape, now presenting with just a few minor imperfections around the sills and rear vents.
  • A small crack can be seen above the offside front headlight, and a few marks are visible on the black wing mirror caps.
  • The windscreen appears to be lightly scratched.
  • Inside, its black vinyl upholstery features some light creasing and the odd surface mark.
  • The inside of the fabric sunroof is slightly discoloured.
  • No electrical faults have been detected.
  • The most recent MOT test was on 14 September 2015 at 55,989 km, which was a pass with two advisories to monitor slight play in the offside front wheel bearing and slight free play in the nearside front kingpin. It is exempt from mandatory testing on the basis of age


  • Its most recent scheduled maintenance was in 2016, where technicians at AB Classics in Wisbech performed a small service.
  • There are no known mechanical issues, and it is reported to be in good running order.


This 1972 Fiat 500L ‘Lusso’ is a good example of the chic Italian classic, in one of the most popular period colours. Offered in good mechanical condition, it would make a fun companion for weekend drives, or a charming runabout for inner-city use.

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Car Overview

  • 56,064 km
  • manual
  • LHD
  • Giallo Positano
  • Black
  • 499cc
  • VIN3025398

Lot Overview

  • Lot #04338
  • private Sale
  • Arundel, West Sussex, United Kingdom


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