FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

The following is a re-edit of a piece posted by MotorMartin on DriveTribe under The Junk Yard banner run by Tony Yates, perhaps better known as @Xinterceptor. The original Fiat 500, known in Italy as the Cinquecento, was a genuine car for the people, built to help mobilise a country still feeling the after effects of World War II. Between the years of 1957 and 1975, Fiat continued to produce their popular little car under various different guises until replacing it with the less popular Fiat 126 in 1972, a few short years before the 500’s eventual retirement. Launched in … Continue reading FIAT 500: Here Comes A Soul Saver

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DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto : Hand On Heart

Having driven the DS 3 and 4 previously I think it’s safe to say that the quirky French firm are most definitely creating a stir with a range that is known for its innovative styling and retro touches. DS themselves state that On Thursday 6 October 1955, an enduring icon was unveiled. The original DS made its debut at the Paris Motor Show, beneath the dramatic vault of the Grand Palais. The response was immediate and overwhelming: 12,000 DS 19s were sold that day and by the end of the show no fewer than 80,000 orders had been taken. DS … Continue reading DS 5 Prestige BLUE HDi 180 S&S EAT6 auto
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