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Fiat 500 R '72
Fiat 500 R '72
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Fiat
Displacement 594 cc
Drivetrain RR[3]
Aspiration NA
Engine Fiat inline-2 OHV
Max Power 16 BHP
Performance Points 221 PP
Max Torque 4.00 kgf.m
Length 3070 mm
Width 1380 mm
Height 1335 mm
Weight 595 kilograms (1,310 lb)

The Fiat 500 R '72 is a small rear-engined city car once produced by Fiat. It first appears in Gran Turismo 4.

In-game descriptionEdit

"Versatile, inexpensive, and can be raced; the original minimum car that's packed with fun."

The Fiat 500, introduced in 1957, is a compact car inheriting the will of the pre-war Topolino. But even more importantly, it was a new car that pursued the very minimum of a functional passenger car.

Certainly, there are many differences between the Topolino and the Fiat 500. Compared with the two-seat Topolino, the Fiat 500, though cramped, had seats for four adults. Furthermore, while the Topolino had a front engine/rear drive layout, the Fiat 500, with a full monocoque construction body, had a rear engine/rear drive layout.

The Fiat 500's engine was a 479cc air-cooled two-cylinder OHV capable of 15 BHP, and it had a top speed of 56 mph. While a front half canvas top roof was standard, this was equipped mainly for noise control and ventilation.

Even though it was compact, it was highly practical. Moreover the inexpensive Fiat 500, with its popularity centered in Italy, introduced many tuning models over the years. Among these, the model tuned by Carlo Abarth, known then as the god of engine tuning, was unrivalled in the compact class at the time, and was very competitive in motorsports.

Naturally, the Fiat 500 itself evolved. In 1959 the sport model debuted, with the engine displacement increased to 499cc and the maximum power output raised to 18 BHP. This sports engine was the standard spec in the 500D, introduced in 1961. Furthermore, the front-opening doors, due to safety reasons, were replaced with rear-opening ones in the 1965 500F.

As the pioneer of the 'minimum car', or 'mini', this car is still popular to this day.


AcquisitionEdit

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 15,700 Credits. It is a simplified car.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Fiat 500 R '72 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 11,516 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 15,700 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the 1980's Used Car Dealership for around 5,494 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is available in the following days: 309-315, 407-413, 463-469, 484-490, 505-511.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Rear Engined, rear-wheel drive

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