Sunday, July 8, 2007

500 Happening encore


I'm sorry to bother you with another photo taken to those little cars that made the history of this country if we talk about transportation. This car literally has been the first car of a whole generation of lucky people (me included) and the first way to move by one's own of another generation of people. In Italy but I should say in Europe (as these photos show looking at their plates) it still represents a life's philosophy, a piece of our history and a very sweet dream . Fiat 500 forever

Mi spiace annoiare con un'altra fotografia di queste piccole auto che fecero la storia di questo Paese se parliamo di trasporto. Quest'auto è stata letteralmente la prima auto di un'intera generazione di persone fortunate (come me) e il primo modo di muoversi per conto proprio per un'altra generazione di persone. In Italia ma dovrei dire in Europa (come queste foto dimostrano guardando le loro targhe) essa rappresenta ancora una filosofia di vita, un pezzo della nostra storia e un sogno dolcissimo. Fiat 500 forever
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16 comments:

isabella said...

I see that the Fiat 500 is more than just a car to the Italians ;-)
Would you compare it to the Volkswagen in the way it provided an affordable transportation for the masses?

Jilly said...

I adore those Fiat 500s and now I see there is a new one to replace it. Oh dear....

Oh yes, Isabella, the Fiat 500 means a lot to Italians but then so does every Italian car. You dare to mention a Volkswagen to an Italian! Mamma Mia!

zannnie said...

They looked cute ;)

Sonia said...

I like to see that street's photo and the Fiat too! What is that beautiful building that we can see on the end of that street?

natkritta said...

Fiat 500 is so classy ;)

Fabrizio ikol22 said...

Ahah Jilly no we are not so nationalist and *yes* Isabella centered the point. Volkswagen (the old beetle 1.2) had same role in Germany and not only.

What makes 500 different is that being so small and so genially simple (two cylinders, cooled by air) was very cute. Guys (me included) were used to work on it and personalize it. A toy that let us to go around and on where to have first experience with girls ;-)

jules said...

That must have been an amazing site, also an emotional high.

Nazzareno said...

Parole sante! Tanti ringraziamenti anche dalla mia purtroppo ex: "Roma H66777" con la quale ho condiviso 14 anni di vita.

Fabrizio ikol22 said...

zannnie, I sure you it is.

natkritta, you're in right :-)

Jules, you're abslutely in right !!

Nazzareno, TO655650 & TOB48110... Both white !

Nikon said...

Wow, 2 cylinders and we climbed the pre-alps in one with 5 people in the car!

Fabrizio ikol22 said...

Sonia, that building is a church and its name is Gran Madre. You can also see each time I talked about it on my blog clicking HERE

Coltrane_lives said...

Your recent coverage of Italian transportation has been interesting and you've no reason to apologize. It's obvious you have a passion for cars and the Fiat 500s seem to have made a hit in Italy. BTW another cool photo.

ps said...

I really liked this post--you have a lot of passion and feeling for what you photograph and a person can sense that by looking at the photo and the information you include. It's very nice.

Sonia said...

I just went to see the Grand Madre Church. The photo is really amazing! Your city has wonderful churches and places! Thanks for sharing the links!

mat said...

I love 500! 500blog

jeremy said...

nice car (even if i can't sit inside !!), they talk a lot about the new model (if i'm not wrong) 2 weeks ago in the french newspapers.