BMW to bring back ‘Isetta’ to compete with Smart and Fiat

BMW to bring back ‘Isetta’ to compete with Smart and Fiat

If there’s one car maker that knows how to resurrect a motoring legend, it’s BMW.

And the firm that brought us the MINI has delved into the design archive once again – to produce a 21st-century Isetta microcar! With its tiny dimensions and simple cabin, the Fifties origi­nal was hard to beat in town, even if it had no reverse gear.… Continue reading

TRC-Marangoni Fiat 5-0-0 Super

TRC-Marangoni Fiat 5-0-0 Super

One of the tuners at this year’s Essen Motor Show is Italy’s TRC-Marangoni, which has modified Fiat’s stylish 500 minicar and changed its name to the ‘5-0-0 Super’. The car has been given a striking red paint finish and a contrasting black hood to mimic Fiat’s 124 classic rally cars, and also gets a full bodykit.… Continue reading

Another award for FIAT 500!


After already having won awards for ‘Car of the Year 2008’, ‘EuroCarBody 2007’ and ‘World’s Most Beautiful Car’, the Fiat 500 has done it again by receiving the ‘AutoEuropa Award’ for 2008. The award, judged by the Italian Union of Automotive Journalists (Uiga), is given to a car both built and sold in Europe which combines a winning amount of price, technology and style.… Continue reading