Speed of Sunshine: Cruising in a Slow-but-Cute Fiat 500D [Video]
There’s just something about aFiat 500– be it an old one or the current one – that forces you to smile. Perhaps it’s the miniscule size. Maybe it’s the impossibly playful styling. Or the intangible-yet-baked-in Italian lust for life. Whatever it is,Fiat’s effervescentCinquecentois a highly effective treatment for a case of the Mondays.
CalifornianAnnetta Calisiis quite familiar with the mood-altering abilities of these tiny Italian transportation devices. After all, she owns this very clean, very yellow1964 Fiat 500D. Mrs. C. concedes that it’s not the best car for tasks like long freeway jaunts or runs to the grocery store. But for the task she uses it – making people happy – it excels. And isn’t it better to do one thing well than a bunch of things half-assed?