Fiat could retrieve the name Topolino

The Fiat Topolino will be back to be positioned below the Panda. Fiat already tested a small prototype that has been seen while he was running tests.

Fiat-logoRetornó the 500, 124 Spider,, Type and now is Topolino that could be back. According to what is said in the site Passione Auto Italiane, Fiat is testing a small vehicle that could be transformed into a production model that would recover the name Topolino.

The little ‘mouse’ has been spied while conducting running tests in the vicinity of the Italian plant of Pomigliano d’arco in Italy. It would be a product to locate below the 500 and Panda, which would count only body two doors and space for four occupants. It would be a direct rival to products such as Smart ForTwo and the trio formed by the Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 108 and Citroën C1.

Topolino was one of the cars Italian most popular, which Fiat managed to market more than half a million copies. Started production in the year 1936, with bodies two door, coupe, cabrio, and up to van. Was produced until 1955, at which time it was substituted for the Fiat 500.

Both the Fiat 500, as the Fiat Panda are products of the Segment To, which is exactly where it is pointing to the new Topolino. However the 500 has a focus premium, while the Topolino that would be smaller than the Panda, with only two doors and with a price that would be located below the Panda.