Hammond's icons: Fiat 500
Voted TG’s sexiest car of all time, there’s something about the 500 that captures the soul…
Posted: 19 Oct 2012
The doors open backwards. Just that had me feeling special and thrilled. The interior is simple, bare and deeply, desperately beautiful, like a fisherman's cottage or a prairie cabin. The little two-cylinder, rear-mounted engine judders and shudders like an excited dog in the boot. It pulls away with surprising determination, the two-cylindered engine layout perhaps contributing to a sense that this little thing is nowhere near as delicate as it looks.