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SEMA 2009: 427-powered Fiat 500 is the stuff dreams are made of

by Frank Filipponio (RSS feed) on Nov 4th, 2009 at 12:40PM

Okay, this is so awesome it hurts. The guys at Legacy Innovations took a perfectly lovely but woefully underpowered 1959 Fiat 500 and turned it into a Fiat 7,000. The Fiat 500 is an iconic car, one with tremendous nostalgic charm, but it was never really much good as a car until they redid it a few years ago. So although we might love the little 500, it doesn't provide a very good platform for what the Legacy Innovations guys had in mind for it – namely drag racing. Easy fix though. They broke out the torches and gutted it. They basically removed all of the weak stuff and replaced... Read More

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