Market watch: Why are Fiat Jollys so pricy, and who buys them?


The Fiat Jolly is a quirky little car. Much like the Jeep Gala, which we saw a wild tribute to last week, the Jolly is an open air, no door, fringe-top driving experience only suitable for a narrow range of conditions. They hold an average value of $43,000, which seems high considering it’s based on the Fiat 500 and 600, both everyday city cars. (For the unfamiliar, the air-cooled, rear-engine 500 is essentially Italy’s Beetle.) Let’s dig into the Fiat Jolly’s to learn more about why such a limited-use car became so valuable.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/11/22/why-are-fiat-jollys-pricy