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It promises to be eerier than Ezaine Helgado as Sofia Loren. The ragazzi at Eurocar Blog point us toward shots of the upcoming Fiat 500 — a neue-retro take on the lovable Fiat Cinquecento of old. The project is an outgrowth of the Trepiuno concept, unveiled at the 2005 Geneva show to shrieks of delight by Zegna-clad journos (only in Italy), Swiss traditionalsists and Albanian gelato vendors alike. Word is the new 500 will share parentage with Ford, in a joint project that will also bear the next-generation Ka.

Fiat 500 Spy-shots [internal]

More on the Cinquecento [internal]