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1971 Fiat 127 Scout by Fissore

Fissore 127 Scout, an open-topped “fun car” similar to the Citroën Méhari with Fiat 127 underpinnings. Originally named the Gypsy, this was developed by a small company called MAINA, but as they lacked capacity, Fissore took over the production and marketing of the vehicle. It was debuted at the 1971 Turin Motor Show.


Originally it was built entirely in fiberglass over a tubular metal frame, but self-supporting pressed metal bodywork was employed from 1974. A metal hardtop version was also available. Fissore made a smaller version in the same mold but based on the Fiat 126, called the “Poker. “ Production in Greece was planned.