Mom went to the 1964 Winter Olympics in Austria. Heidi, her German girlfriend, drove the Volkswagon. After many close calls, Mom asked Heidi how long she'd had her license. Heidi said she'd had her SCOOTER license for a year, now. LOL.
Known at home as “La Spiaggina”, literally meaning ”beach-ette”, the Fiat beach-buggy was marketed worldwide as the Jolly, meaning “joker” in Italian. They were available in pink, coral, white, pale yellow and sky blue. Considered a success, the model had a healthy run from 1958 to 1966.