Apart from the Fiat Spider 2000 Pininfarina 50th Golden Anniversary Edition, this is one of the versions most eagerly sought by collectors. For the 1980 model year a version with a catalytic converter and L-Jetronic fuel injection was introduced for California and optional in the other 49 states. The 124 Rally was added to the Sport Spider range, which included the 1600 and 1800 models; the first 500 examples produced were earmarked for the domestic Italian market. Producing 65hp 49 kW and 70 ft. The series number is also within that interval that corresponds with this chassis number.
The local mechanic never finished the car and we bought it five years ago. Now, it has limited market reach and is a brand virtually forgotten in North America. They were generally a lower price and lower performance alternative to Alfa Romeo Spiders. With the history of awards this car has won and original drivetrain in tact, this is certainly a car for someone who wants to stand out at the concours. The majority of brightwork and all side-glass are untouched as is the dash and several underlying components. Fiat 124 Sport Spider The Fiat 124 is a large family car produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat between 1966 and 1974. It might not reach the levels of certain Abarth models, but if someone wanted to go vintage rallying, this would be amazing little piece to show up in.
California car with the original black plates. Thanks for looking and good luck. By Daniel Vaughan Oct 2013 Not many vehicles have reached such public aclaim as the Italian produced Fiat 124 did as it made its grand entrance whilst being dropped by parachute from a plane. Like a few other European imports, the Spider uses a rubber flex disc in the driveline. The Fiat Sports Spider, Fiat 124 Coupe, and the 124 Sedan shared much of their running gear.
In Europe, the Ritmo Cabrio was also marketed by Bertone rather than Fiat themselves. A coupe version of the 124 was also produced. Contemporary road test praised the added torque of the new engine. Power came from a 1. The underside of the car is clean, nice and rust free. Since the 1950s, Fiat had marketed a series of attractive convertibles Spiders in the U. The 1981 and 1982 model years were nearly identical to the fuel injected 1980.
Interior near perfect condition with the same 4 speed Trans. Its main purpose was to receive in the racing class, and replace the 1. The turbo Spiders were only a bit more powerful but had a lot more torque than the standard Spider and fully functional examples are now a rare sight. From new de carbon shocks to new 1. Your not going to win many drag races in it, but if you're looking for a drag race you're probably not reading this.
There were one thousand made, but some cars were damaged at the port, so fewer were actually sold. Hagerty is just about spot on in terms of value here. As a clean-sheet design by Oscar Montabone, the chief engineer responsible for its development, the 124 used only the all-synchromesh gear box from the. It was a company that dominated the World Rally scene for years and embraced innovative engineering solutions. The body of the car was designed and marketed by Pininfarina. Another big change came for the 1983 model year when Pininfarina took over full production of the Spider as Fiat no longer wanted to market it.
The rear window is like new, clear and no cracks or coloring. Exhibiting a nice patina throughout with typical blemishing and imperfections on the paint pictured , it appears this 2600 remains largely correct in Red paintwork over a Black cabin and convertible top. The car has never had any body damage, has never been raced and is in outstanding condition. Odometer shows 98,000 kilometers 61,000 miles which is believed to be correct. One visible change was the exterior mirror, which had a much thinner stem for a smoother look. The interior featured a redesigned padded dashboard with an oval binnacle housing two round instruments and a car radio console, a steering wheel without horn ring, new door cards, and more supportive seats. .
It started in 1966 with a capacity of 1438 cc progressively increasing to 1608 cc in 1970 although this reduced to 1,592 cc in 1973 , 1,756 cc in 1974 and finally 1,995 cc in 1979. The original radio and speaker are there but the radio is either not hooked up or broken. The car was renamed the Pininfarina Spider and was relaunched in Europe as the Spider Europa. Lesser known is the Giulietta Spider's big sister, the 2600. Most people compare the 124 to the Lada, therefore making it seem to be an unreliable vehicle despite its technological advancements. In 1976, the sport Coupe was also dropped.
The California and Maryland versions also had large rubber blocks instead of overriders. Starting from late 1968 the same improved rear axle was adopted by both Sport models. We can help with transport. Production of the Fiat 124 ceased in 1974, paving the way for the Fiat 131 Mirafiori, although the Lada version continued until 1984 1986 for station wagon. All lights and gauges work.
Any questions please call 310-830-2103 serious buyers only please. We have known this Veloce for more than 15 years. Unfortunately not much later Pininfarina received a contract from Cadillac to build the Allante bodies, and 124 Spider productions ended with the last cars rolling off the assembly line around May of 1985. In 1966, it had a capacity of 1438cc which would progressively increase to 1608cc in 1970. It does not smoke, idles smooth and shifts fine thru all five gears. This one has not only the correct type 536. To deal with the higher power these cars had larger vented front brake discs and other modifications.