45 years of Fiat 124- The citizen of the world from Italy –Part 3

by Sweta


In Western Europe, the new Fiat-middle class was initially viewed only occasionally as the successor to the smaller type 1100, which did not prevent their ascent to the seller. With an ultra-modern, five-bearing 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine, spacious interior and sporty performance, the compact four-door car was so desirable that the daily production rose in the autumn of 1966 to 600 units.

Enjoyed great popularity even in the winter 1966/67 nachgeschoben combination Familiare 124, then the fastest station wagon with 1.2 liter displacement. In addition, comparatively low prices were used for all versions of the 124 – even on the export markets.

Finally made the equally attractive as the exclusive sports coupe and the Spider Sports 124-model is particularly popular in Europe more densely populated middle class. While the lines of the 124 sports coupe in-house Style Centre have been drawn, the 124 Sport Spider was the couturier in the studio Pininfarina.

Jump to North America:

Just like the almost simultaneously introduced Alfa Romeo Spider and the Fiat Spider managed the jump to North America. No wonder, were the two protagonists Pininfarina designs but perfect bella macchina and dolce vita. Two cars for eternity, first as a best-selling Italian spider of all time, then a career as a classic.

Shall suspend the 124 Spider’s success story even after the successful 1975 production of all other 124-type setting. From 1976 to 1981?? Wintered? return the convertible on the American market to revive in 1982 when Europe and Europe as Pininfarina Spider, the convertible scene.

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