Fiat

Rarer Than You Think: 1980 Fiat X1/9

According to Xweb, the online forum for all things X1/9, there were just 1,034 registered and plated X1/9s in the United States in autumn 2018. That represented about 1 percent of the approximately 100,000 X1/9s sold in this country… more»

Needs Work: 1968 Fiat Dino Spider

There are some cars that get a pass no matter how trashed they are when discovered. What I mean to say is that they will be restored no matter what, just given the rarity or desirability factor. Obviously, everything… more»

Rare Survivor: 1977 Fiat 128 Two-Door

There are lots of reasons a find can be a rare discovery. Sometimes, it’s because the car was never built in large numbers. Other times it can be that a decent number were built but were never imported to… more»

Barn Spiders: 1961 Fiat 1200 and 1981 Fiat 124

A seller on craigslist has been popping up every now and again with all sorts of interesting vintage automobiles that are definitely in project car form. They appeared to be locked away in an abandoned shop, and based on… more»

One Owner Survivor: 1980 Fiat X-1/9

Wow – we don’t get to see X1/9s like this very often, but we’ve actually featured another very nice driver not that long ago. Is the enthusiast car world waking up to the appeal of these pretty Bertone-styled coupes?… more»

Incredibly Original: 1950 Fiat 1400 Vignale Orchidea

This stunning automobile is believed to be one of less than five in existence and has been in long-term single-family ownership until just recently. The 1950 Fiat 1400 Vignale Orchidea has just 30,000 miles from new and remained with… more»

Baby Ferrari: 1972 Fiat Dino 2400

It seems like these limited-production Fiat/Ferrari coupes almost always show up in project car form. The Fiat Dino 2400 was built as part of a manufacturing agreement with Ferrari, which had to homologate an engine per the requirements of… more»

One Owner: 1974 Fiat X1/9

It is a debate that has raged on many occasions here at Barn Finds. It is the question of whether a famous owner impacts the potential value of a classic car. In essence, it comes down to the vehicle… more»

Final Year Survivor: 2000 Fiat 126 ELX With 13k Original Miles

Like many models developed by Fiat, the 126 enjoyed a long production run. While initially being built in Italy, the vehicle was also produced in Poland under license by Fabryka Samochodów Małolitrażowych, or FSM. Thankfully, the 126 rolled down… more»

Dialed-In Driver: 1974 Fiat X-1/9

When buying a car like the Fiat X1/9, it absolutely pays to buy the best one you can find. This is for a few reasons, but the simplest one is this: it’s not an expensive car to purchase, even… more»

Cheap Bertone Project: 1979 Fiat X1/9

These days, there aren’t many bargains left. The sportscar world is straight-up crazy, with seemingly every enthusiast car either already priced through the roof or on the verge of becoming so. The Fiat X1/9 is a rare exception to… more»

Fun Size! 1972 Fiat 850 Sport Spider

Want a red Italian convertible, but don’t want to break the bank? Then you might consider this 1972 Fiat 850 Sport Spider. Located just about a hundred miles due west of Miami in Marco Island, Florida, this pint-sized classic… more»

One Owner: 1972 Fiat 124 Sport Coupe

Sometimes you only have to look at the bidding history to establish how desirable a particular classic car is. That is the case with this 1972 Fiat 124 Sport Coupe. This car is a one-owner vehicle that has been… more»

Summer Beach Cruiser: 2010 Fiat 500 Jolly

Few cars are as cute, bubbly, or iconic as the Nuova Cinquecento. The little Italian runabout was meant to evoke a similar feeling as that of the two-wheeled Piaggio Vespa scooter that is all so popular, while being an economical… more»

Stored 50 Years: 1960 NSU/Fiat Weinsberg 500 Coupe

NSU started off making knitting machines, moved to bicycles, then motorcycles, and eventually, they made cars. This 1960 NSU/Fiat Weinsberg 500 Coupe isn’t much bigger than a motorcycle and it’s a rare one. The seller has it posted here… more»

Dad’s Forgotten Car: 1973 Fiat 124 Sport

While I understand that some family members don’t want to deal with their parents’ old cars when the time comes to create some garage space, there are some vehicles that just seem too special to kick out of safe… more»