Fiat

Build an Abarth: 1958 Fiat / Abarth 1000 TC

I have a fear that I’ll reach an age where I’ve not stopped accumulating projects before I’m at the point of being unable to finish them. That seems to be the case here of a seller that has gone… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1987 Bertone X1/9

While production of the Bertone X1/9 continued on into 1989, imports of the little Italian classic into the USA ended in 1987. This particular car is from that last import year, and it appears to be in exceptional condition…. more»

Only One In The US? 1979 Fiat 238 Camper

We don’t want to overload anyone with unusual vintage campers, but this 1978 Fiat 238 with ARCA camper was too good to pass up. This rare-in-the-U.S. rig can be found here on eBay in Oceanside, New York with a… more»

Euro Make-Over: 1980 Fiat Strada

For those of you who are familiar with the Fiat Strada, you will notice that this one looks quite different to the car that was sold in the USA. That is because the owner has gone to the trouble… more»

Rarely Reliable? 1971 Fiat 850 Sport Spider

I’m currently in the market for a new lawn mower and I’ve spent a lot of time on the internet researching various makes and models.  Just when I think I’ve found the perfect machine, I start to read through… more»

Unique Custom! 1948? Fiat 500 B Giardinetta

Even without this car’s custom modifications, its next owner is guaranteed exclusivity. Few Fiat 500-based vehicles travel American roads, and this 500B Giardinetta (Estate Car) sets the Rarity knob to “11.” Buyers must don their propeller hat, embrace the… more»

1970 Fiat 850 Spider For Just $220!

To see a sweet little Italian convertible like this 1970 Fiat 850 Spider left to rot in the elements is a pretty sad sight. However, one person’s loss could be another’s gain. It is probably beyond salvation, but with… more»

Oddball Collection: 1973 Brubaker Box, Centaur Scooter & More!

If you say the words “Brubaker Box,” you will have my attention. Short of saving another actual human’s life, I will stop whatever I’m doing and follow you to were one lurks, sitting in the brush or the back… more»

Baby Ferrari: 1967 Fiat Dino Coupe

The Fiat Dino is one of those rare classic cars that allow you to potentially get in for a reasonable price with a good chance at seeing your investments pay off. Of course, the opportunity to drive a sensuous… more»

Classic Convertible: 1978 Fiat 124 Spider

Summer is coming people. That means warm weather, sunshine, and ample opportunities for hitting the road in your classic car. What better car to hit the road in than a classic Italian convertible? This Fiat 124 Spider shows a… more»

READER AD: 1974 Fiat 124 Spider

Having owned a Fiat 124 Spider for the past 8 or 9 years, I can attest just how much fun these little Italians can be. They are a surprisingly good car if properly maintained and kept dry. You’d honestly… more»

Italian Import: 1987 Fiat Ritmo 130TC Abarth

Last week, I wrote about a 1988 Nissan Sunny GTI, a fun little hatchback that was never imported into the United States. Much like the Sunny, this 1987 Fiat Ritmo 130TC Abarth wasn’t available in the States as a… more»

Coachbuilt Econobox: 1957 Fiat 600 Vignale

This unusual Fiat 600 Rendez-Vous is still the same humble people-mover underneath that sculpted Vignale bodywork, right down to the engine and other mechanical bits. However, the similarities end there, with a reworked nose panel and tail section that… more»

Dining Room Find: 1937 Fiat Topolino Gasser!

As car guys (and gals), some of us have likely fantasized about putting our pride and joy in the middle of our living space, never having to venture to the cold garage or flimsy canvas tent in the backyard… more»

Perfect First Project? 1958 Fiat 600 Transformable

Imagine walking into your local post office and being able to buy parts for your Ford, GM, or Chrysler product. Well, that was precisely the scenario pursued by Fiat with their own interpretation of the “people’s car.” The 600… more»

Stored Since 1975: 1959 Fiat 600

The owner of this Fiat 600 is very open about the fact that he bought this car with the specific intention of selling it. Some of the details, such as the actual mileage, are a little bit vague. The… more»