Fiat

Parked in 2005: 1971 Fiat 850 Sport Spider

When the owner of a classic Fiat says that it has never seen a Winter, that is never a bad thing. The biggest enemy of a classic Fiat is rust, and this can consume otherwise healthy metal at an… more»

Desert Flower! Barn Find Fiat X1/9

You’re choking down a grease-burger at a truck-stop diner and you overhear a conversation. Something about a mid-engine Italian sports-car stored in a barn since the ’80s. Next thing you know you’re following Ole Clem to a metal building…. more»

Early Production Car: 1967 Fiat Dino

The Fiat Dino is one of those cars that seems quite special to own yet surprisingly affordable to buy. Mind you, restoring one of these is practically as expensive as any piece of Italian exotica, but unlike a barn… more»

Not Driven Since 1966: 1958 Fiat 1100

A couple of years ago we saw an incredible collection of cars in Kansas – the Don Lacer collection seen here on Barn Finds. One of my personal favorites was a 1958 Fiat 1100 Millecento such as this one… more»

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»