1971 Fiat Other
Very rare 1971 Fiat 850 Berlina Sedan sold previously at the prestigious Barrett Jackson auction- Abarth header - Rally tuned really exhaust, - 13x5.5 mesh Superleggera alloy wheels- Original interior updated with leather Alegro sport racing seats- All new correct Abarth badging from Italy. These 850 sedans are rarely seen here in the USA anymore. This car is a survivor and retains almost every one of its original components, This car is in amazing condition considering its age.Runs and drives outstanding. Abarth racing colors and stripes. A true piece of Italian automotive history. Since 1899 the Fiat name has been a sign of creativity, versatility and practicality. The Fiat 850 was a rear engined rear wheel drive vehicle. It was equipped with 850 903 cc engines that were inline 4 cylinders. Available in two versions, the 850 came in either ‘normale' (standard) with 34 HP or ‘super' with 37 HP. The 850 was capable of a maximum speed of 125 km/h.Several body styles were featured alongside the 850 that carried similar technical components and enhanced the 850 range.The Fiat Coupe was a pretty little 4-seater coupe that was based on the 850 saloon. Available in two engine sizes, 843cc and 903cc, both engines were fitted at the rear and gave respectable performance.Introduced in 1965 on the Geneva Motor Show, the 843 cm³ engine was tuned to produce 47 hp. At the present time, the maximum speed was 135 km/h.Completely built by the design studio Bertone, the design was sketched and created by the same company.Launched in 1968, the Fiat 850 Special was a revised and newly redesigned prototype of the 850 sedan. The Fiat 850 Special shared the same engine with the Coupe. Available on this new model was improved trim, sport steering wheel and front disc brakes.The Special also had a 25% increase in power, 13' wheels and disc brakes.Considered classics today, the Coupe were once again revised in 1968 and given a stronger engine withh 52 HP and 903 cm³. They received the new name Sport Spider and Sport Coupe. Both vehicles received sport seats, round speedomter, and a sport steering wheel.