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Fiat 124 Sport Spider. 1966–85 (prod. 198,000 approx.). 2-door convertible. F/R, 1438, 1592, 1608, 1756, 1995, 1998 cm³ (I4 DOHC). A long life for Pininfarina-styled Spider, built into the 1980s, with larger capacities to keep power up with emissions regulations in the US, which began importing them in 1968 (1·6 added 1970, 1·8 in 1974, 2·0 in 1979; fuel injection for 1·8 and 2·0 in US after 1975). Shortened 124 platform, independent front suspension, live rear axle with coils, four-wheel disc brakes. Abarth Rally model gave Spider a competition history, with 900 road cars from 1973, each with the 1·8 DOHC developing 128 PS (the racing version had a 16-valve 1998 cm³ injected unit, delivering between 190 and 215 PS). US sales only from 1975 to 1981, called Pininfarina Spideramerica. European sales recommenced 1981, with Volumex supercharged 1998 cm³ model from 1983. Not directly replaced till the Fiat Barchetta launched in the 1990s, and inspired 2016 Fiat 124 Spider.


Manufacturing locations: Torino, Italy; San Giorgio Canavese, Italy

Marque: Fiat | Model: Fiat 124 | Predecessor: Fiat 1200, 1500, 1500 S, 1600 S | Successor: Fiat Barchetta





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