1973 FIAT Camionnette de service Type 238 Garage Ferrari Francorchamps,
Lot 541
Commandé neuf par Garage Ferrari Francorchamps,1973 FIAT 238 Fourgon Chassis no. 238B10103116
Sold for €23,000 (US$ 29,115) inc. premium

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Commandé neuf par Garage Ferrari Francorchamps
1973 FIAT 238 Fourgon
Chassis no. 238B10103116
Commandé neuf par Garage Francorchamps, importateur Ferrari belge et immatriculée pour la première fois le 17.10.1973, ce charmant petit fourgon FIAT avec sa livrée évocatrice faite de noms de divers modèles Ferrari ne peut être qu'un parfait complément à toute collection de chefs-d'œuvre de Maranello ou bien servir de véhicule d'assistance idéal pour la compétition. Successeur de la FIAT 1100 T, le type 238 fut introduit en 1967 et offert en plusieurs versions – fourgonnette, camionnette, châssis cabine, minibus et ambulance – avec des moteurs de 1,197 ou 1,438 cm3.

La vitesse maximale était de 105 km/h environ. La partie mécanique du 238 provenait de l'Autobianchi Primula, modèle marquant en tant que premier type de tourisme du groupe FIAT doté de la traction avant et d'un moteur transversal. Produit en collaboration avec Citroën, un fourgon Tipo 242 apparut en 1974 doté d'un moteur à essence plus puissant ou d'un diesel en option. Mais le succès du 238 était tel qu'il apparut au catalogue avec le moteur du 242 et fut maintenu en production jusqu'en 1983, date à laquelle il fit place au premier modèle de la série Ducato.

Cet exemplaire du très réussi FIAT 238 est proposé en état non restauré et avec son carnet et sa carte grise belge au nom du Garage Francorchamps. Nous savons que le moteur est bloqué et donc qu'il est vendu dans l'état.

Commissioned new by Garage Ferrari Francorchamps
1973 FIAT 238 Van
Chassis no. 238B10103116

Commissioned new by Garage Francorchamps, the Belgian Ferrari importer and first registered on 17.10.1973, this delightful little FIAT van, with its evocative livery featuring various Ferrari model names, has to be the perfect addition to any collection of Maranello's finest motor cars, or alternatively would make an ideal race support vehicle. Successor to the FIAT 1100T, the 238 was introduced in 1967 and produced in various versions - van, truck, chassis cab, minibus and ambulance - with engines of either 1,197cc or 1,438cc.

Top speed was around 105km/h. The 238's mechanical underpinnings were sourced from the Autobianchi Primula, which is notable as the FIAT Group's first passenger car to feature front-wheel drive and a transverse engine. Produced in collaboration with Citroën, a Tipo 242 van arrived in 1974 boasting a larger petrol engine and a diesel option. However, such was the 238's popularity that it was made available with 242's larger engine and kept in production until 1983, being replaced by the first of the Ducato series.

This example of the hugely successful FIAT 238 is offered in un-restored condition and comes with Belgian Carte Grise and books in the name of Garage Francorchamps. We are advised that the engine is seized and thus the vehicle is sold strictly as viewed.

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