1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800  Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 132.0405
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1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800 Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 13210405
Sold for US$ 16,500 inc. premium

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1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800  Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 132.0405 1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800  Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 132.0405 1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800  Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 132.0405 1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800  Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 132.0405 1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800  Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788 Engine no. 132.0405
1975 Fiat 124 Sport Spider 1800
Coachwork by Pininfarina

Chassis no. Chassis no. 124CS1.0092788
Engine no. 13210405
1,756cc DOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
1 Weber Carburetor
118bhp
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Independent Front Suspension - Live Rear Axle
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

-One owner for more than 37 years
-Fewer than 37,000 miles from new
-Beautifully preserved condition
-US delivery example
-Offered with receipts, books and a set of factory steel wheels

The Fiat 124 Sport Spider

Introduced at the 1966 Turin Auto Show, the new Fiat 124 Sport Spider was both designed and manufactured by famed Italian carrozzeria Pininfarina. Using design elements from other more up-market Pininfarina models, the charming little Spider looked most attractive and carried an affordable price that appealed to American buyers. Using a light, monocoque chassis design, and powered by a brisk DOHC 4-cylinder engine, the 124 Sport Spider was designed for sporting drives down the Cote d' Azur or the Pacific Coast Highway. The model remained in production for more than 15 years, and became one of the most iconic and popular models of its generation.

The Motorcar Offered

Few cars of any era remain as well preserved as the 124 Sport Spider offered here. Built by Pininfarina in late 1974, to be assembled by Fiat as a US market specification car, this car was dispatched to the Massillon, Ohio based dealer, Tri-City Sports Cars. After the dealer performed a rust protection coating and installed a radio, the car was delivered to Mr. Jack Baun of Norton, Ohio on July 9, 1975. An executive in the tire industry, Mr. Baun would use the car sparingly - presumably only during the summer. The history file indicates that Mr. Baun kept very good records, regularly attending to the service needs of the Fiat. Surely pleased with the little Italian Spider, Mr. Baun would keep the car for more than 37 years, until purchased by the consignor in 2012. Today the car shows beautifully and remains very original, with the exception of a few cosmetic refurbishments, such as installment of a new Spider top and factory seat covers. The interior presents extraordinarily well, with blue carpets, the classic beige interior and wood grain instrument panel. Original factory finishes are present throughout, including the original hose clamps in the engine compartment, beautifully preserved bright work and so on. The accompanying history file even contains Mr. Baun's original purchase order, many receipts from his ownership period, and the original owners manual and service book. Offered here is a chance to buy what must be one of the finest examples of Fiat's classic Spider, offering a great deal of driving pleasure for a very modest investment.

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