Fiat 124 [IT] 1966-1974
Car of the Year 1967
Continued for many more years as the ubiquitous Lada.
The design of the 125 was based on the 124 and followed on from the 1300/1500 models.
Carrozzeria Lombardi built numerous cars based on Fiat chassis. The most elegant and sporting model was the Lombardi Grand Prix, with production starting in 1968. The Grand Prix was created on the Fiat 850 chassis, including the rear-engined configuration. The Grand Prix was fitted with the 850's 843 cc, four-cylinder engine that produced 34 hp. Even so, Lombardi claimed a top speed of 160 km/h for the 630 kg sports car. It was sold through Fiat dealerships and was covered by the standard Fiat warranty.
The Lamborghini Urraco P250 was styled and designed by BERTONE.
September 1971 Press Release:
"THE LAMBORGHINI URRACO P250
Autobianchi were part of the FIAT empire for years until sales slumped - by 1986 the only model still in production, the A112, continued under a Lancia badge.
The Lancia Appia arrived on the market in 1953. Production lasted until 1959. As with other Lancia models, the Appia had no central pillar.
The Lancia Aurelia GT is regarded as one of the best GTs in the world. The six-cylinder 2 litre engine was replaced by 2500 cc unit in 1953.
The Lancia Aurelia was available as a convertible and as a coupé, both styled by Pininfarina. Built from 1950 to 1957.
The Lancia Beta was introduced in 1972. Production lasted for 9 years. It was fitted with a 1297 cc or 1995 cc 4-cylinder engine.