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History of Fiat

Fiat is the most important Italian manufacturer of our times. It is part of a powerful automotive conglomerate that integrates brands Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Lancia, Maserati.

It is also a shareholder in the American Group, Chrysler Group. This makes it one of the largest enterprises of the sector worldwide, with numerous models of success in their history. The name Fiat is an acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino.

Beginning of Fiat

The origin of this company took place in July 1899, growing industry of Turin; When a few Italian financiers led by Giovanni Agnelli, decided to meet to form a company producing automobiles. Thus arose the "Societ? Anonima Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino". They opened its first plant in 1990, in Corso Dante. Cars were manufactured as the 3/12 HP.

For 1908, when you sign it already you quoted on stock exchange and made engines for trucks, trams and boats, bearings and hire civil and industrial; they arrived in the United States. A year later they opened in the United States.UU. the Pourghkeepsie plant. During the first world war, Fiat manufactured many machines designed for the army, but they do not put aside the original vision; become leaders producing street cars but also they would include electricity, steel and railway industry.

Between 1916 and 1920 built factory Lingotto (Via Nizza), the largest in Europe by that time. From here came out models such as the Fiat 501, 505, 510, 519 or 509. In the 1920s were pioneers in the sector by giving social benefits to their workers in education, health and other fields.

In 1934 the plant of Moscow (Russia) starts to work. But with the arrival of the dictator Mussolini had to focus on domestic market aside from the international. When Giovanni Agnelli died in 1945, the Presidency of Fiat took Vittorio Valletta. After the second war, launches the 500B Fiat saloon and familiar, the 1100E, 1500E and Fiat 1400. The first diesel cars came out in 1953. Two years later they presented the successful Fiat 600 which produced more than 4 million.

The expansion of Fiat

In the 1960s the expansion of Fiat is very considerable, opening several plants around the world, increasing the number of exports, manufactured and used car lot. In 1969 social strikes that affected the company's profitability has suffered, but was able to recover.

1979 Abarth, Lancia and Autobianchi brands belong to Fiat, as well as most of Ferrari. Then acquired Alfa Romeo and Maserati. In the early 1980s two emblematic models were released: the Fiat Panda and Fiat Uno.

Recent years

In the 1990s expands international presence, and highlights the launch of the Fiat Punto, which was the 'car of the year' in 1995. In the new Millennium (2009), Fiat formed an alliance with Chrysler and further expanded its global presence.

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Fiat 147

Fiat 147

Fiat 147 was produced in the form of a 3-door compact hatchback car. It replaced the older Uno and it is the Brazilian Fiat 127. Few were built in Argentina until 1196 and the assembly part took place in Uruguay, Colombia, and Venezuela.

Fiat 500

Fiat 500

Fiat 500 was manufactured in the year 1957 by the Italian manufacturer and was later discontinued in the year 1975. The company launched the new Nuova 500 in the year 1957, which was a cost-effective, and practical town car.

Fiat Qubo

Fiat Qubo

The 3rd generation Fiat Fiorino was unveiled in the year 2007 and it went on sale in the year 2008. The vehicle shares its bodywork and architecture with Peugeot Bipper and Citro?n Nemo. Fiorino was built in Bursa by Tofas, and they were produced in both passenger body styles.

Technical characteristics of Fiat Models

Name Year Power Fuel
1 Fiat Tipo 2.0ie 16v 1993 145HP (106 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
2 Fiat 128 CL 1978 60HP (44 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
3 Fiat 501 S 1922 26HP (19 kW) @ 3000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
4 Fiat Coup? 2.0 20v Turbo 1996 219HP (161 kW) @ 5750 rpm 6.4 l/100km
5 Fiat Stilo Multi Wagon 1.6 16v 2002 102HP (75 kW) @ 5750 rpm 7.6 l/100km
6 Fiat Croma 2.0 TDi 1986 95HP (70 kW) @ 4200 rpm 8.6 l/100km
7 Fiat Marea 1.6 16v ESX 1996 104HP (76 kW) @ 5750 rpm 6.4 l/100km
8 Fiat Tempra 1.9 Tds 1990 93HP (68 kW) @ 4100 rpm 8.6 l/100km
9 Fiat Ulysse 1995 131HP (96 kW) @ 6300 rpm 8.6 l/100km
10 Fiat Tipo 1.1 FIRE 1988 55HP (41 kW) @ 5500 rpm 8.6 l/100km
11 Fiat Mirafiori 1300 CL 1979 65HP (48 kW) @ 5200 rpm 8.6 l/100km
12 Fiat Bravo 155 20v HGT 1998 154HP (113 kW) @ 6500 rpm 9.4 l/100km
13 Fiat Punto 1.9 JTD ELX 1999 81HP (59 kW) @ 3000 rpm 8 l/100km
14 Fiat Stilo 2.4 20v Abarth 2001 170HP (125 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8 l/100km
15 Fiat 124 Spider 1600 1969 111HP (82 kW) @ 6400 rpm 8.6 l/100km

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