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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 Multipla

Fiat Multipla

Fiat Multipla is a family car manufactured starting from 1998 and was in existence till 2010. It is based on Brava and it is wider and shorter compared with its rivals. It has got very good seating- 2 rows of 3 seats.

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 Stilo

Fiat Stilo

Fiat Stilo is a small family car was offered in 2 different body styles- 5-door and 3-door hatchback body styles. It is manufactured by Italian carmaker – Fiat Automobiles. Both the 3-door and 5-door models were launched in the year 2001 and later replaced by the older Fiat Bravo.

Technical characteristics of Fiat Models

Name Year Power Fuel
1 Fiat Idea 1.9 Multijet 2003 99HP (73 kW) @ 4000 rpm 5.5 l/100km
2 Fiat Supermirafiori 1300 1979 79HP (58 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
3 Fiat Multipla 1.6 16v 2004 103HP (76 kW) @ 5750 rpm 8.6 l/100km
4 Fiat 500 1.3 Multijet 2009 95HP (70 kW) @ 4000 rpm 3.9 l/100km
5 Fiat Uno 1.4 Turbo D 1989 73HP (53 kW) @ 4800 rpm 8.6 l/100km
6 Fiat 124 Coup? 1400 1966 91HP (67 kW) @ 6500 rpm 8.6 l/100km
7 Fiat Punto Evo Abarth 2011 163HP (120 kW) @ 5500 rpm 6.1 l/100km
8 Fiat 500 1.2 8v Start&Stop 2011 69HP (51 kW) @ 5500 rpm 4.8 l/100km
9 Fiat Croma 2.4 Multijet 20v Automatic 2005 199HP (146 kW) @ 4000 rpm 8 l/100km
10 Fiat 1500S Berlina Abarth 1962 109HP (80 kW) @ 5800 rpm 8.6 l/100km
11 Fiat 1400B 1959 58HP (43 kW) @ 4600 rpm 8.6 l/100km
12 Fiat Coup? 1.8 16v 1995 131HP (96 kW) @ 6300 rpm 8.6 l/100km
13 Fiat 132 1973 99HP (73 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
14 Fiat Argenta 2500 Turbo Diesel 1982 89HP (65 kW) @ 4100 rpm 8.6 l/100km
15 Fiat Panda 1300D 1986 36HP (26 kW) @ 4000 rpm 8.6 l/100km

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