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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 Uno

Fiat Uno

Fiat Uno is a car smaller in size than the subcompact car and around 165 inches long. The car was manufactured by the Italian auto makers Fiat and unveiled in 1983. After 1995, Fiat Uno was manufactured all over the world in various automobile plants owned by Fiat.

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 Seicento

Fiat Seicento

The Type-187 Fiat Seicento is a city car produced by the Italian carmaker and was introduced for the first time in the year 1997. The car was released as a replacement for Fiat Cinquecento. Seicento was based on the Fiat Punto platform and did not offer much when compared to its previous versions.

Technical characteristics of Fiat Models

Name Year Power Fuel
1 Fiat Tempra 1.9 Tds Weekend 1990 93HP (68 kW) @ 4100 rpm 8.6 l/100km
2 Fiat 24-32 HP 1902 32HP (23 kW) @ 1200 rpm 8.6 l/100km
3 Fiat Multipla 100 16v Gpower SX 2002 103HP (76 kW) @ 5750 rpm 8.9 l/100km
4 Fiat Stilo 1.9 JTD Dynamic 2001 115HP (85 kW) @ 4000 rpm 8 l/100km
5 Fiat Palio ELX 1.6 1996 93HP (68 kW) @ 5750 rpm 8.6 l/100km
6 Fiat Siena ELX (VE) 2007 82HP (60 kW) @ 5500 rpm 5.3 l/100km
7 Fiat 132 Diesel 2000 1979 60HP (44 kW) @ 4400 rpm 8.6 l/100km
8 Fiat 500 1.2 8v Start&Stop 2011 69HP (51 kW) @ 5500 rpm 4.8 l/100km
9 Fiat 125 Saloon 1967 90HP (66 kW) @ 5600 rpm 8.6 l/100km
10 Fiat 124 Coup? 1800 1972 117HP (86 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
11 Fiat Punto 1.3 Multijet 16v 2003 70HP (51 kW) @ 4000 rpm 4.5 l/100km
12 Fiat 132 1600 GLS 1974 99HP (73 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
13 Fiat Tempra 1.4 Weekend 1990 73HP (53 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
14 Fiat 1500 Cabriolet 1960 81HP (59 kW) @ 6000 rpm 8.6 l/100km
15 Fiat Multipla 115 JTD SX 2002 114HP (84 kW) @ 4000 rpm 6.4 l/100km

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