Fiat X1/9 Gold Portfolio 1973 - 1989

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by R.M. Clarke

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This car was the first Fiat designed specifically for the American market. The 1290cc engine from the 128 Coupe is fitted just ahead of the rear wheels. The removable top slots into the front luggage compartment using a lot of the space but there is a small compartment in the rear.

Although launched in 1972 it was not officially available in the UK unit January 1977 and in October 1978 the Strada's 1500cc engine and a five-speed gearbox were fitted. Phased out in 1984 it was re-introduced in 1986 with electric windows and a special edition marked the end of production in 1989.

This is a book of road & comparison tests, spec. & technical data, driver's impressions, buying secondhand and model changes.

Models covered include, 1300, 1500, VS and Bertone.

General information on Brooklands Books

Brooklands Books Ltd "Road Test" books provide a wide range and collection of road tests, comparison tests, new model introductions, long term tests, and other articles taken from the world's leading motoring magazines. The Gold Portfolio series have 172 - 180 pages with approximately 300 illustrations.

product details

  • Publisher: Brooklands Books Ltd (UK)
  • ISBN: 1855203561 (1-855-20356-1)
  • ISBN-13: 9781855203563 (978-1-855-20356-3)
  • Format: Softback, 172 pages


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