In 1961, the Fiat 1500 was presented at an exhibition “Italia” in Turin. Until then, Fiat had tested several prototypes on a total of more than 1.5 million kilometres since 1957. Fiat’s idea to develop a family-friendly, sporty but also comfortable mid-class car was implemented with the 1500 excellently. In the “Corvair” design, this sedan is inimitably reminiscent of the style and flair of the 1960’s.
The Fiat 1500 C offered here benefits from the 1964 model maintenance with an 8cm larger wheelbase. In addition, the engine power of the 4-cylinder series engine grew to 80bhp. Compared to the competition, the Fiat was characterized by its generous standard equipment. At the beginning of the 1960’s the” battle “of the middle class had begun. With the 1300 and 1500, Fiat has developed a sedan that is competitive in all respects – produced by 1968 in a quantity of more than 600,000.
The Fiat 1500 C offered here has had just 2 previous owners from new. Resplendent in “Rosso Amaranto” with a light brown leatherette finish the whole car is in a delightful original and unmolested condition.
|Auction||Berlin October 2017|
|Day of Auction||N/A|
|Registration Number||Italian Registered|
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