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Fiat 131 Car News

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:08:14 GMT
Abarth Classiche: PH Meets  -  Pistonheads.com
In a rather drab quarter of southern Turin lies Mirafiori, Fiat's giant, sprawling factory - you know, the one that gave its name to the Fiat 131 in 1974. In its heyday it was one of Europe's most productive plants, but today it's a more modest site ...
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 21:01:35 GMT

Driving through the German countryside in DiRT Rally  -  Team VVV
We take on the German stage of Ruschberg from the cockpit of the awesome Fiat 131 Abarth. The stage surprised us with its many sharp 90 degree bends, and acute and hairpin turns weren't in short supply either. Regardless driving the 131 Abarth was a ...
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:08:15 GMT

Fiat 131 Abarth rally car road test, 4 November 1978 - Throwback Thursday  -  Autocar
The world was a more relaxed place in the late 1970s, though, and Fiat UK was delighted to offer Autocar its 131 Abarth, an example of the car that had won the WRC manufacturers' title in 1977 and, at the time of Autocar's test, was well on course for ...
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:48:06 GMT

Gallery: the best images from this month's TG magazine  -  Top Gear
The Abarth 695 BiPosto, meanwhile, meets some Italian rally legends in the form of the Fiat 131 Abarth, 124 Spider, Lancia Beta Coupe and ex-Sandro Munari Lancia Stratos. Images taken from the February 2016 issue of Top Gear Magazine - 'The Stig ...
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:22:02 GMT

Disaster strikes at Elephant Pass  -  The Mercury
Earlier in the day a Fiat 131, driven by Nik Prieston and navigated by Dylan Braithwaite, came to grief on the Weldborough Pass. The Fiat 131 of Nik Prieston and Dylan Braithwaite rests in the bush after coming to grief on a corner of the Weldborough Pass.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:32:07 GMT

Greg Carr's Fiat 131 started after 29 years  -  RallySport Magazine
Carr-Fiat The Fiat 131 Abarth that Greg Carr drove in the 1980s has been restarted for the first time in 29 years. Carr-Fiat The Fiat was used by Markku Alen to win the 1981 Rally of Portugal, and although super fast in Australia as well, it was often ...
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:44:00 GMT

Brazilian Alfa Romeo Made A Mustang And Other Terrific Bad Cars  -  Jalopnik
Oh, the Italians. They could sell anything back in the day! The Yugo? Fiat 127. The original Lada? Fiat 124. The Turkish TofaƟ Murat? Fiat 131. But the most desirable of them all were the FNM Alfa Romeos in Brazil. Being stylish on a budget has never ...
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:00:18 GMT

Fiat Jumps Their Own Car To Show Off How Tough It Is  -  Jalopnik
Back in 1974, Fiat wanted to show off just how tough their 131 sedan was. How'd they do it? They jumped it over a riverbed. Advertisement. How come new car ads don't have rally driving and river jumping in them? I would totally buy a Malibu if they ...
Sat, 24 Jul 2010 06:15:05 GMT

Saab 96, Fiat 131, Buick Regal Set Effluency Bar High at New England LeMons BS Inspection  -  Jalopnik (blog)
We didn't have time to inspect all 90 entrants on Friday, which means we'll be getting up at oh-dark-thirty to inspect the remaining cars before the cars hit the Stafford Motor Speedway track at noon Saturday. However, it's clear that the makings of a ...