Fiat 850
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Fiat 127

Knowledge Identifier: $Fiat_127


Fiat 127

Supermini produced by the Italian automaker Fiat between 1971 and 1983 add

Category: Business (14)

Launched in 1964.

Countries: Italy (26%), United States (15%), France (9%)

Main connections: Fiat, Fiat 850, SEAT

Linked to: Fiat, SEAT, Moretti Motor Company, Autobianchi




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This was & Fiat's first super-mini-sized hatchback, along with a state-of-the-art transverse-engine/front-wheel-drive layout, with the transmission mounted on the end of the engine, both design ideas had been fully trialled since 1964, by Fiat's & Autobianchi subsidiary with the Autobianchi Primula and 1969 Autobianchi A112 add something


Although the car achieved reasonable selling figures, the model was titled as "low-level" and "not so reliable" by early buyers, because of the fact that Fiat was just starting selling cars in Brazil in the late 1970s and early 1980s add something


The 1970 & Fiat 128 was the first Fiat badged car to use the same transverse powertrain layout add something


Development mule - For example, in the 1970s the first-generation Ford Fiesta was developed using mules based on the class-leading Fiat 127, as Ford had no comparable compact model of similar size to utilize


It was introduced in 1971 as the replacement for the Fiat 850 add something


The Midimaxi was first shown at the 1971 Turin Motor Show, which was when the very similar Fissore 127 Scout first appeared add something


The "' & Fiat 127"' is a supermini produced by the Italian automaker Fiat between 1971 and 1983 add something


Fiat 850 - As a successor the Fiat 127 was brought to the market in 1971 which combined the 903 cc push-rod OHV engine with the FIAT 128 transmission and suspension components in a fashionable fast- and later hatch-back 2-door sedan


Fiat - It was based on the 1971 Fiat 127, which was due to be replaced by the Fiat Uno in 1983


SEAT produced 1,238,166 units of the 127 between 1972 and 1984 add something


The 127 was an instant success, winning the European Car of the Year award for 1972, and quickly became one of the best-selling cars in Europe for several years add something


SEAT 127 - The "' & SEAT 127"' is a supermini produced by the Spanish automaker SEAT between the spring of 1972 and 1982, based on the Fiat 127


However, in May 1973 saloons became available in both standard and deluxe versions add something


In June 1974, slightly over three years after the model's introduction, Fiat reported that the one millionth 127 had been completed at the Mirafiori plant in Turin add something


In 1975 the 127 Special variant was released which featured a restyled front grille and detail changes to the interior add something


Vauxhall Chevette - From 1975 until 1978, the Chevette was the UK's best selling hatchback as UK branded rivals failed to respond to the challenge of the imported Peugeot 104, Fiat 127 and Renault 5 until the arrival of Ford's Fiesta at the end of 1976


It was the fist model produced by FIAT in Brazil, in 1976 add something


Fiat 850 - In 1976 the & Fiat 900T was introduced, retaining most of the body panels of the 850 Familiare, but featuring the 903 cc engine from the Fiat 127 : the 900T benefitted from significant enhancements in 1980, being now renamed 900E. At least in the UK the 900 series camper vans were badged as FIAT Amigo


A total of 1,169,312 units were built from 9 July 1976 to the end of 1986 in Brazil and 232,807 units were built in Argentina between 1982 and 1996, as the Fiat 147, Spazio, and "'Vivace"' add something


The Series 2 version of the 127 debuted in May 1977 add something


Nasr (car company) - Since 1979 the company has produced licensed versions of the & Fiat 1100R, Fiat 1300, Fiat 2300, Fiat 128, Fiat 125, Fiat 133, Fiat 126, mk2 Fiat 127, 1983-1992 FSO Polonez and in 1991 introduced a further range of Fiat-designed cars licensed via the Turkish company Tofa?


Economy car - They were only sold in mainland Europe, where they were popular into the 1980s , but unknown in the UK. The French 1967 Simca 1100 , the 1969 Fiat 128, and the 1971 Fiat 127 regarded as the first 'super-mini' brought this development to a wider audience


SEAT 127 - The SEAT 127 underwent the same styling modifications as did the Fiat 127 for the Serie 2, of January 1980


From 1981 this variant was actually exported to Europe, to be sold alongside the 127 sedans and hatchbacks add something


SEAT Fura - The "' & SEAT Fura"' is a supermini car produced by Spanish automaker SEAT, between 1981 and 1986, based on the Fiat 127 which had been built by SEAT since 1972


The Series 3 was launched in Italy in January 1982 and soon reached other European markets add something


Production of the 127 in Italy ended in 1983 following the introduction of its replacement, the Fiat Uno add something


The 127 was replaced as & Fiat's high volume product in this sector by the Fiat Uno in January 1983, though versions manufactured in South America continued in production till 1995: Fiat imported the South American 127 "Unificata" to Europe, until 1987 add something


There was a "high-cube" panel van version, known as the Fiorino which was based on the Series 2 bodyshell, and this remained in production until 1984, when a new Uno-based Fiorino debuted add something


In the 1986 film "Gung Ho", centered on a Japanese auto manufacturer reopening a shutdown automobile factory in a fictional western Pennsylvania town, some of the movie's "Assan Motors" cars were Fiat 127s in various stages of completion add something