Fiat 128 wagon




Fiat 128 wagon

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    Fiat 128 wagon

    Fiat 128 wagon

    The conditions agreed upon with my bank apply. This put it fractionally behind the contemporary Morris on maximum speed but usefully ahead on acceleration. I will pass on the sister, and probably pass this Fiat broke down on the road. Look for serious rust around the door supports on this model.

    Fiat 128 wagon

    Fiat 128 wagon

    Fiat 128 wagon

    Fiat 128 wagon

    Fiat 128 wagon

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    Named European Car of the Year in , [4] over three million were manufactured. With engineering by Dante Giacosa and engine design by Aurelio Lampredi , [8] the was noted for its relatively roomy passenger and cargo volume — enabled by a breakthrough innovation to the front-engine, front-drive layout which became the layout "adopted by virtually every other manufacturer in the world" for front-wheel drive. Fiat built an entirely new plant in Rivalta, north-west of Turin, specifically to manufacture the new As engineered by Alec Issigonis , the compact arrangement located the transmission and engine sharing a single oil sump — despite disparate lubricating requirements — and had the engine's radiator mounted to the side of the engine, away from the flow of fresh air and drawing heated rather than cool air over the engine.

    The layout often required the engine be removed to service the clutch. As engineered by Dante Giacosa , the featured a transverse-mounted engine with unequal length drive shafts and an innovative clutch release mechanism — an arrangement which Fiat had strategically tested on a previous production model for a full five years, the Primula from its less market-critical subsidiary, Autobianchi.

    Fiat 128 wagon

    By using the Primula as a test-bed, Fiat was able to sufficiently resolve the layout's disadvantages, including uneven side-to-side power transmission, uneven tire wear and potential torque steer , the tendency for the power of the engine alone to steer the car under heavy acceleration.

    The compact and efficient layout — a transversely-mounted engine with transmission mounted beside the engine driving the front wheels through an offset final-drive and unequal-length driveshafts — subsequently became common with competitors [8] and arguably an industry standard. The all new 1. The was styled similarly to the and and featured rack-and-pinion steering, front disc brakes, independent rear suspension with a transverse leaf spring, and a strut-type front suspension with integral anti-roll bar.

    Fiat 128 wagon

    Initially, the was available as a two-door or four-door sedan. At the Turin Motor Show a three-door station wagon model called "Familiare" was added to the line-up. On launch it was available with both existing engines. The range underwent a facelift in , featuring a revised grille. In , the range received new bumpers, rectangular headlights , tail lights and dashboard as well as modifications to the engines.

    At this time, the wagon was also renamed the "Panorama". In production of the small three-door station wagon Panorama was dropped from the range and production finally ended in The car had a top speed of An "overall" fuel consumption of This put it fractionally behind the contemporary Morris on maximum speed but usefully ahead on acceleration.

    The two were closely matched on fuel economy, where both were outrun by the Ford Escort Super also included in the comparison, here in its four-door version. The testers commended the Fiat's interior space and excellent performance. Wind and road noise were low, but engine noise was not. The Fiat Rally was a sporty, 1. A number of exterior features set the Rally apart from other s.

    Fiat 128 wagon

    At the front there was a black radiator grille, carrying the round Fiat emblem typical of the marque's sports cars; split bumpers joined by a tubular steel bar; and halogen headlamps and bumper-mounted auxiliary lamps. At the rear dual round tail lamps replaced the square ones found on the regular two-door The interior was upholstered in black leatherette, and the dashboard housed upgraded instrumentation: Front sports seats with headrests and a two-spoke sports steering wheel replaced the standard items.

    In October Fiat introduced a several updates to the whole saloon and Familiare range, including the Rally. In particular the Rally received new upholstery leatherette with cloth seat centres and a black plastic protection to the front bumper tube. The pricier "SL" for Sport Lusso was distinguished by quadruple round headlamps, a specific grille, steel sport wheels without hubcaps, chromed window surround trim, door handles and fuel cap, and black decorative striping along the sills and across the tail panel.



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