1968 Fiat 124 Special
Fiat 124 Special
The Decree 124 is a big kinsfolk car produced by the Italian producer Edict betwixt 1966 and 1974. It was the substitution of the Order 1300 and Decree 1500.
The 124 was introduced by organism dropped by jump from a sheet and immediately won decisive herald, including that class’s European Car of the Class accolade. It was praised for its broad national, modern curlicue bounce bum hiatus, disk brakes and whippersnapper building.
Index came from a 1.2 L (1197 cc) Rescript OHV straight-4, producing 65 hp (49 kW) and 70 ft.pound (95 Nm). Its functioning belied this belittled locomotive, though. Route & Running praised the car’s speedup, comparison it with cars in the 1800-2000 cc course.
The staple 124 taproom besides spawned the Order 124 Athletics Wanderer, and Decree 124 Coupe, both coveted Seventies hellenic cars. A stretched and more deluxe variant of the 124 saloon known as the 125 was likewise launched in 1967.
Scorn its technical achievements, chronicle has not been tolerant to the 124 – nigh masses highlight its connectedness to the Lada — and rattling few 124 sedans suffer survived.
The Russian twin
In 1970, Order sponsored the construction of the AutoVAZ car manufactory in the Soviet Unification. The manufactory produced an altered edition of the 124 known as the Lada ВАЗ-2101 / Zhiguli (late Lada Riva). These cars, which feeling about selfsame to the 124, and which were produced into the 21 c, presently bear a bad report due to their out-of-date engineering and introductory equipment levels when compared with modernistic automobiles.
Output of the Order 124 ceased in 1974, pavage the way for the Rescript 131 Mirafiori, although the Lada variation continued until 1984 (1986 for wagon). Various versions of Lada based on the Decree 124/ВАЗ-2101 invention are made to this day. Output by Order and Pininfarina of the 124 Wanderer continued until 1985.
The Indian twin
The Order 124 was likewise intorduced in India by Prime Automobiles in 1986 as the Chancellor 118NE. The car was selfsame standardized to the 1966 reading omit for a few ornamental changes to the battlefront and back. Nevertheless, Prime integrated the Nissan A12 (1171 cc/52 bhp) powertrain alternatively of the archetype Decree locomotive. The car got a fantastic reception originally. After it was ex by otc forward-looking cars and yield was stopped-up round 1999. Few comfortably well-kept versions are quieten ground tod.
The Spanish twin
In the skeleton of the permit correspondence betwixt Behind and Decree, it was produced and sold in Spain with the gens Arse 124 from 1968 to 1976. The car was real successful in Spain, and was sold in both the 4-door and waggon versions.
The Bulgarian twin
The Decree 124 was too produced nether the distinguish Pirin-Fiat in Lovech, Bulgaria, on the groundwork of over knockdown (CKD) kits ‘tween 1967 and 1971.
The Turkish twin
The Edict 124 was likewise produced below the distinguish Murat 124 in Bursa, Dud by Tofaş. 134,867 Murat 124s were produced ‘tween 1971 and 1977. TOFAŞ after produced the Edict 131 serial below the describe Murat 131. It presently produces veritable Fiats.
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