Lot 326 - 1998 12916 Coupé 20v Turbo
|Odometer reading||116,000 miles|
|Result||Sold - £1,064|
The Fiat type 175, officially titled the Coupé Fiat was produced
between 1993 and 2000 and remembered for its distinctive, angular
design with unique scalloped side panels designed by
On its launch in 1993, the Coupé was available with a four cylinder, 2.0 L 16V engine, in both turbo and normally aspirated versions. Both engines were later versions of Fiat's twin-cam design and inherited from the Lancia Delta Integrale, 1996 brought in a 1.8 L 16V engine along with a 2.0-litre 5-cylinder 20V, and a 5-cylinder 2.0-litre 20V turbo. With a 0-62mph time of 6.5 seconds and a top speed 155mph the Fiat coupe was one of the quickest front wheel drive production cars of its day.
It is rumored that Michael Schumacher was the original owner of the first special edition LE No. 0001, however when the question was raised to him personally he confirmed he had owned one, but a red one, while LE No. 0001 was actually a Crono Grey model.
This completely un-molested 20v Turbo is presented in Ink Black
with tan interior and has a full service history to accompany the
original handbook. The vendor has kept this car original; it
has had a new engine fitted at 68,000 miles and new Turbo fitted at
72,000 miles, a five speed gearbox coupled with the 20v Turbo
enables this car to produce 223bhp and will enable a 0-62 time of
just 6.5 seconds. This is a very fast little Italian sports car
often nicknamed the Baby Ferrari with a top speed of 155mph. This
example is offered at No Reserve so real value for money
Guide price £1,000 - £2,000.
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