Lot 109 - 1990 Fiat X1/9 Gran Finale
|Odometer reading||16,800 miles|
|Result||Sold - £14,560|
- Styled by Bertone
- Low mileage example
- In good order throughout
The car was originally sold to its first registered keeper in Blackwater, Cornwall who only used the car in dry weather. When they passed away, the ownership was transferred to his solicitors who never touched or moved the car. It was eventually sold in 2009 and still presented in showroom condition having covered a mere 6,000 miles. Today the Fiat has covered circa 16,800 miles and remains in very good condition with the original Mica Blue paintwork. The underneath is very good and fully Waxoiled. The engine was professionally rebuilt in 2015 at 13,960 miles following a head gasket blow. Other works included the block and head being professionally skimmed, rebored with oversize forged pistons fitted raising the cc to 1518, lightened and balanced bottom end, polished crankshaft, polished cylinder head ports, balanced flywheel, new water pump, new oil pump, new alternator, all cooling hoses replaced, fuel lines replaced, Denso Iridium spark plugs, K&N air filter, engine block blasted and painted. The radiator was re-cored with twin Kenlowe fans and additional manual switch in the cabin. A Lumenition electronic ignition was fitted along with stainless steel brake hoses and the carbs were rebuilt with an original Weber kit. The seats are in excellent condition and look as fresh as when they came out of the factory.
This Fiat comes complete with an extensive history file including the original owner’s handbook and brochure, old MoT test certificates and full service and maintenance records. The vendor reports that the Fiat drives as you would expect with the engine, gearbox, suspension, steering and brakes all working as they should. Fitted with the original Grundig radio cassette and offered with a tailored quality indoor car cover, this is a very well-presented Fiat X1/9 and is possibly the best example on the market today.