It was all started in 1899 in the city of Turin in Italy. Fiat (Fiat S.p.A.) was founded by Giovanni Agnelli. The company initially manufactured railroad vehicles, tanks, and aircraft but later on morphed into engine and automobile manufacturer.
Fiat Logo Timeline
The first Fiat car was the Fiat 4 HP (3 ½ CV) which featured a 2-cylinder rear-mounted engine that produces 4.2 hp at 800 rpm. Only 24 of this car were built from 1899 to 1900, therefore it is very valuable today. Since then, many Fiat cars were built throughout the decades like the 1979 Brazilian Fiat 147, Fiat Topolino, Fiat 850, Fiat Multipla, and among others.
Today, Fiat is world’s sixth largest carmaker and also largest carmaker in Italy. Fiat also ranked number ninth in top ten car manufacturers list in 2009 based on total motor vehicle sold. There are 2,460,222 Fiat cars were sold in 2009.
What does Fiat stand for?
FIAT stands for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino which means Italian Automobile Factory of Turin in English.
Why buy Fiat Cars?
- Reliable.Fiat cars are built with one of the best technology in automobile industry. The Fiat 500 is just so brilliant on cornering and a lot of fun to drive.
- Inexpensive. The price for most of Fiat cars are slightly lower compared to other car brands in the same range.
Fiat Cars Review
Over the years, Fiat had built many reliable and efficient cars include the Fiat 124 Spider (1966-1985), Fiat Panda, Fiat X1/9 (1972-1989), Fiat 600, Fiat Bravo, Fiat Dino, Fiat Doblo, and among others. Some Fiat cars that won European Car of the Year are 1967 Fiat 124, 1970 Fiat 128, 1972 Fiat 127, 1980 Fiat Lancia Delta, 1984 Fiat Uno, 1989 Fiat Tipo, 1995 Fiat Punto, 1996 Fiat Bravo, 2004 Fiat Panda, 2008 Fiat 500.
Today, Fiat cars are one of the famous car brands with some of its prominent subsidiaries includes Ferrari, Maserati, Abarth, and Alfa Romeo. Fiat, Driven by Passion!
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