1978 Fiat Other 131 Supermirafiori Abarth Coupe Series 2
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|Engine:||2L inline 4|
|Trim:||131 Supermirafiori Abarth Coupe Series 2|
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1978 Fiat Other 131 Supermirafiori Abarth Coupe Series 2 for sale
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1978 Fiat 131 Supermirafiori Abarth Coupe Series 22L DOHC inline four-cylinder engine with Weber 34 ADF twin-choke carb Short-throw five-speed manual transmission Champagne Yellow exterior with black accents Black interior Air-conditioning Cromodora eight-spoke wheels Sonata pushbutton AM/FM stereo Twin hood scoops. rear wing. aftermarket side mirrors
A rare and very handsome Italian stallion. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to offer this 1978 Fiat 131 Supermirafiori Abarth Coupe. Way before its current 500 models. Fiat sold its 131 models in the U. S. during the 1970s.
Dressed in Champagne Yellow with twin black hood scoops and a black rear wing. the car's finish and trim are in excellent condition. The windows are in very good order. clear and intact. The car's lights are in good order. including the amber fog lights. This car rolls on Cromodora eight-spoke wheels wrapped within 205/50R15 radials. All of its body panels are straight and solid. The trunk comes with a tire jack. small tool kit. is lined in black and very spacious. The bumpers are in good condition.
Inside. the black front racing bucket seats are in very good condition. as is the matching black carpet. The slightly lighter headliner provides some contrast and is in good order. as is the black instrument panel but there are a few blemishes on it. The three-spoke aftermarket steering wheel with the Ferrari center cap is in very good order. The inner door panels. mirror glass and shifter are all in good order. The car's interior offered a worldwide first by having the secondary dashboard switches illuminated by a central bulb somewhere in the dashboard and used fiber optics from there to the switches. Completing the interior is a Sonata AM/FM pushbutton stereo.
The 131 was the replacement for the successful Fiat 124. and available as a two-door and four-door saloon and 5-door estate. The 131 was given the Mirafiori name after the Turin suburb where the cars were produced. Naming the car in this way marked a break with the former Fiat convention. established in the 1960s. of naming their mainstream models only with a three digit number. and it set the pattern for Fiat to adopt a new naming practice. with carefully chosen names for subsequent new models.
It received a minor facelift in 1978. New DOHC. or “Twin Cam” (TC) engines arrived. and these models were badged as Supermirafiori. The biggest change exterior-wise for the Series 2 was quad round headlights. new bumpers. new bigger rear lights and new interior trim including a chunky. single-spoke steering wheel. The Series 2 was marketed in the United States as the Fiat Brava from mid-year 1978 with the same 1. 8-liter four as had been used in the US-market 131 but before the year was over this was replaced by the 2-liter twin cam four also seen in the Spider.
The suspension system utilized fully independent front suspension. with MacPherson struts. track control arms and anti-roll bar. The rear suspension was quite advanced (when using a solid live rear axle). in that the rear axle was controlled by double unequal length trailing arms. a Panhard rod. with coil springs and direct acting dampers. This design proved far superior to many of its contemporaries. especially with vehicle stability and handling.
The braking system was also typical; the front brakes were disc brakes. using a solid iron disc and a single-piston sliding caliper. The rears were drum brakes. utilizing leading and trailing shoe design operated by a dual piston fixed slave cylinder. They were operated hydraulically. with a tandem master cylinder assisted by a vacuum servo using two separate circuits. A rear-mounted load-sensing valve varied the bias of effort applied to the rear brakes. dependent on the load being carried (and also the pitch dynamics caused by braking effort and road levels). A centrally located floor mounted handbrake operated on the rear axle using Bowden cables.
Competition to this Fiat in 1978 included AMC's Concord coupe. Buick's Opel Sport Coupe. Chevrolet's Monza notchback coupe. Ford's Mustang II and Mercury's Capri II coupe.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows
50. 78 miles. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. exempt mileage title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle. thank you.Specifications Asking Price:
VIN: 131A30398836 Year: 1978 Make: Fiat Model: 131 Abarth Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options:
Stock Number: C00197 Lot Number:
Exterior: Champagne Yellow Interior:
Terms & Condtions
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The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise.Payment Terms
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For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.Financing
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Warranty
ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer's workmanship or previous owner's diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
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Comments and questions to the seller:from Paul O’Neill, dated 29 september 2019
Can you tell me if you have any idea about shipping the car back to Europe. (Ireland)
Thank you in advance.
from Herbert Bouverie, dated 30 october 2018
still 4 sale?
from paul Franz, dated 27 august 2017
Do you still have the Fiat 131 for sale
from Paul Manson, dated 27 april 2017
Do you ship cars abroad? If so, how much is shipping to the UK? (I've told my brother about this car. He may be interested).
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