My Car Quest

May 21, 2022

What Is A Fiat Abarth 1300/124?

by Don Meluzio - I was in the Army and stationed with my wife Diane in Germany from June of 1969 until November of 1970. We bought a brand new Fiat 850 Sport Coupe in 1969 and had a wonderful time driving that car all over Germany and … [Read more...]

Fiat Freakout National Convention – 2021

Text and photos by Derek Meluzio - What makes a good automotive event? Better yet, what makes a GREAT automotive event? A concours or show with quality and or quantity can help. A track day gets everybody's blood pumping. A scenic driving tour … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

by Mike Gulett - The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an Abarth-designed twin-cam (Bialbero) cylinder head, dual Weber twin-choke carburetors, and other modifications resulting in 99 bhp at 7,100 rpm. Sports Car Graphic … [Read more...]

The Vintage Fiat Jolly Gets An Electric Makeover – The Icon-e

Garage Italia, a Milan Italy-based creative agency, has recently launched their Icon-e project dedicated to electrifying classic Italian autos. The program aims to celebrate the iconic classic cars of the past while integrating new technology and … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Fiat 850 Spider

by Mike - We have featured several classic cars as examples of cool collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. Today we are discussing one that is well below the $50,000 number - the Fiat 850 Spider. Fiat 850 … [Read more...]

Fiat 850 Spider: La Dolce Vita On A Budget Or The Evolution Of A Working Man’s Classic

by Wallace Wyss - In the mid-60's Fiat wanted to make a volume sports car, one that would be an enthusiast’s “first sports car.” It was the Fiat 850 Spider. The first model was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro while he was at Bertone. Now … [Read more...]