Posts Tagged ‘familiare’

Unfamiliar – 1977 Fiat 128 Familiare Wagon

December 16, 2013

So we’ve been seeing a lot of rare-versions-of-a-common-car features lately, as a way to either get yourself a good deal, or just to stand out from the crowd. If you’re above the common classic car, and want something quite unusual and fun to drive, how about a Fiat 128? Although you don’t hear as much about their story, they (along with the original Mini and the Simca 1100) arguably defined the modern compact car as we know it today. You get a sporty (if not fast) car, powered along by a 1.3-liter four-cylinder designed by Aurelio Lampredi (who also designed the larger twincam 4 from Fiat, as well as some Ferrari V12s), the same engine used in the Fiat X1/9 and Yugo. Depending on your source, the car is still in production today in Egypt as the El Nasr 128. You can find this 1977 Fiat 128 Familiare wagon for sale in Sacramento, CA with bidding at $404, reserve unmet and 2 days left to go.

1977 Fiat 128 Familiare wagon left rear