Fiat 124 Sport Coupe is famous for having a great sound, also being fun to drive. The car is derived from Fiat 124 Saloon and it was designed by Mario Boano. The model features disc brakes on all wheels and even cruise control. The Fiat 124 Sport Coupe 1600 featured here is part of the second generation (called “BC”), belongs to Romanian automotive enthusiast Florin N., and it is registered as a member of Retromobil (RCR). To date, the vehicle had one Italian owner for about 20 years, then two Romanians.
Model: Fiat 124 / Fiat 124 Sport Coupe 1600
Production: 1971 (1969-1972)
Body type: coupe, 2 doors, 4 seats
Price: starting 6,000 Euros (in good condition or restored) in classic car market when filmed (2015)
Engine: 1.6-litre (1,608 cc) in-line 4-cylinder gasoline/petrol 4-stroke engine, longitudinal. The maximum output is 81 kW / 110 PS/hp at 6,400 rpm and peak torque is 137 Nm (approx. 101 lb-ft).
Transmission: 5-speed manual gearbox and rear wheel drive (RWD)
Tyres: Nokian i3 175/70 R13
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 10.6 seconds
Top speed: 180 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: –
Fuel tank (l): –
Dimensions (mm): L 4,125 / w – / h –
Luggage compartment capacity (l): –
Wheelbase (mm): 2,420
Weight (DIN/EU): 905 kg / 980 kg
Front suspension: Independent, coil springs, dampers.
Rear suspension: Rigid axle with trailing arms, coil springs, dampers.
Front seatbelts; hydraulic brakes; cruise control; wooden steering wheel; left side rearview mirror; sun blinds; front adjustable seats.
+ fun to drive
+ great engine sound
+ very good performance
+ nice interior design
+ good quality look and feel
– known for rust problems
Driven by Florin N. for 1,350 km, 9.5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 117,417 km total mileage of the car.