Fiat 1

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Fiat 1
Fiat Tipo 1 1908.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1908-1910
Body and chassis
Body style Berlina
Layout FR layout
Powertrain
Engine straight-4 2200 cc
Transmission 4-speed manual
Chronology
Successor Fiat Zero

The Fiat 1 or Fiat 1 Fiacre was produced by Fiat from 1908 to 1910, it had an engine capacity of 2,200 cc (2.2 L; 130 cu in), which produced 16 hp (12 kW) and the car had top speed of 70 km/h (43 mph).[1]

The four cylinders were for the first time in a single block, taking cue from the Italian car manufacturer Aquila.

Around 1600 copies of the Fiacre were produced, intended for use as taxis. The model was sold in Italy and abroad. It was used in New York City, London, Paris and other cities.[2]

In 1908 was also founded Fiat Automobile Co. in the United States.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Technical details". fiat.modeles.free.fr. Retrieved 2008-01-25.  (French)
  2. ^ "Fiat, a joint-stock company that soon become famous". allaboutitaly.com. Retrieved 2008-01-25. 
  3. ^ "History of Fiat". fiat.com. Retrieved 2008-01-25.