Fiat 522

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Fiat 522
Fiat 522 S Sport-Sedan 1932.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1931–1933
Body and chassis
Body style 2/4-door sedan
2-door coupé
2/4-door cabriolet
4-door torpedo
Layout FR layout
Powertrain
Engine straight-6 2516 cc 52 hp (39 kW)
Transmission 4-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 278 cm (109.4 in) (522 C)
280 cm (110.2 in) (522 S)
307 cm (120.9 in) (522 L)
Curb weight 1,300 kg (2,900 lb)-1,400 kg (3,100 lb)
Chronology
Predecessor Fiat 521
Successor Fiat 527

The Fiat 522 is a passenger car produced by Fiat between 1931 and 1933. The 522 was offered in three different body styles : 522C (SWB), 522L (LWB) and 522S (Sport).

The engine was a 2,516 cc in-line six-cylinder with a claimed output of 52 bhp (39 kW) or 65 bhp (48 kW) for the Sport version. The car also featured a four-speed all-synchromesh transmission, which set this Fiat ahead of its time.

The 522 was the first model to feature Fiat's subsequently familiar rectangular logo: the badge used here employed gold lettering on a red background.

Almost 6,000 examples of the 522 were produced. A Fiat 522 CSS was also offered: in this version, the car had a higher compression ratio and twin carburetors.

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