SEAT 124 Sport

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This article is about the SEAT 124 coupé. For the SEAT 124 sedan & station wagon models, see SEAT 124.
SEAT 124 Sport
Seat 124 SC 1600 (1971) 20120818 090.jpg
Manufacturer SEAT
Production 1970-1975
Assembly Spain
Body and chassis
Related Fiat 124 Coupé
Wheelbase 242 cm (95.3 in)
Length 412.3 cm (162.3 in)
Width 167 cm (65.7 in)
Height 134 cm (52.8 in)

The SEAT 124 Sport is a 2-door Coupé car built by the Spanish manufacturer SEAT between 1970 and 1975,[1] having sold 23,611 units when its production ceased.

The car was presented for the first time at the 1970 Barcelona Motor Show and it was built in Spain under license from Fiat as it had been identical to the Fiat 124 Coupé. It was launched in order to meet the risen local market demand for sport cars next to offerings coming not only from other car makers - like the Mini 1275 GT from Authi, the Alpine A 110 and the R-TS from Renault and the Rallye GT from Simca - but also SEAT itself with the SEAT 850 Sport Coupé and Spider models.

Its motorization consisted of double camshaft (biárbol) engines, with a displacement of either 1,608 cc (1600, FC-00) or 1,756 cc (1800, FC-02). Both engine variants were associated to a 5-speed gearbox, a transmission introduced for the first time in a model of the Spanish market. The first series produced from 1970 to 1973 was equivalent to the BC series of Fiat's version, and used 1608 cc engines provided by Fiat itself. The second series from 1973 onwards was a direct copy of the CC model, with both the 1592 and 1756 cc engines.