Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: No Reserve
Registration Number: EU Registered
Chassis Number: 297505
The A112 is a supermini produced by the Italian automaker Autobianchi. It was developed using the mechanicals which subsequently underpinned the Fiat 127. Introduced in 1969 as a replacement for the Bianchina and Primula, and built until 1986, the A112 made way for the more modern Autobianchi Y10, which was branded in most export markets as the Lancia Y10. Over 1.2 million A112s were produced in Autobianchi's Milan factory.
The A112 was available only with a 3-door body and the 903cc engine from the Fiat 850, capable of attaining 42bhp. The Autobianchi represented the first appearance of this engine in a front-engine, front-wheel drive configuration, one which would later become familiar to a wider range of drivers in the top selling Fiat 127 and its derivatives.
With just three