1968 Fiat 124

OT 1300/124 Coupé Abarth

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 23 October 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
The OT 1300/124 Coupe was created by Carlo Abarth and Mario Colucci by transplanting a then-current Fiat 124 engine into the body of a Fiat 850 coupe. In the process the engine capacity was raised from 1197cc to 1280cc. The new coupe aroused considerable interest at the 1966 Turin Motor Show when it was revealed to the public.
This particular coupe has been improved by the installation of a race prepared, dry sump, FIAT 124 TC engine with twin Weber carburettors and a 4 speed transmission. The fuel tank and radiator have been moved to the front of the car to improve cooling and weight distribution. 13” Campagnolo mag wheels enhance the stylish appearance of the little coupe while stopping is admirably performed by disc brakes. Fresh from a 2009 restoration by the ex-Abarth mechanic Lucenti and complete with French carte grise, this rare sports coupe is ready to b