For Sale: 1978 Fiat Spyder



1237 Central Park Drive, OFallon , IL View Map


Now for sale in the Houston showroom is this 1978 Fiat 124 Sport Spider. The Fiat 124 Sport Spider is a monocoque, front-engine, rear drive 2+2 convertible sports car manufactured by Fiat Automobiles for model years 1966-1980. Designed and manufactured by Italian carrozzeria Pininfarina, the 124 Spider debuted at the November 1966 Turin Auto Show. Fiat later marketed the car as the 2000 Spider (1979-1982), and Pininfarina marketed the car at the end of its production as the Pininfarina Spider Azzura (1983-1985). This one is in terrific condition and shows very well. This Fiat has been refinished in cherry red paint that shines in the sunshine, it was repainted approx.. 10 years ago but it still looks great! The exterior trim, badges, & emblems are in great shape as well. The car sits on brand new 15-inch Vick autosport wheels wrapped in 205w Nitto tires. Looking at the interior you will newly reupholstered vinyl seats, door panels, & carpet! The original dash is in superb condition and is free from any major cracks or color fading & with that new interior & the original steering wheel, you have yourself a comfortable & great looking ride. The undercarriage of this car is as clean as the top of the car showing the car is rust free. Powering this Fiat is a 1756 cc 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that puts out 116HP @6000 rpm. The bottom end of the engine was rebuilt approx.. 10 years ago, the top end of the engine was rebuilt approx. 1 year ago. It runs strong and shows plenty of life left in her. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox that shifts smoothly and makes the car very fun to drive when banging through the gears! The current owner has also completed several recent service items on the car such as: a recent engine tune-up with new spark plugs & wires, new fuel pump, new front frame cross member, new motor mounts, new radiator with all new connecting hoses & new 14-inch electric fan, a complete new brake job with new rotors-calipers-pads, new steel braided brake lines, new shocks & struts on all 4 corners, the convertible soft top is brand new as well, & of course the new interior. This is a great little fun car to zip around town with and with all of the new service items you should have years of stress free enjoyment! These are highly sought-after cars with plenty of appreciation upside in the classic car market in the years to come. For more information on this 1978 Fiat Spyder call the Houston Showroom at 832-243-6220 or email


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1237 Central Park Drive
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