Why The Incredibly Popular Fiat 126P Was Banned In The USA

Sep 26, 2022 229

The Fiat 126 is an adorable car. It looks like a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe with a license plate and turn signals. Fiat made nearly 5 million 126s over its 28-year production life from 1972 to 2000. It was made in factories in both Italy and Poland.

All over Europe in the latter quarter of the 20th century, the 126 was seen as a cheap family car for hauling kids and groceries around town. It was powered by a microscopic rear-mounted two-cylinder engine that produced horsepower figures somewhere between that of a lawn tractor and a motorcycle.

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