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FIAT 1300/1500

Saloon, station wagon.

Styling is angular-period Pininfarina, with four synchronized ratios on the column. Front disc brakes are standard, and the handbrake is on the rear wheels: the last long-chassis 1500s (1500L, with bigger 1800-style body) have discs at the back, too. Semi-elliptic rear springs improve the handling. The 1500 has a delightfully smooth engine and will see 90mph. Against: looks, rust.

Technical Specifications

1295cc/1481cc (S4 OHV) 
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1961 to 1968  
Number produced:
approx 600,000, all types