Wednesday, July 25, 2018

We are familiare: 1973 Fiat 124 Wagon

Welcome to Wagon Wednesday, can I take your order?  Small, Italian wagon with 5 doors?  Dual overhead cam engine designed by Aurelio Lampredi? Manual transmission?  Oxidized paint, almost brown in color?  Minimal rust and dents?  For not a lot of cash?  Find this 1973 Fiat 124 Wagon for sale in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA for $3,800 via craigslist.

Here's the word of the seller:

1973 Fiat 124 Special station wagon (Familiare). Excellent original condition for it's age. Some dings and the usual amount of rust for a '73, the tailgate has the most rust and a few small dents. The paint is faded and looks better in the pics than it really is. It is a very solid car. Good tires, brakes, clutch. Original interior, seats, carpet, dash in excellent shape other than the sagging headliner. One of very few 124 wagons still on the road in the US. 1438cc "Special" engine. 4 speed manual transmission. 20,790 miles on the odometer which I believe to be 120,790 based on the condition of the original interior and the overall condition of the car. The car was well taken care of throughout it's life. Similar to the Fiat licensed Soviet built Lada 2102 wagon. Asking $3,800.

Seems like a pretty good deal to me for something you almost never see anymore.

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Gianni is Daily Turismo's Pacific Northwest Correspondent back from an extended leave of absence for Sasquatch hunting.


  1. Seems like a whole lada fun for the price.

  2. That looks like a pushrod OHV engine. Twin cam could certainly be swapped in.


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