Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Italian Stallion: 1969 Fiat 850 Sport Coupe

The cost of entry into the "cool" car club is getting ridiculous these days, and I'm not just talking about Ferraris, Porsches, Supras, but even simple 1st gen Mustangs in great shape are pricy, BUT, you can still find interesting cars in good shape that just aren't that "desirable" for whatever reason. You've just got to be creative.  Find this 1969 Fiat 850 Sport Coupe offered for $14,500 near Phoenix, AZ via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.



From the seller:
1969 1969 fiat 
condition: excellent 
cylinders: 4 cylinders 
drive: rwd 
fuel: gas 
paint color: blue 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
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1969 fiat 850 sport coupe. freshly refurbished. factory fiat abarth Roosevelt tulip alloy wheels. must see to appreciate. solid original floors. gorgeous original bright blue/black. far too much too list. one owner California car. rare opportunity. financing available. unique automotive trades considered. worldwide transportation assistance. one of the nicest around. text or email preferred. located in so. cal. but can be in phoenix very quickly. if you see this ad........the car is still available.




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7 comments:

  1. Very nice example, not sure about the price. Like DT says, things are getting stupid in the collector car market. Anyway, I always preferred coupes over convertibles, so it is great to see an 850 Coupe rather than a Spider. As I remember, these were lots of fun to throw around, and the engines loved to rev. None survived the Rust Monster up here.

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  2. Not quite as cool as an Alfa GTV, but with this color and condition I'd take this over the rusted out Alfas that are out there in this same range.

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  3. So many cars, so little timeJanuary 23, 2019 at 9:08 AM

    While the occasional Spider shows up for sale on sites like BaT, it’s been a long time since I’ve seen an 850 Coupe. Styling has held up much better than the actual cars have, but this one appears to be the exception. With more cash, more space, a different spouse, etc. this would be quite tempting.

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  4. Cool car, I've always liked the fiat 850 series. But that price, $14'500 isn't affordable. DT's cost-o-meter must be broken.

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    1. Affordable is relative. 14.5k is out of my range today, but there are a good number of us who could get this after a 2-3 of years of saving. Though I do prefer the 2-6k sweet spot on CL when dreaming of new toys myself, nice to see what the possibilities are with a bit more patience.

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    2. Perusing those 2-6k gems is the fastest pathway I can imaging that I would like to take, should I even feel the need to become destitute. Line ‘em up!

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  5. Italian Stallion - insert crying emoji here -

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