West Coast Classics are proud to present a beautiful example of this rare 1971 Fiat Spider 850 by Bertone Spider Convertible with the later models upgraded 903cc engine with a 4 speed manual transmission!
The Fiat 850 Coupe and Spyder were produced between the years 1965-74. The car sported a rear engine 850 which donated its floor-plan, drivetrain and all independent suspension to a neat little Fiat designed four seat fastback coupe or a Bertone bodied two seater roadster such as this particular example. Both models proved quite popular in the U.S, particularly the Spyder, which was seen as the Italian entry into the sports market to compete with the other European imports from the U.K. such as the British Triumphs and MG's. The engine size was increased in 1969 to 903cc. These cars are notable for being the last of Fiat's rear engine sports models.
This is a very original and rust free car and a very fine example of a 1971 Fiat 850 Spyder Roadster which has been repainted in a striking 'Red' color at some point in the past and which has only very minor imperfections or flaws in the paintwork and it's all stock and unrestored original Black color seats interior and soft top.The engine is extremely strong and responsive and the rare and the 4 speed manual transmission shifts smoothly through the gears and the engine temperature always remains cool.
We understand that the car has been mechanically restored as required over the last few years and since recently acquiring the car we have had the car inspected at our local European specialists who have given the car a clean bill of health. There are no signs of any accidents or rust.
This is a rare opportunity to own a very rare rust and accident free and internationally desirable 1971 Fiat 850 Spyder Convertible!