Fiat 124 Sport

Fiat 124 Sport Coupe

The Fiat 124 Sport Coupe was built over 3 series – the AC, BC and CC models.  The AC coupe was the first series launched in 1967 and was designed by Mario Boano.  The Fiat coupes were way ahead of the time in design features.  The AC came with a 1438 cc four cylinder, aluminum, twin overhead cam engine was designed by ex-Ferrari engineer Aurelio Lampredi.  The AC also had double wishbone front suspension, a 4-speed gearbox, 4 wheel disc brakes,  front and rear anti-roll bars and a torque tube rear axle. It featured a 120 mph speedo, a separate tachometer, three supplementary gauges, a faux wood steering wheel, a wood-grain dash and console top.

Released in 1970 the BC coupe was the 2nd generation 124 coupe and it had a larger 1608 cc engine. It is a “square” engine of equal bore and stroke which allowed it to be the more sweeter high revving of the 124s. You could also get twin carbs with this model from the factory . The BC also received an extra set of front headlights and an extra overdrive gear ratio with a 5 speed gearbox. The rear of the BC coupe shares the same 60’s inspired tail lights from the Lamborghini parts bin.

The last the coupe series, the 1973 CC had the biggest engine (1756 cc) and most power from the factory. Some say its a bit uglier than the BC with its rectangle front grill design. The CC got matching bonnet vents, vertical taillights with an “L” shaped boot lid and redesigned rear quarter panels

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  1. Ian Dowling · · Reply

    Does anyone want to buy my complete original set of side beading which goes along the lower sides (in 3 parts) of the CC model? (6x pieces)
    Perfect condition, I have stored these since I owned my last coupe many decades ago!

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