This photo-series is the work of Mick who kindly sent me the images. The name of the car is almost as long as the production run. From 1974 to…
…1983. Making this example one of the last made. The estate versions carried on for another year. It’s a series 3 Fiat 131 Supermirafiori with a 2.0 litre twin-cam engine, hence the T/C label tucked on the side at the rear. Ten years: that’s a long time in car design and the ten years from 1974 to 1983 were a tumultuous time in the wider world.
The oil crises and general economic malaise added to the miseries of Italy’s Years of Lead. Over its long life the 131 had to Continue reading “A Photoseries for Sunday: 1983 Fiat 131 Supermirafiori 2000 TC”