This next car is a Fiat 850 Sport Spider that would have had a 843cc inline-4 that would have pushed a dismal 49 horsepower into the rear mounted transaxle. Today’s example, however, has been given an injection of speed and power in the form of the legendary tweetle-tweetle-Beetle engine. That’s right, a 1600cc dual port motor with a single carb and (to quote the seller) “twice the displacement, 10x the simplicity, and 100x the reliability!” I’ve never considered a VW engine to be an upgrade…but I guess this is the exception that proves the rule in cases not excepted. Find this 1969 Fiat 850 Sport Spider offered for $7,500 in Torrance, CA via craigslist.
The beating that Volkswagen has been taking over this emissions cheating debacle has been epic, and not wanting to be one to miss a bandwagon, or a chance to beat a dead horse…I’m gonna throw in my two cents. First, however, I am going to make fun of the New England Patriots Cheatriots by introducing […]
Wow. What sort of living hell must the builder of this 2000 Volkswagen Beetle TDI-amino been through to dream up this thing. It really wouldn’t be that bad if the entire beast wasn’t covered in rust, slammed to the ground and shod in hideous oversize wheels. Raised up and turned into 4X4 style mini-bro truck […]