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1902.
January 1904.
1904. Tonneau, Four-cylinder, 24/32 h.p. Photo at the 2009 LBVCR.
1904. Tonneau, Four-cylinder, 24/32 h.p. Photo at the 2010 LBVCR.
1904. Tonneau, Four-cylinder, 24/32 h.p. Photo at the 2010 LBVCR.
1904. Tonneau, Four-cylinder, 24/32 h.p. Photo at the 2010 LBVCR.
1904. Fiat. Tonneau. Four-cylinders 24/32 hp. Photo at the 2011 LBVCR. Reg No: AR 07 90.
1904. Fiat. Tonneau. Four-cylinders 24/32 hp. Photo at the 2011 LBVCR. Reg No: AR 07 90.
1904. Fiat. Tonneau. Four-cylinders 24/32 hp. Photo at the 2011 LBVCR. Reg No: AR 07 90.
1904. Fiat. Tonneau. Four-cylinders 24/32 hp. Photo at the 2012 LBVCR. Reg No: AR 07 90.
1904. Fiat. Tonneau. Four-cylinders 24/32 hp. Photo at the 2012 LBVCR. Reg No: AR 07 90.
May 1903.
February 1904. 16 and 24 h.p. cars.
February 1905.
March 1906.
May 1906.
1906 Q4.
1906. 20-40 h.p. car.
1906. 20-40 h.p. chassis.
November 1906.
February 1907.
March 1907.
April 1907.
April 1907.
November 1907. 15-20 h.p.
July 1908.
November 1908. 12-14 h.p. detail.
November 1908. 12-14 h.p. detail.
1909. 8-cylinder engine.
November 1909.
March 1912. 35/50 hp.
1914.
1917.
January 1920.
January 1920.
January 1920.
March 1922.
October 1922.
June 1923. 10-15 hp.
October 1923.
October 1923. Models, prices and specifications.
1927. Topolino. Exhibit at the Shuttleworth Collection.
November 1927. 12 hp.
November 1927. 15/20 hp.
December 1927. 12 hp.
June 1928.
October 1929. 9 h.p.
October 1933.
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October 1936.
November 1937.
January 1939.
1948. Fiat 500.
October 1957. Fiat 1100.
1958. 1200 Gran Luce.
October 1963. Fiat 1100.
1964. Fiat "850".
October 1973. Fiat 126.
October 1973. Polski Fiat 125P.
October 1976. Fiat X19.
October 1976. Fiat parts storage at Warrington.
July 1986. Fiat Panda Fire.

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UK Agents for FIAT of Turin

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1903 Incorporated as a limited company in November by D'Arcy Baker

1905 Produced 12-16, 16-24, 24-40 and 50-60 h.p. models. [1]

1906 The company, Fiat Motors was voluntarily wound up for reconstruction[2]. A new company was registered on 9 October, to acquire the undertaking of a company of the same name. [3]

1908-12 FIAT Motor Car Co Ltd; annual reports in Coventry Archives[4]

Early chassis of Fiats were bought by the pioneer bus operator Bristol Tramways.

They were not to standard and in 1910 Bristol won damages against the supplier for vehicles not meeting the company's specifications.

However, after this revelation the North Eastern Railway decided to buy 18 Fiats Ffrom 1907 to 1910.

1911-17 Fiat Motors Ltd; annual reports in Coventry Archives[5]

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Cars see the 1917 Red Book

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motors see the 1917 Red Book

1914 Sole concessionaires for FIAT cars in the UK, India and the British colonies. [6]

Fiats surplus to World War 1 were reconditioned in Britain, being brought back from continental battlefields.

1924 Fiat Motors of 43-44 Albemarle-street London and Wembley, Middlesex had for many years been sole concessionaire for the UK, Northern Ireland and latterly the Irish Free State for the sale of Fiat motor cars, manufactured by FIAT of Turin, of Italy. A new company, styled Fiat (England) was now registered to take over the concession hithero handled by Fiat Motors and the sale of other products of the Italian company. Mr D'Arcy Baker who was for the past twenty-one years been in charge of "Fiat" interests in the UK and Ireland, retained that position, and, in addition became chairman of the board of directors of the new company.[7]

The biggest buyer of Fiats buses were Scottish Motor Traction Co, who bought over 80 up to 1926.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell and Co in 1906.
  2. London Gazette 23 October 1906
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. National Archives
  5. National Archives
  6. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  7. The Engineer 1924/11/21