Car Fiat 1100 from 1937 to 1969, produced digging Fiat. First car Fiat 1100 was presented in 1937 as an updated version of the Fiat 508 Â«BalillaÂ». Externally, it was similar to the Fiat 500 Â«TopolinoÂ» the size was bigger than the Fiat 1500. The car had the typical radiator grille in the shape of a heart for the late 30's. Equipped with four-cylinder engine, this amounted to 1089 cc and four-speed transmission. The rear wheels are driven. For the time cars were quite comfortable and easy to manage. He was also called Â«the only car at the same time convenient for the passengers and the driverÂ». Somewhat later, the car was slightly modified in appearance and has a new grille.
In the 1939 model to replace the Â«508 SÂ» model comes Fiat 1100. An external difference of these models was in a forehand that at Â«11002 as though Â«dissectedÂ» air. By a year later modification appears Â«1100Â», that had the same basket, but more powerful engine and managed spring pendant of back wheels. A model remained in a production up to 1948.
In the second world war-time a company passed mainly to producing of military products. This is the case of the postwar period (after 1945). It was necessary to conduct the large volume of repair works on plants; it was required to find new clients. Leader of business concern FIAT senator Giovanni Agnelli died in 1945 and his place was taken the by Vittorio Valletta, leading renewal of the plants of company, in earnest destroyed by bombardments in the years of war.
December 16, 1945, his son Edoardo on July, 14, 1935 perished in an aviation catastrophe, and a nephew Gianni was yet too young. But Giovanni Agnelli accepted a correct decision, doing the successor Vittorio Valett. At support of Gaudenzio of Bona, Gayalya de la Chesnais was succeeded, after the second world war, to create the new look of FIAT. Basis of success was stopped up before. A new plant was built in Mirafiori. In spite of relatively not high corps, his floor spaces were more than at enormous Â«LingottoÂ» with his five-floor building.
A plant in Mirafiori was designed as early as 30th. In 50th and 60th he broadened repeatedly.
In a few km from Mirafiori FIAT was built a complex Â«RivaltaÂ». But decentralization of production did not make off thereon. Soon he was open new large plant on the south of Central Italy. Producible at this time models were the modernized pre-war machines obviously, for example Â«500 C and BÂ», Â«1000 Ã‚ and Ã…Â» and Â«1500 and Ã…Â».