The Fiat 127 was produced by the Italian company Fiat from 1971 to 1983. This model replaces the increasingly obsolete, at that time, the car Fiat 850, which ceased production in 1973. Fiat 127 - is a compact car that was presented in two body styles: two-door sedan and three-door hatchback.
The Fiat 127 was equipped with a 4-cylinder engine in volume of 0.903 liters, which was located in front of the cross. The model also had a front-wheel drive. This combination was first used by the Italian company in the Fiat 128. The special features of the Fiat 127 may include a unique rear suspension with transverse leaf springs. 127th model has also been noted for its spaciousness, as 80% of the space vehicle was available for passengers and baggage. As a result, in 1972, the car was awarded the title \"European Car of the Year\" and became one of the best selling cars in Europe for several years.
In 1977 he published a second series (Series II) the Fiat 127. The car has received some exterior changes front and rear parts of the body, as well as increased rear window. For an updated Fiat 127 has proposed a new engine of 1.5 liters and output of 49 hp and 69 hp.
Also in this series has been made available, and 5-door version of the car.
Recent updates have affected the Fiat 127 in 1982, and that marked the emergence of the third series (Series III) of this model. Changes once again raised the front and rear of the car, refresh the look of the car. In the design of the rear of the designers based on published by the time model of Fiat Ritmo. Also for the car was given a new version of the 4-cylinder engine of 1.3 liter capacity equal to 74 hp. Interior Fiat 127 has also been redesigned. The third series was put into production in Italy in January 1982, and soon reached and the rest of Europe.
It should be noted that this model was produced under license from Fiat and the Spanish company SEAT, which was named the SEAT 127. She had a 4-door body and a unique 4-cylinder engine.