About the car
This car was built by Italian car manufacturer, Fiat as part of the 131 series marketed from 1974 to 1984. In 1976, 400 examples of the Fiat 131 Abarth Rally were built for approval and certification in order to race in a given league or series (homologation). The main assembly centre for this car was at the Comprensorio di Mirafiori in Turin which is the headquarters and industrial district of Fiat.
The 2-door saloon Abarth Rally comes with a 16 valve straight-four 2.0 litre engine which is capable of producing up to 240bhp. This car was a very successful Group 4 rally car, winning the 22nd edition of the Rallye Sanremo and the ninth round of the World Rally Championship in 1980 with German drivers, Walter Röhrl and Christian Geistdörfer.
About the Brand
Fiat is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in Turin, Italy, in 1899, by Giovanni Agnelli. The Fiat-branded cars are produced in multiple locations worldwide, with their main market in Europe, especially Italy. Fiat Automobiles have received nine European Car of the Year awards, which is the most of any other car manufacturer.
About the Manufacturer
Kyosho is a Japanese and, international selling brand specialising in the manufacturing of model cars, planes, helicopters, and boats. Kyosho was founded in 1963 by Hisashi Suzuki. They created its first trademark radio-controlled car in 1970 with the production of die-cast models beginning in 1992. They have built a positively reputable brand with products consumer know are likely to exceed expectation.