About the car
This car was built by Italian car manufacturer, Fiat as part of the 131 series marketed from 1974 to 1984. This car is a 2-door saloon assembled in Turin, Italy and debuted at the 1974 Turin Motor Show.
The Abarth 131 used a front engine, rear-wheel drive layout, where the engine is longitudinal front-mounted. The engine size ranges from a 1.3 litre straight-four petrol engine to a 2.5 litre straight-four diesel engine.
These cars were built in cooperation with Fiat, Abarth and Bertone. Bertone would complete bodywork modifications, send them back to Fiat for the Abarth mechanicals to be applied. There are multiple liveries and colours the 131 Abarth comes in, this model specifically comes in yellow.
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 Corporation is a Japanese-based modelling manufacturer, founded in 1963, by Hisashi Suzuki. It’s one of the oldest model car producers in Japan and makes a wide variety radio-controlled and highly detailed die-cast models selling both domestically and internationally. Kyosho have a sharp focus on quality with their cars known to be both refined and robust.