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Because the front engine and transmission of the 128 Saloon didn't allow for a smart bodied 128 Spider, Nuccio Bertone desided to go for a mid-engined concept, having some experience with the mid-engined Lamborghini Miura and Marzal.
For the Turin Autoshow of 1969, Bertone produced a 'show car' called Bertone Runabout Barchetta, to try the public's opinion.

In 1973 the X 1/9 was introduced as the 850 Spider replacement.
'X 1/9' is actually the project code given to this car, as was 'X 1/1' the project code of the 128 saloon, 'X 1/3' of the 130 saloon and initially 'X 1/8' and later 'X 1/20' for the successor of the X 1/9 (which turned out to be not a Fiat but the Lancia Montecarlo!).

The vehicle identification number of the X1/9 is "ZFA128"

In 1977 a right-hand-drive version appeared and in 1982 Bertone took over the whole production process and sold it under their own brandname until production ceased in 1987.


Site name


Zach's Fiat World Zach Collier
X1/9 Cote d'Azur ?
The Fiat X1/9 homepage ?
Steven's Fiat X1/9 Page ?
Zod's Italian Car Pages Todd
The Life & times of Sparky the wonder car Vince Gulley
Matthew's Bertone X1/9 Homepage ?
Matt's X1/9 Page ?
Ken's Fiat X1/9 Page ?
Doug's X1/9 Page ?
X 1/9 for sale Bruce Matthews
Sunaba's X1/9 Homepage (English/Japanese) Toshiyuki Sunaba
Welcome to X1/9's HomePage! (Japanese) Hiroyuki Oya
FIAT X1/9 Restoration Dairy (Japanese)
(also mailinglist)
Yasushi Nishi
Horry's Web Site (Japanese) Takeo Horiguchi
Fiat X1/9 ?
Fiat X1/9 ?
Goofing around with Autos David Willison
The X Files
Fiat Pix! ?

with internet presence


Contact information

X1/9 Owners Club ?
Singapore First Bertone X1/9 enthusiasts website ?

without internet presence
Fiat-Bertone X1/9 Club Nederland Keimate 5
6663 KB Lent
The Netherlands
Tel. 024-3227666

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