The Fiat Barchetta was a roadster produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat from 1995 to 2005 (though production was paused between May 2002 and 2004). The Barchetta was developed between 1990 and 1994 under the project name Tipo B Spider 176. It was designed by Andreas Zapatinas, Peter Barrett Davis and other car designers at the Fiat Centro Stile, and prototyping was carried out by Stola. Production began in February 1995. The Barchetta was based on the chassis of the Mark 1 Fiat Punto. Its 131 PS / 96 kW engine is the 1.8-liter gasoline engine, with twin-cam and variable camshaft timing, which is notorious for its diesel-like clattering noise when failing. The Barchetta weighs 1060 kg (2337 lbs) without air conditioning and could accelerate to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds.

  • 1995 - 2005 Fiat Barchetta
  • Year:
    1995- 2005
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • 0-60 time:
    8.7 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    124.3 mph
  • car segment:
1995 - 2005 Fiat Barchetta
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1995 - 2005 Fiat Barchetta
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The Barchetta was revised in 2003 for its relaunch the following year, with a myriad of small alterations inside and out. Production of the car finally stopped in June 2005.

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  (442) posted on 03.9.2010

quite good looking, but it doesn’t have a chance to compete with mazda mx5 (miata).

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