By on June 21, 2013

15 - 1986 Bertone X1_9 Down On The Junkyard - Picture courtesy of Murilee MartinNow here’s a car that represents a weird little corner of automotive history— one of Malcolm Bricklin’s many moneymaking schemes. A few years before Bricklin started importing Yugos, but after he started importing Subaru 360s, he took a shot at bringing Fiats into the United States after Fiat fled the market in 1982. (Read More…)

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