By on May 28, 2019

1979 Fiat 124 Sport Spider in California wrecking yard, RH front view - ©2019 Murilee Martin - The Truth About CarsBack in the early 1980s, when I began my junkyard-crawling career in the East Bay, I would find examples of the Fiat 124 Sport Spider on a depressingly regular basis. I still find them today, in about the same quantities; the only difference is that now they’re 40 years old instead of six years old.

Here’s the latest: a black ’79 without a speck of corrosion, spotted in my old East Oakland junkyard stomping grounds (though at a yard that didn’t exist in 1982). (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Lorenzo: Ford’s advertising slogan for years was, “If we take you there, we’ll bring you...
  • ToddAtlasF1: I had a company A6 that leased for $714/month some years ago with about $3,000 due at inception. If we...
  • speedlaw: Not a good idea. My Cadillac experience is what everyone usually slanders German cars with….Cadillac...
  • ToddAtlasF1: “One of the silliest comments I’ve ever read on here. You do know that technology evolves...
  • Arthur Dailey: Todd: your logic is fallacious. North American ‘oil’ is more expensive to extract than...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Timothy Cain, Canada
  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States