The Fiat 133 was a model of car developed in Spain by the Spanish brand SEAT, with which Fiat had signed an agreement of collaboration in the 60s. The 133 was a meant to replace the old 600 and 850 models, and to provide a means for SEAT to open new markets and make up for the loss of sales in Spain that would come with the disappearance of the restrictions in car imports during the 70s. The 133's only design premise was that it had to be a cheap car both to develop and build. Thus, the final product inherited most of its components from the Fiat 850. As the 850, it was a rear-wheel drive, rear-engined car, a concept that was quickly becoming obsolete in popular cars with the introduction of cars like the Renault 5 and the Fiat 127.
The car began production in 1974, and was introduced in April in the Barcelona Autoshow. Even though it wasn't meant to be a successful model, around 127000 units were exported, mostly under the Fiat name, and from 1977 to 1980, the Fiat Argentine subsidiary built them under the Fiat name.
Fiat Car Model Description and Photos
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|Small family car||1100||128||Ritmo||Tipo|
|Large family car||1500||125||132||Argenta||Croma I|
|Coupé / Roadster||Dino / 124 Sport Spider||124 Sport Spider|
|Sports car||850 Spider||X1/9|
|Panel van||Fiorino I||Fiorino II|
|Compact MPV||600 Multipla|
|Van||600 T||850 T||900 T|
|1100 BLR / ELR / I / T||238|
|Off-road||Campagnola (1101)||Campagnola (1107)|
|*Rebadged Iveco model|