1973 Autobianchi A112 Abarth

Highlights

  • Only 674 km since restoration
  • Registered with the Italian Historical Register
  • Original BN number plates
  • Original Abarth engine
  • Restored seats with original leather

The Attractions

It is safe to say that the Italians are particularly adept at creating small cars with great personality, and the lightweight A112 equipped with an Abarth engine is a splendid example of this tradition. Small but capable of astonishing performance, this tiny and highly original sports car could put both noble sports cars and traffic police to shame, and its agility and excellent road-holding made it extraordinarily effective on winding roads.
Unfortunately, their thrilling performance and excellent track results meant that they often had difficult lives: being among the cars favoured by enthusiasts of brilliant driving in the 1970s and 1980s, many examples suffered accidents or were heavily modified.
This 1973 example is therefore decidedly rare, still equipped with its original Abarth engine and restored with great care in recent years. Having travelled only 674 km since its restoration, this A112 Abarth offers the driving experience of an almost new car and will certainly attract the attention of all enthusiasts, who will appreciate the attention paid to every detail.

History and Documentation

  • Registered in June 1973
  • Restored between 2021 and 2022
  • Registered in the Italian Historic Register
  • Original BN number plates
  • Chassis number A112 A1 231408
  • Documents in order, suitable for export
  • Overhaul recently expired
  • Odometer was reset to zero during restoration - the 00.674 km indicated are those travelled after restoration

Condition

  • The bodywork is in excellent condition with no visible traces of corrosion
  • Paintwork is in good shape with few signs of wear
  • Some slight surface defects visible on the bumpers
  • Alloy wheels in good condition
  • Underbody is clean and well maintained with no traces of corrosion
  • Inside, the car is in equally good condition
  • Seats reupholstered using original leather
  • Clear and readable instrumentation
  • Some tears under the dashboard
  • Carpet and headlining present well

Mechanics

  • Four-cylinder engine of 982 cm³
  • Original Abarth engine
  • Manual gearbox
  • The engine compartment is in excellent condition
  • The seller has told us that the mechanics of this car are in excellent shape
  • No faults or problems of any kind have been reported to us

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Auction Details
  • Year 1973
  • Make Autobianchi
  • Model A112
  • Colour Orange
  • Mileage 675 Kilometres
  • Engine size 998
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Rome
  • Country Italy
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
2 Bids
  • colin@s•••• €1,500 14/07/24
  • Timdanm•••• €1,000 14/07/24

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