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Fiat 509

Fiat 509 Spider 1925.jpg Fiat 509 Spider 1925
Fiat 509
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1924-1929
Layout FR layout
Body style 2/4-door sedan
2/4-door cabriolet
2-door spyder
Engine straight-4 990 cc
Transmission 3-speed manual
Weight 650 kg - 800 kg
Wheelbase 255 cm
Predecessor Fiat 501
Successor Fiat 508
Designer
Video 1925 Fiat 509 22px-Flag of Portugal.png
Fiat 509 at the European Motor Show Brussels 2006; this particular car is painted to resemble Gaston Lagaffe's car


The Fiat 509 was a model of car produced by Italian automotive manufacturer Fiat between 1925 and 1929 as a replacement for the 501. Approximately 90,000 of the model were sold. In 1926 the car was upgraded to the 509A. For 1928, the 509 was offered with standard insurance, also.

In addition to as the standard car, there were 509S and 509SM sports models, as well as and taxi and commercial versions.


Engines

  • The Fiat 509 was fitted with a 990 cc OHC 4 cylinder engine, 3-speed gearbox and with a no-nonsense technical layout.


Model Years Engine Displacement Power Fuel system
509 1924-29 straight-4 SOHC 990 cc 22 hp single carburetor
509 S 1925-29 straight-4 SOHC 990 cc 27 hp single carburetor
509 SM 1925-29 straight-4 SOHC 990 cc 30 hp single carburetor


Trivia

  • Approximately 90,000 cars were sold in the late 1920s.
  • Comic strip character Gaston Lagaffe drove a Fiat 509.


Fiat Car Model Description and Photos

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1949 De Luca Fiat-Lancia Sport Barchetta

A very unique car, custom built in 1949 for racing purposes by the driver DeLuca, named "Lupo delle Calabrie" ("The Wolf of Calabrese" this why the wolf mascot on the car). Entered several race as "Circuito di Posillipo" and "Grio Delle Calabrie". The race car was based on a pre-war Fiat 509 chassis , it was equipped with an original front spring leaf suspension and fitted with Lancia Ardea engine and gearbox


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Fiat car timeline, European market, 1899s-1949s Next ->
Type 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
City car 3,5 HP 500 A / 500 B (Topolino) ...
Small family car 6 HP
8 HP
10 HP
509 / 509 S 508 (Ballila) Ballila 1100 A / B ...
Family car 1 1A / Zero 70 501 / 501 S / 502 / 503 514 / 515 1500
Large family car Brevetti 2 2B 505 507 518
12 HP / 16-20 HP / 16-24 HP 15-25 HP Brevetti 520 / 521 522 / 524 527 2800
Executive car 20-30 HP 3 3A / 3Ter 510 512 525 / 525 S
24-32 HP / 60 HP 28-40 HP / 30-45 HP / 50 HP 4 / 5 / 6 520 "Superfiat" 519 / 519 S
Race car
130 HP Corsa
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