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Re: [Spridgets] FIAT

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Subject: Re: [Spridgets] FIAT
From: Kent McLean <kentmclean@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 08 May 2009 19:30:22 -0400
David Lieb wrote:
> Interesting article on the Fiat X1/9 in a recent issue of Hemmings
> Sports & Exotic Cars. I found it hard to believe how heavy the car is.

When the X1/9 was designed, there was rumor/fear that the Feds were going
to mandate outrageous standards for rollover safety, so FIAT overbuilt the
X1/9 and used a targa top.  The standards never happened.

Kent McLean
'56 100 BN2
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