Reader’s Ride of the Week: A Fiat X1/9 for the Next Generation

This flared 1985 Fiat X1/9 was restored and rebuilt by a high school student in a three-month timespan. The list of cosmetic and mechanical modifications includes a fully rebuilt race engine, KYB coil-overs, aggressive fender flares and much more. The result: a blend of classic style and more modern touches. And just to keep heaping on the trendy modifications, the builder says the car will soon be Honda-powered. Sound familiar? Back in 2007 we profiled a Fiat X1/9 with a supercharged Honda powerplant.

How would you outfit your ideal X1/9?

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Jerry
Jerry UltraDork
6/6/17 7:05 a.m.

Just checked my photos from Fiat on the Dragon this year, yup it's the same one. Pretty sweet in person as well.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
6/6/17 8:27 a.m.
Jerry wrote: Just checked my photos from Fiat on the Dragon this year, yup it's the same one. Pretty sweet in person as well.

That's cool to hear. Yeah, in photos it looks really good.

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