Fiat Abarth OT 1300 

  • built in Italy
  • 1965-1966
  • 147 HP 1.3L
  • 152 mph
In 1967, the design was updated starting with the chassis which was widened.
Overall both the series I and series II OT 1300s were very successful.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Fiat Abarth OT 1300

Top speed

OT 1300
152 mph
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Fiat Abarth OT 1300

Number built

OT 1300
50 cars
300 cars


OT 1300
147 HP
987 HP

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Fiat Abarth OT 1300
This small car won many important victories for Abarth including the 1966 and 1967 Division 1 World Championships.
It replaced the Abarth Simca 1300 but raced in the prototype class until homologated in May of 1966.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Fiat Abarth
Type of car Race car
Year 1965-1966
Number built 50 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 147 HP @ 8,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,289 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 2.19 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,444 lb
Width 63.8 in
Height 40.9 in
Length 150.8 in
Front track width 51 in
Wheelbase 79.3 in

road tests

Top speed 152 mph


Chief designer Mario Colucci


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 5.4:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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