«Polski fiat 125p» the car which has been made between 1967 and 1991 represents. For the first time the new car has been presented to general public per 1967 in National Republic Polshcha (1968-1990) and Republic Poland (1990-1991). The car the state company «FabrykaSamochodowOsobowych» under the license agreement with company «Fiat» let out. It was the simplified version of the car «Fiat 125» with the power unit and mechanics from model «Fiat 1300/1500». To distinguish models company «Fiat» has revived mark of the car «Polski fiat 125p». After the termination of the license agreement, the car has been renamed – «FSO 125p».
There were two basic versions of the car which differed characteristics of power units: model «1300» and «1500». Thus on the first model the power unit, was established by volume of 1,3 liters and capacity of 60 horsepower’s. On the second model the engine in volume of 1,5 liters and was established by capacity of 75 horsepower’s. Thus model «1300» has been started in a batch production in 1968, and model «1500» in 1969. The company has stopped release of the car of mark «1300» in 1980.
It is necessary to note, that the car «Polski fiat 125p» significantly differed from the Italian models, mainly design of optical system. On the car 4 round headlights have been established. Thus designers have given sufficient attention to a security of passengers, the driver and to the car. Significantly the design of a fuel tank which has been located above back wheels, and a vertical tank «Fiat» has been changed settled down on a back part of the car on the right. The car is equipped by reliable brake system with 4 disk brakes. The car «Polski fiat 125p» was available to buyers in the modified version – «PF 125p Kombi».
Thus some cars have been executed with original Italian engines in volume of 1,6 liters and 1,8 liters which have been intended for participation in racing competitions.
Experts of the company in 1973 modified the car: the chrome plated bar of a radiator has been removed and replaced by a black bar of a radiator; horizontal back headlights significantly have increased, the interior is modernized. Designers have increased capacity of engines by 3,7 kw.