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The Stellantis Heritage Hub will sport an exhibition space that celebrates the three great automotive brand from Turin, namely, Fiat, Lancia and Abarth.

05 Oct 2022 | International News : Italy

The Stellantis Heritage Hub which has opened to the public. The site covers a space of about 15,000sqm, and boasts a historical collection of automotive brands from Turin: Abarth, Fiat and Lancia. The collection will consist of over 300 cars from the three brands.

To highlight the link between the city and the motor vehicle industry, the former Officina 81 at Mirafiori was selected as its site. Open since 1968, it was an active centre of production for over 30 years, focusing on mechanical components. The space has undergone a restoration to retain its industrial spirit.

The Stellantis Heritage Hub takes over the former Officina 81, an active centre of production for mechanical components over 30 years
The middle of the exhibition space features 64 classic cars, spilt into eight themed areas, namely: Records and Races, Concepts and Customisations, Archistars, Eco and Sustainable, Small and Safe, Style Marks, Epic Journeys and finally, The Rally Era.

The remainder of the collection is displayed within the two long sides of the building, divided by brand, and set out in chronological order. Besides Fiat, Abarth and Lancia cars, selected models from the Alfa Romeo, Autobianchi and the Jeep brands are also on display.

Another highlight of the Stellantis Heritage Hub is the 'engines area'. This space hosts two long benches featuring a selection of over 30 of the most important engines, designed and manufactured by the Group's Italian brands.

The Rally Era exhibition space is a must see for fans of the Group B era of rallying
Milestones in the history of Italian engines such as the four-cylinder from the '100 series' - which debuted in 1955 in the Fiat 600 and was then used, in its various evolutions, for around 50 years - contrast with pilot projects for electric motors, turbines and even steam engines.

As well as being open for guided tours - available in Italian, English, and in the other major European languages on request - the space can also host cultural and corporate events for bodies and companies external to the Stellantis Group.

The Stellantis Heritage Hub will also spearhead a wide range of activities offered by the Heritage department. These include a full platform of services and products such as certification, maintenance, restoration, as well as sales and the reconditioning of prestigious spare parts.

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