The 1914 Fiat is one of two Typo 55s known to exist which feature the large four-cylinder engine. The Fiat is an American-made car of Italian design. It was made in Poughkeepsie, New York. The Fiat is a seven-passenger touring car with wooden artillery wheels and brass galore. This 1914 Fiat represents the last gasp, the end of the era for huge four-cylinder cars. It was a very expensive, custom automobile. Italian industrialist and principal shareholder of Fiat, Gianni Agnelli, who was the grandson of Fiat founder Giovanni Agnelli, was the most important figure in Italian economy, the symbol of capitalism and regarded as the "King of Italy." His life was a fascinating whirlwind of fashion, industry, glamour and drama. Known as "L'Avvocato" or "The Lawyer," Agnelli raised Fiat to become the most important company in Italy.