How to decode a Fiat VIN
  1. First position: country of origin.
  2. Positions 2-3: manufacturer information.
  3. Positions 4-8: vehicle-specific information.
  4. Position 9: the VIN check digit.
  5. Position 10: model year.
  6. Position 11: assembly plant.
  7. Positions 12-17: vehicle serial number.

The date it was “final Inspection” at the Turin factory will be on the ACS or Certificate of Conformity ,  The German looking document   “Certificate of Homologation”  has the date it left ( came out of the production shed / final inspection )the Dethleffs factory