Chrysler Group LLC today announced its plans to engineer and produce a pure electric vehicle using the Fiat 500 platform. Shown earlier this year at the 2010 North American International Auto Show, the Fiat 500EV demonstrates the immediate benefits of the alliance between Chrysler Group and the Fiat Group as well as the speed at which the two companies can work together on advanced vehicle programs.Read more Fiat 500C Topless on the Beaches (Australia)
Europe’s hottest model, seen topless at all the top beach resorts in Europe last northern summer, has been spotted at Australian beaches for the first time, with deliveries of the new Fiat 500C, the soft top version of Fiat’s award-winning bambino, now on the road - and alongside the beach – in Australia.Read more 2009 Fiat 500C Pricing Announced
Fiat has just announced prices for the eagerly awaited convertible version of its iconic 500 city car, some 15 months after the widely acclaimed supermini’s UK launch. Starting at just £11,300 OTR, the new Fiat 500 C, which goes on sale here in the summer, represents notable value for lovers of soft-top motoring, and positions the new car comfortably below its benchmark rivals. Topping the top-down range, a highly specified Lounge version with a larger engine costs £14,100 – an OTR price...Read more 2009 Fiat 500 Barbie Edition
Barbie, the most famous fashion doll in the world, celebrated her 50th birthday on Monday (9 March) with a unique pink Fiat 500. The special, one-off show car was designed and built in a partnership between Fiat’s Style Center (Centro Stile) and toy maker Mattel, to mark five decades of the internationally-known icon. The bright pink Fiat 500 transported a real-life ‘Barbie’ model through the streets of fashionable Milan, driven by an equally life-like ‘Ken’. She arrived at Milan’s La...Read more 2009 Fiat 500C Announced
A worldwide preview of the new Fiat 500C will be taking place at the Geneva Motor Show in early March, before its launch throughout Europe in the spring. This original cabriolet pays homage to the open-top 1957 model, whilst offering leading-edge solutions for mechanical installations, powerplants and interior comfort. All this in authentic Fiat tradition, giving access to higher segment engineering and state-of-the-art technology. Featuring an innovative soft top – an unrestricted window to...Read more 2009 Fiat 500 Gets Start&Stop
A new option on the Fiat 500, which will give the popular city car even better fuel consumption and CO2 emissions figures, has just been introduced. Called Fiat 500 Start&Stop, the new technology is based on the most successful 500 version – the 1.2 Lounge – and benefits from the combined expertise of automotive parts specialist Bosch and Fiat Powertrain Technologies.Read more 2009 Fiat 500 Abarth DA 0 A 100 - (Italy)
To mark Karl Abarth's centenary, the brand has brought out a Limited Edition of the Abarth 500, known as the "DA 0 A 100"; a total of 101 will be manufactured. The Abarth 500 "DA 0 A 100" is a tribute to the founder's passion, and a clear reference to his life, starting from the specific silencer and variable counter-pressure exhaust system, harking back to one of the products that made the Abarth name famous all over the world. The hide colour leather upholstery with...Read more 2009 Fiat 500 Diesel Special Edition, More Details - (UK)
The ever-popular Fiat 500 lapped up the limelight once again at Diesel’s xXx worldwide 30th birthday celebrations, earlier this month. A special-edition Fiat 500 by DIESEL version of the in-demand supermini was displayed outside the London party, at matter nightclub in the O2 Arena in Docklands, where more than 3,000 lucky ticket holders partied late into the night. The limited edition 500 by DIESEL model – just 10,000 will be produced – was created by Fiat Style Centre designers and the...Read more New 2009 Fiat 500 PUR-O2 - (Global)
The Paris show hosts the world premiere of the new PUR-O2 line that will be available on the 500, Croma and Bravo from November. This select group of versions is at the cutting edge of the international automotive scenario due to their high-tech content, low fuel consumption and low CO2 emission levels. The result has been achieved by the introduction of special systems and devices such as the innovative Eco Drive, the new ‘Start&Stop’ device developed by Bosch and special Eco Packs that...Read more New 2009 Fiat 500 Abarth Essesse - (Global)
In line with the philosophy which has distinguished Abarth for half a century – to bring its racing experience to the market for road going cars and open up the world of motor sport – the 500 Abarth with the esseesse kit is another important piece of the jigsaw in the already ambitious project of Fiat Group Automobiles.Read more 2009 Fiat 500 Diesel Special Edition - (Europe)
The Fiat 500 continues to make itself heard confirming genuine icon Made in Italy. This time he does so with the new “500 by DIESEL”, an original fruit of collaboration between Fiat Brand and known brands of clothing Renzo Rosso. Produced in limited edition (10,000 copies in two years) and marketed from September 22, the car combines seemingly distant worlds: fashion el’automobilismo fact share important concepts such as talent, creativity, innovation and sympathy, in short, the ingredients of...Read more Exclusive 500s Set for Ferrari Network - (UK)
Sixty special editions of Fiat’s 500 supermini are being delivered to Ferrari UK’s dealer network for use as customer courtesy cars.Read more Fiat 500 Abarth Gets Even More Power - (Global)
Fiat has celebrated the European launch of the Fiat 500 Abarth by launching a limited edition with even more power than the standard car, boosting power from an already pretty tidy 99 kW for the standard Fiat 500 Abarth to 118 kW, slashing the 0-100 time to just 7.4 seconds for Fiat’s ultimate pocket rocket.Read more 147 kW FIAT 500 Breaks Cover - (Global)
Abarth, Fiat’s performance car division, has released the first details of the 147 kW Fiat 500 that it will campaign on race tracks across Europe in 2009. The latest version of Fiat’s award-winning, hot selling small car, designed by the Fiat Group Automobiles Style Centre and produced by a team of Abarth Engineers and Designers will be the star of track races from next year and its creation confirms Abarth’s plans to return to race track the new 500. The Assetto Corse version of the petite...Read more Fiat Adds Luxury to Market Leading Economy!
Just months after its Australian launch, Fiat is adding a new variant to the award-winning 500 range with arrival of the Fiat 500 1.3 JTD Lounge, matching market-leading fuel economy of just 4.2 litres per 100 km with the top trim and equipment package to produce a unique combination of luxury, economy and chic style. “The launch of this car in Australia is a clear sign of marked change in the market’s attitude to diesel,” says Edward Butler, General Manager for Fiat cars in Australia. “Diesel...Read more Fiat 500 Abarth Breaks Free in Geneva
The Fiat 500 Abarth, the hot version of Fiat’s new small car that is breaking sales records in all its markets, has made its debut at the Geneva International Motor Show (4 March 2008) with Fiat forgoing the usual show girls to pull the covers of its new 99 kW hot baby, replacing them with two owners of the original 500 Abarth who have gone onto rather bigger things in the industry – Fiat Group CEO, Sergio Marchionne, and Ferrari President, Luca di Montezemolo. Faithful to the saying coined for...Read more Small But Wicked: The New Fiat 500 Abarth Arrives!
Fiat has released the first official picture of the Fiat 500 Abarth, the hot version of the cutest car to be launched in Australia in 2008, which will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March with an Australian launch slated for early 2009. The new car was developed by the Fiat Group Automobiles Style Centre in the spirit of the legendary Fiat 500 Abarth of the 1960s, and will be powered by a Fire 1.4 16v petrol Turbo engine, which delivers a maximum of 99 kW at 5,500 rpm and peak...Read more Fiat Provides Smallest, Cutest Star Car at Melbourne.
There will be cars at the Melbourne International Motor Show claiming to be faster, some bigger, some more important, but none will be as cute, as small or wearing the 2008 European Car of the Year badge like the Fiat 500 which, after months of fevered anticipation, will make its Australian debut on 29 February 2008. “Preparing for the arrival of the Fiat 500 in Australia is like being at the centre of whirlwind,” says David Stone, General Manager for Fiat Cars in Australia. “We have been under...Read more Order Now if you want the Cutest Car in 2008!
In an unprecedented move, Fiat Australia has released the full pricing and specifications of the new Fiat 500, nearly three months ahead of the first cars arriving in Australia; such is the demand amongst Australia car owners to get their hands on the first 500s and to enable owners to personalize their new cars. “From the moment Fiat announced that the new 500 was going into production, Australians have wanted to put their names down to own the first cars,” says David Stone, General Manager...Read more One in the eye for th Fiat 500!
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