Fiat has unveiled a new Abarth version of the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, the 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth. Powered by the same 160-hp turbocharged 1.4L as the 500 Abarth, the 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth also gets a sport suspension, mechanical limited slip differential, Sport Mode selector and sport-tuned, chrome quad-tip exhaust.
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Fiat marked its return to the U.S. with the small 500 hatchback and since then Fiat has released several models under the 500 badge. Now Fiat is expanding further with a new 124 Spider roadster that is sure to bring some new attention to the brand.
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Fiat has revealed the updated 2016 Fiat 500, which it says has received no fewer than 1,800 detail changes, but you probably can't spot all of them.
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Fiat has already confirmed plans to introduce a new roadster that will be based on the new Mazda MX-5 Miata, which will be dubbed the Fiat 124 Spider. Now it's being reported that the Fiat 124 Spider will debut later this year.
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Summer is only a few months away and just in time for warmer weather, Fiat has revealed the new Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio. The Fiat 500 1957 Edition celebrates the original 1957 Cinquecento.
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It's being reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) wants to further expand its number of SUVs and will soon introduce larger versions of the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X.
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Fiat has announced that the Fiat version of the new Mazda MX-5 Miata will be called the 124 Spider. The Fiat 124 Spider will borrow its chassis from the 2016 MX-5 Miata, but its styling will be a bit more retro with influences from the Fiat 124s from the 1960s.
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Fiat has released the pricing for the 2016 Fiat 500X crossover, which starts at $20,900, after destination fees are added. The 500X will be offered in five trim levels: Pop, Easy, Trekking, Lounge and Trekking Plus.
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The 2015 Fiat 500X just had its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 500X small crossover shares its platform with the Jeep Renegade and joins a growing list of new compact crossovers.
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Chrysler has released a few teasers of its Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed to this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas.
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Fiat has officially unveiled its newest model, the 500X crossover at the Paris Motor Show today. The 500X is now the sixth member of the 500 family and will be sold in more than 100 countries worldwide, including the U.S.
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The Fiat 500X crossover is finally going to be unwrapped tomorrow at the Paris Motor Show, but two official photos have leaked a little early.
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Fiat has announced that the electric 2015 Fiat 500e is now available in Oregon. For the past two years the 500e has only been available in California, but now buyers in both states can get one for $199 a month for 36 months.
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Fiat has released a creepy new video that teases the upcoming Fiat 500X crossover, which is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. We've already seen a few photos of the 500X, but in this video we get to see some of its angles up closer and a quick look at its interior.
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We now have a few more leaked photos of the Fiat 500X crossover ahead of its debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. The photos were captured during a commercial shoot for the 500X in Italy.
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The first official photo of the small Fiat 500X crossover has leaked ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show next month.
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Fiat has temporarily stopped production of the Fiat 500L at its plant in Serbia, since sales have failed to meet expectations. Production of the Fiat 500L kicked off in July 2012 and since sales are a problem, production is expected to be halted for at least a few days.
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Today Fiat Chrysler Automobiles released the details of its five year business plan, which includes several changes for the Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati brands.
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Fiat has announced the updates to the 2015 Fiat 500, which will debut at the New York Auto Show later this month. On the outside, the 2015 Fiat 500 will look the same, but on the inside there are significant updates, which includes a new 7-inch display and a new center console.
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Fiat has announced that the 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition is going to begin arriving in showrooms in late spring. The special 500 1957 Edition will start at $20,400.
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It seems like everyday more news trickles out about the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Fiat/ Alfa Romeo version. First it was originally reported that the next MX-5 Miata would debut next year at the Chicago Auto Show, but now those plans have been shelved. Second the Alfa Romeo version may actually be badged a Fiat or Abarth.
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Patent photos of the upcoming 2015 Fiat 500X crossover have leaked online ahead of its debut later this year. The Fiat 500X crossover is expected to debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show and will borrow styling cues from the small 500, but will have four doors and a raised ground clearance.
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Fiat has unveiled the new 2014 Fiat 500 "1957 Edition," which celebrates the 57th anniversary of the original 1957 "Nuova" Cinquecento. Based on the 2014 Fiat 500 Lounge model, the 1957 Edition enhances its iconic silhouette with a vintage look, thanks to classic exterior colors, including Bianco, or for a bi-color look, Verde Chiaro or exclusive Celeste paired with a Bianco painted roof and mirror caps. It also gets exclusive 16-inch retro wheels with the historic Fiat emblem.
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Chrysler is going to unveil twenty customized vehicles at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, and Fiat vehicles will be customized with Mopar parts and accessories. Chrysler has revealed five of the vehicles that will debut at the show.
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Both the new 2014 Fiat 500L and Jeep Cherokee have been named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS. Top Safety Pick testing simulates a side impact, front moderate-overlap impact, roof-crush consistent with a rollover, and a rear collision capable of inducing whiplash. The 500L and Cherokee recorded the highest-possible rating of "good."
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Chrysler is going to unveil 20 Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat and SRT vehicles at the SEMA show next month. Chrysler has released some early sketches of four of the vehicles and in addition, the automaker will highlight Jeep Performance Parts developed by its newly created Mopar Off-Road Division at the show.
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Late next year Maserati's first ever SUV, the Levante will go into production at its factory in Turin, Italy, although it was originally expected to be built in Detroit. Fiat is currently investing 1 billion euros at its Mirafiori factory for the new SUV.
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Fiat has unveiled its latest special edition model, the 2014 Fiat 500c GQ Edition. Fiat says that its designers strived to capture the essence of the GQ man by creating a 500 that reflects an athletic yet style-conscious lifestyle.
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Fiat has announced plans to unveil the new 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva at Concorso Italiano, which takes place August 16 at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey, California. The 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva is based on the 500 Sport, but adds a new "blacked out" look.
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Chrysler and Fiat currently only offer one electrified model in the US, the California only Fiat 500e. If you're hoping for more hybrid and electric models from Chrysler, unfortunately it won't happen anytime soon. Bob Lee, head of Fiat and Chrysler global powertrain recently stated that there are no plans to invest in electrified powertrains until consumers are willing to pay for the technology.
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Fiat has created three special versions of the Fiat 500, which are built on top of a high-powered personal watercraft for the 2013 Vans U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif. A Fiat 500 in Rame (orange), Fiat 500 Cabrio in Bianco Perla (pearl white) and a Fiat 500 Abarth in Rosso (red) glided across the surface of the Pacific, entertaining thousands of surf fans during the competition's opening day. Fiat has also built a watercraft version of the all-new Fiat 500L.
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Fiat and Chrysler are currently working on a new small SUV for the Fiat and Jeep brands that will be built in Italy and share the same platform as the Fiat 500L. Fiat has already revealed the Fiat version that will be dubbed the 500X, but it's reportedly been tweaked a bit to give it more curves. Chrysler has yet to unveil the Jeep version, but according to sources it will look like a baby Wrangler.
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EV buyers in California that were hoping to get the keys to the new Fiat 500e will be disappointed to hear that the electric 500e is sold out for the rest of the year. Jason Stoicevich, president and CEO of the Fiat brand in North America told Wards Auto, "We're pretty much sold out for the year."
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Fiat has announced that the Fiat 500 and 500c by Gucci Edition will return with a new discrete appearance inside and out while continuing to meet the popularity and market demand of the previous edition. For 2013, the Fiat 500 and 500c by Gucci Edition models now offer a new black monotone interior environment that complements Gucci Nero or contrasts Gucci white exterior paint and Gloss black lighting bezels.
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For buyers that love the Fiat 500, but need more room, Fiat is introducing the longer 2014 Fiat 500L. The 2014 Fiat 500L expands the 500's appeal by offering 42 percent extra interior space with seating for five and a 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine. The 2014 Fiat 500L starts at $19,100.
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This summer the electric 2013 Fiat 500e will go on sale in California. Fiat has announced that buyers can purchase the 500e for $32,500, which drops as low as $20,500 after the available federal and tax credits, which is about $200 less than a comparably-equipped Fiat 500 Lounge. If you dont want to actually buy the 500e, Fiat is also offering a cheap $199 a month/ $999 due at signing 36 month lease.
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When the electric version of the Fiat 500, 500e arrives this summer buyers will get free access to rental cars as part of the package. A national auto rental chain program called ePass will give buyers access to rental cars for up to 12 days a year to help ease range anxiety.
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Fiat is going to bring two new design concepts of the 500 to the 2013 Detroit Auto Show next week. The two concepts are meant to expand the appeal of the Fiat 500 Abarth and the Fiat 500 Turbo. The Fiat 500 Abarth "Tenebra" design concept displays unique Matte Grigio paint and special appointments including a roof-size Abarth scorpion logo, while the Fiat 500 "Cattiva" design concept is based on the 500 Turbo and features a sporty bi-color look and blacked-out appearance.
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The 2013 Fiat 500e electric vehicle is slated to arrive in the second quarter of this year. Fiat has just announced that the Fiat 500e has an EPA rating of 108 MPGe on the highway, 122 MPGe rating in the city and a 116 MPGe combined rating. Its highway rating is higher than other electric models like the Honda Fit EV and Nissan Leaf, but the Fit EV has a higher combined and city rating.
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Fiat's lineup is getting bigger, literally. Fiat has unveiled two new models that will arrive for the 2014 model year, the 2014 Fiat 500L and 500L Trekking. The 500L models expand the 500 lineup with 42 percent more interior space and room for five passengers. The "L" sums up the six dimensions of the 500L : leveraging, large, loft, lifestyle, light and liters.
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