Fiat has announced the updates to the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider. The changes aren’t big, but the 2018 124 Spider gets a new Red Top Edition, plus a few new color options.
The 2018 124 Spider is available in three trim levels: Classica, Lusso and Abarth. The new Red Top Edition is available on the Fiat 124 Spider Lusso model. For 2018 there are three colors available: Puro Bianco Perla, Grigio Chiaro and Blu Scuro.
The Fiat 124 is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 160 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque on Classica and Lusso, while the Abarth gets a few more horses at 164 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. The four-cylinder can be mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission.
The base Fiat 124 Spider Classica comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, Nero cloth seats, halogen headlamps and LED tail lamps. Inside, soft-touch materials on the instrument panel are highlighted with light silver accents.
The Fiat 124 Spider Lusso model adds 17-inch alloy wheels, a silver-painted A-pillar header and roll-bar cover and dual-tip chrome exhaust. The interior features heated leather seats in Nero or Saddle. The lower instrument panel also is wrapped in leatherette, with Piano Black accents.
The Fiat 124 Spider Abarth is the sportiest of the trim levels and adds a Bilstein sport suspension, mechanical limited-slip differential, front strut tower bar, Sport Mode selector and a sport-tuned chrome quad-tip exhaust. On the outside it also looks more aggressive with unique front and rear fascia, 17-inch Gun Metal aluminum wheels, Gun Metal exterior accents and an available hand-painted hood stripe. A Brembo braking system and Recaro seats are available.
Other options include full LED adaptive front headlamps, Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection and
a ParkView rear backup camera.
Pricing for the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider starts at $24,995, the same as the 2017 model.