Abarth Expansion and Which-Wheel Drive
We're sorry to relay it, brothers and sisters, but Olivier Francois ruled out an Abarth version of the 500L. 'It's not the right car,' he said—but there will be more Abarths in the future. That raises ...
The 24 Hours of LeMons is the perfect venue for deranged engine-swappers, whether it's a Honda Z600 with Saab 900 Turbo power or a twin-engined Toyota Corolla/MR2. Some teams have decided that motorcycle engines are the secret to LeMons success, ...
Fiat is doing an admirable job positioning its tiny 500—and its Abarth derivatives—as a serious competitor to BMW's Mini. Underscoring this approach, the 'Abarth Fuoriserie' program of bespoke models is placed outside of and well above of the regular lineup. ...
After much gestation, Fiat brought us its electrified 500 at last year's L.A. auto show. Now the Italian brand has announced just how efficient the 500E will be. The diminutive city car, powered by a peppy 111-hp electric motor, gets ...
Inside, the GQ edition gets another orange Fiat 500 badge on the dashboard, leather seats with contrasting orange stitching, metal pedals, and a leather shift knob. The GQ will be available in both coupe and convertible forms, and with several ...
The Cattiva is based off the Sport and Turbo models, and is finished in Rame (which is what Fiat calls copper) with accents in—prepare yourself for quite the surprise—Chrome Nero. Ditto for the roof and rear spoiler. This detailing includes ...
The Fiat 500X promises to be slightly larger, and slightly more rugged-looking than this 500L.
Production on the long-rumored Fiat 500X crossover and an unnamed new Jeep model will begin in 2014 at Fiat's Melfi, Italy, plant, it was announced ...
Speed Doesn't Kill
This year's road fatalities statistic is out: Germany suffered just 3,606 traffic fatalities in 2012—the fewest ever since record-keeping on the subject began. That's less than 10 per day, and only 44 deaths per one million inhabitants. In ...
General Motors and Ford are scrambling to minimize their exposure in the crumbling European market, closing or selling factories. Fiat is doing no better on the Continent, and is pushing to increase its stake in Chrysler, and the U.S. makes ...
Ford Fiesta SE
Fiat 500 Pop
typical monthly payment, $0 down
total payments, 36 months
120-hp 1.6-liter inline-four,
five-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch automatic ($1095)
101-hp 1.4-liter inline-four, five-speed manual or six-speed automatic ($1250)
acceleration (manual trans):
fuel economy (manual trans): ...