2019 – FIAT TIPO MIRROR & STREET SPECIAL EDITIONS

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The Type family welcomes two new and interesting introductions. The well-known model of Fiat debuted this week in Europe two special editions of the most striking. These are the Mirror and Street editions, which come to the Fiat Tipo line to offer an extra of exclusivity and, more importantly, an excellent relation between standard equipment and price. For European customers who were thinking of purchasing a Fiat Tipo, now may be the ideal time for this, because in both cases, these special editions allow you to benefit from a more complete equipment along with a series of exclusive finishes that are not found in other trim levels that make up the offer of each of the body versions that are available: Hatch, Station Wagon and Sedan. Both the new Fiat Type Mirror and the new Fiat Type Street offer connectivity, accessibility and a more attractive image. The first one is aimed at drivers looking for complete technological equipment in terms of connectivity, while the second is aimed at young people seeking comfort, complete equipment and a reduced price.

Fiat Mirror Type

The new Fiat Type Mirror quickly attracts attention thanks to the new and exclusive Azul Venezia body color (optionally available) and contrasts with different silver exterior elements, such as door handles, side frames and the lower profile of the grille, as well as the antinebline headlamps and external rearview mirror housings. It also differs from the other finishes by the ‘Mirror’ logo on the B-pillar and by the beautiful 16-inch diamond alloy wheels. In the passenger compartment, a 7.0-inch touchscreen appears for use of the UconnectTM HD LIVE infotainment system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Optionally, it is also possible to equip access to Mopar Connect connected services. Fiat offers different mechanical options for the new Type Mirror. In the gasoline line it is possible to opt for a 1.4 liter engine with 95 hp and a 1.4 T-Jet of 120 hp, while in the diesel line the offer passes through a 1.3 MultiJet engine of 95 hp and by a 1.6 MultiJet of 120 hp. Depending on the chosen engine, it will be coupled to a manual transmission or a DCT automatic.

Fiat Street Type

With regard to the special edition Street that lands in the line of the Fiat Tipo, emphasizes its urban image and with sporty touches. It equips 16-inch alloy wheels in glossy black and the rear windows are darkened. The outer rearview mirror housings show a dark finish, as well as the grille and the door’s internal and external door handles. In relation to the rear, attention is drawn to the specific logo of the special edition Street. Equipped with LED daytime running lights. Mechanically the options are much reduced, as everything passes through a 1.4 liter petrol engine with 95 hp, which comes coupled to a six-speed manual transmission.

2018 – FIAT 124 SPIDER ABARTH TURISMO

In the coming days the line of the Abarth 124 Spider will be enriched with the arrival to the European dealers of new and interesting versions. One of the most eye-catching news is undoubtedly the new Abarth 124 GT. This is the fixed ceiling version that is already on sale. However, there is also room for the arrival of new levels of finish. Abarth decided to add the Tourism finish to the line of the Fiat 124 Spider. This new level of finish will be positioned as the intermediate option between the access version and the so-called GT. It offers a complete standard equipment with certain elements focused for daily use, while other characteristics will captivate the audience that seeks to highlight the character of the Italian roadster. For example, among the equipment offered by the Abarth 124 Spider Tourism stand out the Abarth Record Monza exhaust system with a total of four outlets and the 17-inch aluminum wheels. BOSE sound equipment and Corsa by Sabelt seats give the finishing touch to the interior of the model. With this finish, the line of the Abarth 124 Spider is composed by the following finishes: Spider, Tourism and GT. Below we describe the most relevant equipment offered in the Tourism finish that is already available in the configurator of the Abarth 124 Spider: leather seats Corsa by Sabelt; AM / FM radio with MP3, USB connection and Aux-in; BOSE audio system with 9 speakers and 2 subwoofers; keyless entry and exit system; manual air conditioning; electric windows; rear-view mirrors for electric and heated adjustment; steering wheel Multifunctional performance; Abarth Monza exhaust system with four outputs; antinebline front lights; bi-xenon lights; pack Radio Plus with 7.0-inch touch screen; 17-inch aluminum wheels Abarth Corsa; tire pressure sensor; heated front seats; chrome pedals; black leather upholstery; soft touch instrument panel. Regarding the mechanical part of the new Abarth 124 Spider Turismo, it will be available with the 1.4 literMultiAir Turbo petrol engine of 170 hp and 250 Nm of maximum torque. It can be coupled either to a manual or automatic transmission, both with six speeds and in combination with a rear-wheel drive system.

2019 – FIAT TIPO SPORT

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has prepared a series of innovations for the Fiat Tipo line in this year of 2019. In addition to the already well-known Mirror and Street versions, now also incorporates the new Sport Type Fiat, more dynamic and equipped with some accessories exclusive to this version. The new Fiat Tipo Sport is renowned for its body kit which includes specially designed bumpers, new fog lights, side skirts, rear airfoil and a rear diffuser integrated into the bumper. In addition, the rearview mirror housings and the roof have a glossy black finish. It also features the main optical groups darkened with bi-xenon headlights, darkened rear windows and specific designed 18-inch alloy wheels. The interior of the Fiat Tipo Sport has also received slight adjustments and a more sporting look thanks to the ‘Total Black’ interior that includes black color coverings for the doors, pillars and ceiling, as well as black leather upholstery with contrast, steering wheel and shift lever lined in leather, etc. The most relevant equipment includes a Uconnect infotainment system with touch screen of 7.0 inches with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, four electric windows, on-board computer with screen of 3.2 inches, multifunctional steering wheel, etc. The engine line of the new Sport finish does not show any new features compared to the rest of the Type line, with several petrol and diesel alternatives. In gasoline the offer contemplates the 1.4 liter with 95 hp, as well as the 1.4 T-Jet of 120 hp, while in diesel customers can choose between the Multijet 1.3 with 95 hp and the Multijet 1.6 that develops 120 hp, in combination with a six-speed manual or automatic DCT transmission. The Sport finish for the Fiat Tipo will only be available with the five-door body and for the time being the manufacturer has not stated what their prices will be.

2018 – FIAT 124 ABARTH GT

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will present several new features at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show 2018, which will be celebrated in a few days, including a new version of the Fiat 124 Abarth that bears the surname ‘GT’, which as a more relevant detail incorporates a new roof made of carbon fiber. The new Fiat 124 Abarth GT has a carbon fiber roof that weighs only 16 pounds that can be removed manually. The hard top is lined inside and features a built-in rear window with trip function that improves visibility. In addition to the improved sound insulation, the hard top provides the 124 with a coupe look. In addition, the 124 Abarth GT debuts a new carbon fiber finish for the front splitter, rear aerofoil and mirrors, plus new 17-inch OZ alloy wheels painted in ‘Gun Metal’ which are 3 pounds lighter than the standard ones. It also offers a new exclusive color for the bodywork called ‘AlpiOrientali’. Regarding the mechanics there is no news, since the model retains the same T-Jet turbo engine of 1.4 liters that develops 170 horsepower and a maximum torque of 250 Nm, appearing coupled to a manual or automatic transmission, in both cases of six speeds. This mechanical configuration allows the Italian brand convertible to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 232 km / h. For now the manufacturer has not provided details on the price of this new version of the Fiat 124 Abarth Spider, nor when it will start marketing.

2019 – FIAT TORO RESCUE

With the aim of highlighting the multifunctionality of Fiat Toro, launched two and a half years ago and the sales leader of its segment, this Rescue version, in fact a showcar, is based on the Freedom 2.0 AT9 4×4 Turbodiesel engine, and is inspired by a rescue unit for beach or camping and comes equipped with various Mopar accessories.

2018 – FIAT 500 COLLEZIONE EDITION

Since its arrival in the market has already arisen a huge number of special editions of the Fiat 500. The small urban Italian is always ready to receive such series of limited production and time-bound commercialization. Now Fiat has announced a new special edition for the convertible version of its model. This is the new Fiat 500 Collezione. Taking as its starting point the current Fiat 500, the Italian brand made a series of adjustments to equip it with a specific exterior and interior finish and differentiated. Fiat wanted to highlight the different features of the 500 to achieve a more sophisticated and elegant image. It will be available in Europe for the two types of body that make up the line: coupe and cabrio. Analyzing the exterior of the new Fiat 500 Collezione, a series of chrome frames appear on the front bumper, the hood and the exterior rear-view mirror housings. Also featured are the 16-inch alloy wheels. The ‘Collezione’ logo is present and the body can be painted in two colors: Spring (White and Gray) and Aquamarine (White and Green).  To these two-tone finishes it is necessary to add other shades that will completely cover the exterior of the vehicle: Taormina Ivory, Gelato White and Blu Dipinto Blu Blue. It should be noted that in the case of the convertible version, the color of the body will contrast with the color of the hood. If we take a look at the interior images, in addition to matching the colors of the exterior and show the logo of this special edition, the interior of the Fiat 500 Collezione stands out for the technological equipment where Uconnect infotainment system comes with a screen of 7.0 inches compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. And for music lovers, it has Beats Audio Hi-Fi sound equipment.

Although Fiat has not gone into more detail, it ensures that the Collezione edition will be available for a wide range of Fiat 500 and 500 C engines. It can be configured with a gasoline, gasoline + LPG and diesel engine, with a variety of power ratings will cover between 69 and 105 hp. The new Fiat 500 Collezione will begin its commercialization in the market this same year. It will be on sale soon after its passage by the Hall of Geneva 2018. At the moment it is not known the prices that will have and the markets where will be available.

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