If you thought you were cool because you had Beats headphones, think again; now you need a new set of car keys. Fiat has revealed the 500L Beats Edition, a special version of its larger city car, complete with a stereo developed, tuned, and calibrated by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine as well as a new paint job complete with red and chrome trim.
Fiat has announced a new limited production version of its classic 500 compact car. The 2014 Fiat 500 "1957 Edition" has been officially unveiled. The 1957 Edition is intended to celebrate 57 years of Fiat's 500 automobile. The special 1957 Edition will have unique interior and exterior design elements.
The Fiat 500e will be sold exclusively in California for the price-tag of $32,500 MSRP. The first deliveries of this car are expected to occur this summer. You will be able to purchase a Fiat 500e at the starting price of $32,500, however, for those that are eligible for federal credits, state incentives, and FIAT rebates, you will be able to purchase this vehicle for as low as $20,500. You will also be able to lease the 500e for a down payment of $999 and monthly payments of $199 a month for 36 months.
Fiat and Mazda have officially inked the deal which will refettle the MX-5 (aka the Miata) as Alfa Romeo's next open-top sports car, expected to hit showrooms in 2015. The agreement [pdf link] was first mooted back in May 2012, and will see the as-yet-unnamed Alfa Romeo droptop eventually go on sale globally; meanwhile, Mazda will also offer its own version of the car, the next-gen MX-5.
Fiat has announced two new concept cars based on its diminutive 500 that will debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show. The new concept cars are based on the company's high-performance Fiat 500 Abarth and the Fiat 500 Turbo. Fiat says that the concept cars are designed to showcase how unique, sporty, and personal the 500 can look.
The Environmental Protection Agency has given the Fiat 500e the highest highway MPGe rating ever earned by an electric vehicle in the US - 108 MPGe. In addition, this snazzy little car is also estimated to get a range of 87 miles when completely charged, trumping all other electric vehicles in the US. The 500e will be arriving in California at FIAT Studios in Q2 of this year.
Maserati has revealed its updated Quattroporte, a tightening of the four-door sports sedan expected to bite into Porsche Panamera sales come 2013. The sixth-generation of the car, the new Quattroporte is lighter than its predecessor as well as faster and more fuel efficient, capable of coaxing out a top speed of 191mph from its hand-built V8 engine produced by Ferrari.
Cool small carmaker Fiat has unveiled the new 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio. Fiat says that little turbocharged car is track capable and has a clever open top design offering high-performance four passenger fun. The car promises the most interior space, rear seat legroom, and shoulder room among key competitors in a segment.
If you're a fan of the Fiat 500, Fiat has announced the two new cars that are headed to North America. The new vehicles include the all-new 500L and the new 500L Trekking. The standard 500L is a longer version of the iconic Fiat 500 adding two more doors allowing for comfortable accommodations for five passengers.