Italy’s Fiat is reported to be building a four-door version of the Fiat 500 small car for North America and Europe. The Fiat 500 which is currently only available as a two-door will be available in a four-door variant in Europe by the end of 2011.
Little else is known about the project expect that the four-door model of the Fiat 500 is code-named L0. It’s likely to be in the small minivan category in Europe given it has a hatch in the rear and a high roof.
Reports say the Fiat 500 four-door will be built at the manufacturer’s Mirafiori plant in Turin and be based on a longer and wider platform than the two-door model.
March saw Fiat sell 32 Fiat 500s in Australia, making a total of 88 sold from beginning of the year til end of March.
CarAdvice has contacted Fiat Australia regarding the 500 four-door variant and its Australian availability in the future. Article will be updated once we hear back.