2016 Fiat 500 Revealed: Refreshed looks, new infotainment tech for final update

Most Recent posts

2016 Fiat 500 Revealed: Refreshed looks, new infotainment tech for final update

Fiat has rolled out what is likely to be the final update to its ageing 500 hatch, revealed today ahead of the badge’s 58th anniversary tomorrow. As expected, styling updates for the tiny 2016 Fiat 500 are relatively light-on, limited to revised bumpers and garnish tricks, along with a simple but stylish update to the lighting at both ends...

Recent Posts
2016 Fiat 500’s inside sneaks out
10
Comments

2016 Fiat 500’s inside sneaks out

Fiat’s updated city car, the compact 500, has been spied once more this week, just hours before its July 4 unveiling. Earlier snaps of lightly camouflaged prototypes confirmed that we can expect a handful of small exterior tweaks to the 2016 500, but its interior had, until now, been more heavily disguised...


Large van comparison: Fiat Ducato v Ford Transit v Mercedes-Benz Sprinter v Renault Master
22
Comments

Large van comparison: Fiat Ducato v Ford Transit v Mercedes-Benz Sprinter v Renault Master

Big white vans may seem bland to the majority of road users on the market, but these ubiquitous boxes on wheels are the lifeblood of thousands of businesses across Australia. Removalists, courier companies, stevedores and provedores use large vans such as these on a daily basis, so we’ve assembled four of the big players in the market to see which is our pick in terms of practicality, performance and payload...


Fiat Chrysler boss mulling plan B after GM rejection, might court activist investors - report
12
Comments

Fiat Chrysler boss mulling plan B after GM rejection, might court activist investors - report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne is reportedly considering his next move after an overture, earlier this year, to General Motors for a merger was rejected. Sources have told Bloomberg that Marchionne is considering alternate options after being privately and publicly rejected by the General...


2016 Fiat 500 to be born on the fourth of July
11
Comments

2016 Fiat 500 to be born on the fourth of July

The 2016 Fiat 500 will make its world premiere on July 4 of this year — the iconic nameplate’s 58th birthday. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed the reveal timing overnight, and promised to hold “an unforgettable event” to mark the occasion...


Fiat 500 facelift spy photos
10
Comments

Fiat 500 facelift spy photos

Our spy photographers have managed to snag images of the facelifted Fiat 500 in both regular 3-door hatch and convertible formats. The modern 500 was launched in 2007, and although it has received new engine options, countless special edition variations and various upgrades over the years, this will be the car's first true makeover since launch...


Fiat Chrysler chairman confirms email from CEO requesting GM merger
2
Comments

Fiat Chrysler chairman confirms email from CEO requesting GM merger

The chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, John Elkann, confirmed that his company's CEO, Sergio Marchionne, had sent an email to his counterpart at General Motors, Mary Barra, requesting for a merger between the two automakers. Earlier this week Automotive News reported that Marchionne approached Barra via email in March this year...


Weekend deals on wheels for May 30
35
Comments

Weekend deals on wheels for May 30

It’s time for the latest Weekend Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. Fiat Panda Pop - $14,500 drive-away Ok, it’s not powered by the great little TwinAir two-cylinder turbo engine that sounds vaguely like a hornets nest, but a Fiat Panda Pop for $14,500 drive-away looks like an interesting deal to consider...


Fiat Chrysler boss asked GM for a merger, was rebuffed - report
25
Comments

Fiat Chrysler boss asked GM for a merger, was rebuffed - report

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler, reportedly asked his counterpart at General Motors, Mary Barra, about the possibility of merger earlier this year, but was turned down. A report in The New York Times claims that in March of this year, Marchionne sent Barra an email requesting a meeting to talk about a potential merger between the two automakers...


Fiat Aegea compact sedan unveiled - UPDATED
15
Comments

Fiat Aegea compact sedan unveiled - UPDATED

The Fiat Aegea sedan made its global debut overnight at the Istanbul auto show. Developed under the name Project Aegea, the new sedan measures around 4.5 metres in length, 1780mm wide, 1480mm tall and rides on a wheelbase that's 2640mm in length. Fiat claims a capacity of 510 litres for the car's boot, as well as seating for five passengers...


Fiat Chrysler Australia prices rise as Australian dollar continues dive
24
Comments

Fiat Chrysler Australia prices rise as Australian dollar continues dive

The Australian dollar’s continued downward spiral relative to the greenback has forced Fiat Chrysler Australia to raise the price of six models in its stable, delivering increases of up to 4.9 per cent. The price rises, officially introduced in March, affect the Abarth 595, Alfa Romeo MiTo, Dodge Journey, Fiat Freemont, and Jeep Wrangler and Grand Cherokee line-ups, with increases ranging from $500 to $2000...


Fiat 124 Spider to debut late 2015, go on sale worldwide from 2016 - report
5
Comments

Fiat 124 Spider to debut late 2015, go on sale worldwide from 2016 - report

A report indicates that the Fiat 124 Spider will make its debut at an end-of-the-year auto show before going on sale around the world during 2016. Sources have told Edmunds that the Fiat 124 Spider will premiere at either the Frankfurt auto show in September or the Los Angeles auto show in November. The Fiat 124 Spider will be based on the Mazda MX-5's rear-wheel drive platform...


Mazda 2, Fiat 500X score four stars in EuroNCAP crash tests, Suzuki Vitara scores five - UPDATED
35
Comments

Mazda 2, Fiat 500X score four stars in EuroNCAP crash tests, Suzuki Vitara scores five - UPDATED

The four-star crash ratings keep on coming, with the 2015 Mazda 2 hatchback and 2015 Fiat 500X baby SUV the latest big name models to achieve less-than-stellar crash ratings from safety authority EuroNCAP. The Mazda 2 scored well for adult occupant (86 per cent), child occupant (78 per cent) and pedestrian protection (84 per cent), but its overall score was pulled down by its safety assist score of 64 per cent...


Fiat 500C Vintage '57 Edition revealed
38
Comments

Fiat 500C Vintage '57 Edition revealed

The retro-inspired Fiat 500 Vintage '57 Edition now has a drop-top equivalent - the Fiat 500C Vintage '57 Edition. The rag-top model has been uncovered by the company's US arm - where it's set to be known as the 1957 Edition - and the 500C model harks back to the roll-back roof top of the original Cinquecento...


RAM trucks in Australia by September
70
Comments

RAM trucks in Australia by September

RAM trucks will make their way to Australia from the United States in unlimited numbers from September this year. In a deal announced today, the joint venture importer for Fiat Chrysler (FCA) in New Zealand plans to import and convert the vehicles to Full Volume standards, with the active blessing and participation of FCA’s global head office...


Fiat dual-cab ute spied: Italian brand's rival to Toyota HiLux spotted for the first time
8
Comments

Fiat dual-cab ute spied: Italian brand's rival to Toyota HiLux spotted for the first time

An all-new Fiat pick-up has been spotted for the first time ever by CarAdvice's spy photographers in northern Europe. The new Fiat ute may appear more like an SUV than a pick-up truck to rival the likes of the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, but the bulky camouflage at the rear of the vehicle is simply a ruse...


New Fiat sedan spied, likely heading to developed world markets
8
Comments

New Fiat sedan spied, likely heading to developed world markets

Our spy photographers have captured an under-development Fiat sedan during cold weather testing in Sweden. The vehicle pictured here will be one of a three-strong family of vehicles that will come in sedan, hatch and wagon forms. In essence, these cars will be the spiritual replacements for the Punto and Linea model ranges...


Fiat 500X preliminary Australian specifications
15
Comments

Fiat 500X preliminary Australian specifications

Our first international drive of the all-new Fiat 500X has given us an early impression of how the baby crossover will be specified when it arrives in Australian showrooms later this year. While Fiat Chrysler Australia is yet to finalise every detail of its 500X range, the preliminary specifications announced at the car’s international launch give a good idea of how the local line-up will shape up...


2015 Fiat 500x crossover SUV review
0
Comments

2015 Fiat 500x crossover SUV review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/343443/?yt_desc - Read the article here. The Fiat 500X is yet another vehicle set to add to the competition in the compact SUV segment. It's got oodles of 500 style and promises to make an impact when it lands down under.


2015 Fiat 500X Review
Rating: 810 /10
Read Review

2015 Fiat 500X Review

The Fiat 500X is yet another vehicle set to add to the competition in the compact SUV segment. It's got oodles of 500 style and promises to make an impact when it lands down under.