Fiat embraces its Italian roots with a new gelato-coloured soft-top model.
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Fiat Australia has released a limited-edition 'Dolcevita' version of its pint-sized convertible, the 500C, with only 30 examples available nationwide.

A nod to the brand's Italian heritage, the Dolcevita comes in a single specification based on the existing 500C Club and will be priced from $30,750 plus on-road costs – $3500 more than the Club variant, which is $27,250 plus on-road costs.

It comes equipped with the same 1.2-litre four-cylinder petrol engine (51kW/102Nm) in the Club, paired to a five-speed dualogic automatic transmission.

The key additions offered in the 500C's Dolcevita edition are aesthetic touches, including a white-and-blue striped soft-top roof, 16-inch white alloy wheels, 'Gelato white' exterior paint and a rear 'Dolcevita' badge.

Inside, there's a wooden dashboard, ivory leather seats with red piping and embroidered '500' logo and 'Dolcevita' floor mats.

The special edition will also offer a seven-inch touchscreen, DAB+ radio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and integrated voice control as standard.

Safety features include electronic stability control, traction control, hydraulic brake assist and hill hold, plus automatic headlights and wipers as standard.

Combined fuel consumption on the Dolcevita edition is 4.8L/100km.

Earlier this year, Fiat revealed the incoming third-generation of its 500 compact hatchback would be all-electric model, with an international arrival slated for 2021.

It's not yet known whether the Australian market will receive the updated 500.

Those interested in purchasing the Dolcevita limited edition should contact their local Fiat dealer for more information and head to this link for more information.

2020 Fiat 500C Dolcevita edition pricing

  • Fiat 500C Dolcevita - $30,750

All prices exclude on-road costs.