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2009 Fiat 500 Cabriolet spied

The camouflage wrapping on at least one Fiat 500 Cabriolet has been conveniently damaged while in transit, giving us our best look yet at the little hatch's new roof.   These images confirm that the 500 Cabriolet will use a textile roof, featuring a small integrated rear spoiler and high-mount brake light...

Fiat 500 latest recruit to NSW Police

New South Wales Police have adopted a Fiat 500 in to the force with what is possibly Australia’s smallest yet most visible police car.   The baby Fiat is now doing the rounds with Sydney’s Leichhardt Police Station. “When it comes to visibility, the Fiat 500 has proven to be an exceptional car, attracting attention and interest like no other car we have used,” said Superintendent Wayne Cox, the Leichhardt Local Area Commander...

Spied: Fiat 500 Cabrio

Last month Fiat Australian only sold 48 500s, in that same period, Toyota found 1,924 new owners for its Yaris car and Suzuki sold 1,019 Swifts. The Fiat 500 then, isn't doing all that well. To spice things up a bit, Fiat have been rumoured to be working on a a 500 Cabrio. Finally, we have the pictures to prove it...

$420,000 for a Fiat 500?

We all love cars here at CarAdvice, so much so that somehow we can rationalise selling the house, hell even the kids when it comes to buying a super-expensive supercar, but as much as we love the supercool Fiat 500, we really wouldn't pay $420,000 for one! Fiat says there are currently over 100,000 people (worldwide) patiently waiting for their new Fiat to arrive, but one buyer was happy to $420,000 for that privilege...

Fiat 500 and Citroen C4 Picasso collect diesel awards

At this year's "What Diesel Car? Magazine" awards held in the UK, the Fiat 500 has won the category of Best Small Diesel Car. The success and demand of the new Bambino has meant that Fiat Australia has chosen to add a new model to the local lineup - the 1.3 JTD Lounge...

2008 Fiat 500 1.3 JTD Lounge

When we saw the Fiat 500s going around Albert park prior to this year's Australian Formula 1 grand prix, there was a sense of excitement from everyone, not only was Fiat back for good, but now it had a fighting chance. The current Fiat 500 range starts at $22,990 for the 1.2-litre 5-speed manual pop hatchback and goes all the way to $29,990 for the 1...

2008 Fiat 500 specifications released

Nearly three months before  its arrival in Australia, Fiat has released full pricing and specifications for the Fiat 500 ahead of unprecedented demand. Fiat's decision to release these details before the car even rolls down the production line is to enable owners to take full advantage of the personalisation programme before their cars arrive...

Fiat 500 to be new Celebrity Race car

BMW's Mini has been spurned in favour of the new Fiat 500 at the 2008 Melbourne Grand Prix Celebrity Challenge. This particular car is the first Fiat 500 to be seen in Australia or New Zealand; the first right hand drive model to be seen anywhere in the world; and the first racing version to be seen anywhere in the world...

Fiat 500 bags a gong

For the second time in a week, Fiat's retro styled 500 has claimed another award. Earlier in the week, the 500 pushed aside the new Mazda 2 and Ford Mondeo to claim "Car of the Year 2008". Organised by German magazine Stern, the judging panel comprised 58 journalists from 22 European countries. Today, the cute-as-a-button 500 was awarded "Auto Europa 2008"...

Fiat 500 Coming To Australia

The Fiat 500 is back, the car which took Fiat to stardom with its release in 1957 will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Motor Show in October. Fiat expects the car to be on sale in February 2008. This car is built in Poland, it is 355 cm long, 165 cm wide, 149 cm tall and has a wheelbase of 230 cm. This is going to be one of the smallest baby cars on the market...