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The continued decline in micro cars

No vehicle segment has had a bigger fall from grace this year than the one comprising the nation’s smallest cars. According to VFACTS data, sales of micro cars are down 31.3 per cent this year to 10,132 units. They fell an even more significant 40.1 per cent in November, to 618. This equates to market share of just 1.0 per cent annual, and 0...

Abarth 695 Biposto Record unveiled

The Abarth 695 Biposto Record limited edition model has been unveiled in the UK. Each Biposto Record is painted an eye catching shade of yellow dubbed "Modena Yellow", and fitted with grey trim pieces, enamelled badging, a special startup animation in the instrument panel, a cargo net, unique numbered plates, and an aluminium bonnet...

Fiat 500L won’t join 500X in Australia

The Fiat 500L mini MPV won’t follow the 500X compact crossover to Australia, Fiat Chrysler Australia (FCA) has confirmed. Initially planned to go on sale in our market by the beginning of 2015, the 500L is now on the outer, with FCA director of marketing Zac Loo revealing the local division has decided the 500X is a better fit for our market...

Fiat planning ‘rational’ and ‘emotional’ divisions for future range - report

Fiat will split its future line-up into two distinct camps, with lifestyle models on one side of the fence and regular offerings on the other, a new report claims. The new strategy is understood to be built around core ‘Emotional’ and ‘Rational’ divisions - a plan which, according to the UK’s Autocar, was presented internally this week...

Leather-clad Fiat 500 unveiled

A one-off leather-covered special edition Fiat 500 has been unveiled and has be sold at auction, raising funds to promote human rights programmes. This unique Fiat 500 convertible features a white body overlaid with leather crafted by Stefano Conticelli, a tailor and luxury accessories craftsman from Umbria, Italy...

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...

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...

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

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 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...

Fiat 500 Vintage '57 Edition on the cards for Australia

The limited-run Fiat 500 Vintage '57 edition premieres at next month’s 2015 Geneva motor show, and the retro-styled baby car might just come to Australia later in the year. Similar in conception to the 1957 Edition model launched in November 2013, this one is based on the since-updated 500, but in the same way it pays homage to the original 1957 Nuova Cinquecento...