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Fiat Panda, Punto and 500 prices change as part of Italian city car shuffle

Driveaway prices for the entry-level versions of the Fiat Panda, Punto and 500 city cars have been shuffled as part of a range re-think. Until recently the stylish Fiat 500 hatch was the starting point in the range, priced from $14,000 driveaway, with the Punto ($16,000 driveaway) sitting between it and the Panda ($16,500)...

Fiat 500 : Italian city car to get new six-speed auto in US; not for Oz

A new six-speed automatic transmission will be the highlight of the updated US-bound Fiat 500 range when it makes its New York auto show debut next week. Australia will miss out on the new self-shifting gearbox, however...

Renault Twingo 'copied' Fiat 500, says former Fiat executive

Outspoken Italian businessman Lapo Elkann has accused the new Renault Twingo of copying the design of the Fiat 500. Elkann, who is the former marketing manager of Fiat and brother of current Fiat chairman John Elkann, called on Renault to “stop the cheating” in a Facebook post with images of the 500 and a rendering of a new-generation Twingo...

2014 Fiat 500 revealed with new Cult flagship variant

The 2014 Fiat 500 has been revealed with a new top-of-the-range Cult variant. The Italian brand's city car introduces a range of changes, including updated interiors with new alloy wheel designs, new seats, new fabric choices inside the cabin, and a new 7.0-inch instrument display panel with digital speedometer and multimode functionality for Eco and Sport settings...

Fiat 500 : La Petite Robe Noire special edition revealed

The little black dress just got a touch cuter, thanks to the latest Fiat 500 special edition. The Italian car maker has teamed up with French perfume brand Guerlain for the limited edition Fiat 500 La Petite Robe Noire ("the little black dress") model. Oddly enough, it's offered in two colours - Funk White and Crossover Black...

Fiat 500L under serious consideration for Australia

The Fiat 500L is under serious consideration for the Australian market as Fiat looks to further expand its local model line-up following a year that's seen the brand's sales grow by almost 600 percent. The Fiat 500L will likely head to Australia in 2015 after the standard 500 range gets updated around the middle of next year...

Fiat 500 1957 Edition: vintage-styled city car revealed

The Fiat 500 1957 Edition has been revealed in the US ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles auto show, celebrating the 57th anniversary of the Italian brand's original 1957 Nuova Cinquecento. Based on the 2014 Fiat 500 Lounge model, the new 500 1957 Edition features vintage styling cues inside and out...

Fiat 500: next-gen city car to grow around US customers

The next-generation Fiat 500 is set to be longer and wider than the current model as success in the US shapes the new car's design. The US became the Fiat 500's largest market last year, with 43,772 sales in the States outgunning the pint-sized Italian's 42,919 units in its home market...

Fiat 500 drops in on US surfers

A trio of Fiat 500-inspired ‘personal watercrafts’ has been unveiled at the US Open of Surfing in California, as a part of the carmaker's efforts to increase its exposure in the US. Despite being Europe’s fourth largest car manufacturer, and owning a majority-share in Chrysler, Fiat is yet to successfully crack the US market...

Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio built from body art

A new Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio has been built out of people for a new ad from the brand's North American division. More than a dozen female artists, models and contortionists have been painted, posed and photographed as a Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio for a new magazine ad that featured in the just released Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine – an annual edition...

Fiat 500L Trekking: off-road focus for extended city car

New details of the Fiat 500L Trekking have emerged, revealing a city car with genuine off-road intentions. First seen at last year’s Los Angeles auto show, the Fiat 500L Trekking order book has opened in the UK providing new information about its four-engine line-up, raised suspension and traction control system...