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Fiat 500 drops to $14,000 driveaway

The entry price of the Fiat 500 range has been lowered dramatically, with a new base model Fiat 500 Pop priced from just $14,000 drive-away. The Fiat 500 range, which previously started from $18,300 for the 0.9-litre TwinAir, has been extended to eight grades, which include the 1.2-litre and 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol models as well as the turbocharged two-cylinder TwinAir...

Fiat 500: local range to expand in June

Fiat Chrysler Group has confirmed the local Fiat 500 range will be expanded beyond its current five-model line-up in the coming months. A Fiat Chrysler spokesperson confirmed to CarAdvice that the local line-upwould be expanded in June to offer new variations of the Italian city car beyond the currently available Fiat 500, 500C, Abarth 500 Esseesse, Abarth 500C Esseesse and the 695 Tributo Ferrari...

Fiat 500L gains two-cylinder TwinAir, 1.6 MultiJet diesel engines

The Fiat 500L has gained two new turbocharged engines, doubling the number of powertrains available in the compact five-door hatchback range. The Fiat 500L – currently sold in Europe but confirmed for Australian showrooms in 2014 – adds the two-cylinder TwinAir turbo petrol engine from the smaller 500 city car and the four-cylinder MultiJet II turbo-diesel found in overseas versions of the Alfa Romeo MiTo and Giulietta...

Fiat 500L 'Motherhood' ad goes viral

An eccentric commercial for the new Fiat 500L featuring a mother rapping about eating leftover fish fingers and faking orgasms has gone viral, attracting more than 2.2 million views in little more than three weeks. The UK's Daily Mail says the three-minute ad, ‘The Motherhood feat...

Fiat, Nissan in war of words over EV design

A verbal stoush has erupted between Fiat and Nissan, with executives from both company's trading blows over the styling and functionality of their cars. The war of words started at the unveiling of the electric Fiat 500e (pictured top) at last month's Los Angeles auto show when the Italian company's head of product marketing, Matt Davis, fired a shot at the design of the Nissan Leaf...

Fiat 500e: electric city car confirmed for 2013

The first official images of the Fiat 500e have been revealed just days out from the electric city car’s unveiling at the 2012 Los Angeles motor show on November 30. Fiat is keeping tight-lipped on the details of the 500e until its LA debut, but has confirmed the zero-emissions Fiat 500 hatchback will go on sale in California from next year before rolling out to other markets from 2014...

Fiat 500 Turbo joins US bambino range

The new Fiat 500 Turbo has been officially unveiled by parent company Chrysler ahead of the mid-spec model's release into the North American market in September. The Fiat 500 Turbo, first spied in a US Fiat TV ad, is designed to sit between the standard Cinquecento and the performance-biased Fiat 500 Abarth. With the addition of a turbocharger to the 1...

Fiat 500XL: seven seats for extra-large Bambino

If you’re the kind of person who thinks the Mini Countryman is an oxymoronic abomination, you’re probably not going to be a fan of the upcoming Fiat 500XL. Revealed for the first time in these leaked patent images (published by Left Lane News), the 500XL is a slightly larger version of the Fiat 500L that was revealed at the 2012 Geneva motor show in March and is a chance to go on sale in Australia as early as next year...

Fiat 500T: new model teased in US TV ad

A cheeky first teaser of what could be the new Fiat 500T model appears in the Italian brand's latest US television commercial along with the rest of the Fiat 500 range destined for North America...

Fiat 500L: coffee on the go, Italian style

The all-new Fiat 500L has swapped grinding gears for grinding beans, becoming the first production car in the world to offer an integrated coffee machine for drivers to make espresso on the go. Developed in collaboration with coffee experts Lavazza, the 250-euro ($300) ‘Coffee Experience’ kit includes the coffee maker, cups, a spoon holder and a sugar container, making it seemingly perfect for Jerry Seinfeld's new show Comedians in cars getting coffee...

Fiat 500L: Countryman rival a chance for Oz in 2013

Fiat Australia looks set to expand its line-up to two models in 2013, with the Fiat 500L a chance to join the smaller 500 retro city car in the second half of next year. On sale in Italy and major European markets this month before reaching showrooms in “more than 100 countries” in 2013, Fiat Australia’s Lenore Fletcher said the local division was focusing closely on bringing the chunkier Mini Countryman-style five-door down under...