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Fiat 500 Scagliarini Fiat 504 Coupé Zagato Elaborata

US Fiat and Abarth tuning specialist Scagliarini Motorsport has unveiled a special one-off project based on the Fiat 500 Abarth. It’s called the Scagliarini Fiat 504 Coupé Zagato Elaborata, and it features a unique coupe body modelled on the Zagato concept matched with a four-wheel drive system...

Fiat buys remaining Chrysler stakes from US and Canadian governments

Fiat has just bought the last government-held stakes in Chrysler LLC from the US Treasury and the Canadian government, putting Fiat's at 53.5 percent ownership. Fiat purchased the remaining six percent stake off the US Treasury for $500 million last month, as released in a US regulatory filing...

2011 Fiat 500 Diesel on sale in Australia... but it's not what you're thinking

The new Fiat 500 by Diesel just launched in Australia is powered by a 1.4-litre petrol engine. Confused? Let us explain. The ‘Fiat 500 by Diesel’ is a collaborative design by the Fiat Styling Centre and famous Italian fashion house, Diesel. Just 100 Fiat 500 by Diesel models have been made available to Australian customers, and each one carries a $1000 price premium over the standard car upon which it is based...

Fiat takes majority control of Chrysler

It has been long time coming, but Italy's Fiat has today officially taken majority control of Chrysler Group. A further $500 million payment to the U.S. Treasury saw the Italian car maker extend its shareholding from 46 to 52 percent. The takeover marks a historic day for Chrysler, a traditionally American brand that was formed in 1925...

Video: Aznom Fiat 500 Motore Centrale R230

Remember the Aznom Fiat 500 with the mid-mounted motor from a few week's back? If you've ever wondered what it'd be like to drive in an open carpark, a video has just surfaced on YouTube showcasing just the thing. Called the Aznom Fiat 500 Motore Centrale R230, it features a mid-mounted 1...

Fiat 500 by Gucci – with Natasha Poly promoting

If ever there was a car that lends it to partnerships with fashion brands it would have to be Fiat’s ‘cute as’ Cinquecento (Fiat 500). It’s the coolest little car on the planet and anything original from the Italian fashion house, is still regarded as a sought after item...

Fiat 500 Aznom mid-engine unveiled at Top Marques Monaco show

Italian automotive tuner Aznom has unveiled a rather special car at this year's Top Marques car show in Monaco. It's called the Aznom Fiat 500 Motore Centrale, which means its driveline layout is mid-engine, rear-wheel drive - converted from the standard front-engine, front-wheel drive layout. Yep, a rear-wheel drive super mini...

Fiat to increase Chrysler stake to 30 percent

Recent international reports have revealed that Fiat is planning to raise its stake in Chrysler from 25 to 30 percent as the company plans to pass two sets of performance criteria set by the US government. According to a Bloomberg News report, two sources have revealed the plans made by Fiat boss, Sergio Marchionne...

2011 Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari by Romeo Ferraris with 194kW

How much power can you extract from a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder? Well, BMW used to get 969kW from a 1.5-litre back in the old Formula One days, but it seems Italian tuning company Romeo Ferraris has managed to do quite well with this creation. It's a tuned version of the Fiat 500 Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari...

Fiat 500 Zagato Coupe has potential for production: report

The Fiat 500 Zagato Coupe that made a sparkling debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show could go into production, according to reports out of Mexico. Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne told Spanish Autoblog that the 500 Zagato Coupe was under consideration to be manufactured in Mexico, as well as in small numbers in Europe...

2011 Fiat 500 Coupe Zagato at Geneva

Fiat and Italian design specialist, Zagato, have unveiled their new Fiat 500 Coupe Zagato at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. The Coupe features a trimmed-down two-door layout with all-new body styling. The special edition was created by none-other-than Zagato who developed an original model of the first Fiat 500 of the Fifties...