Showing posts in the category of Fiat Concepts

FCC4 Concept is Fiat's Idea of a…Four-Door Pickup Truck Coupe Crossover


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Fiat is trying to either impress or confuse visitors at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil with its new FCC4 Concept model.

Fiat's 500X Crossover Gets a Three-Door Rendition


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Sportier looking three-door body styles might just the next big thing for carmakers as they try to make the most of increased customer demand for small SUVs and crossovers.

Mopar Spruces Up Fiat 500 Abarth and 500L for SEMA


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While the standard Fiat 500 Abarth is a pretty hardcore thing, Mopar thought it can make it even spicier for this year’s SEMA Show.

Fiat 500X Rendered as an Abarth Doesn't Look Bad at All


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The Fiat 500 is a natural fit for Abarth’s lineup of souped-up models, but could the 500X become a target too for the high-performance brand?

Fiat 500 Ron Arad Edition Is Haunted by the Original 500


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Fiat has unveiled the 500 Ron Arad Edition at the Paris Fashion Week, a model that pays tribute to the original 500 in an unusual way.

Check Out this Quattroporte… Fiat 500 Quattroporte Rendering


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Since we now have a five-door variant of the all-new MINI, it’s justifiable to consider a similar variant based on its quasi-rival, the Fiat 500.

The little Fiat would definitely benefit from the addition of two extra doors plus wheelbase, and, for the first time since it was created, actually be any good at carrying more than two people and some shopping.

Yes, sure, Fiat already has the 500L, but that’s an MPV and thus could never really be as cool as the actual 500 that people have grown to know, but in slightly elongated form.

This rendered interpretation by AutoProjecoes, while slightly disproportionate-looking (probably due to the use of a photo that wasn’t shot dead on perpendicular), seems quite accurate and paints a picture of what a five-door 500 would look like if Fiat only made it longer than the three-door sans any other design changes.

By Andrei Nedelea

Rendering via AutoProjecoes

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Fiat Goes Surfing with 500L-Vans Design Study


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Fiat debuted a surf-themed concept car called 500L-Vans during this past weekend at the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California.

Fiat 500L Gets Sporty Abarth Look via Rendering


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It would not be at all out of place if Fiat made this exact car, a sportier variant of the already released 500L, the family-friendly child seat-bearer with a cute Italian face. The maker’s history is peppered with mundane cars that gained fame by dropping their Fiat badge and adopting an Abarth one, along with performance mods.

Fiat Reminisces of the Summer of 1957 with 500 Vintage Study


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Just a few months after Fiat rolled out the limited-production "500 1957 Edition" at the 2013 LA Auto Show last November, the Italians are playing the vintage game again at the Geneva Motor Show with a special study paying tribute to the 500 designed by Dante Giacosa, which was presented in Turin on July 4, 1957.

Mopar Helps Fiat Add Some Surfer Kewlness to 500L Trekking


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Let's be frank now; the 500L isn't one of Fiat's best styling efforts, looking more like a pregnant guppy fish than a cute five-door interpretation of the classic 500. The Trekking edition that gives the 500L a taller riding, soft-roader appearance, does help with the cosmetic aspect.

Fiat Debuts Punto-Based Avventura Concept at Delhi Auto Expo


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In case you didn't notice already, the vast majority of carmakers active in India are concentrating their efforts on the sub-4 meter small car category, and especially five door hatchbacks, sedans, and crossovers.

Mopar Presents Its 2013 SEMA Show Lineup


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Fiat and Chrysler’s in-house tuner Mopar will bring twenty customized vehicles at the upcoming SEMA Show in Las Vegas from Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT and Fiat brands. Here are some of the Mopar-modified 2013 Chrysler Group SEMA display vehicles.

Zender's White-Hot Abarth 500 Corsa Stradale Concept


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Thanks to Ferrari and other sports car makers from Italy, most automotive enthusiasts know what to expect when the words "Corsa" and "Stradale" are used to name a vehicle(for the record, "Corsa" is Italian for "Race" and "Stradale" for road), not that Zender's Abarth 500 Corsa Stradale needs to explain what it was made for…

Designer Reimagines Fiat 127 for the 21st Century as the 500's Big Brother


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The Fiat 127 was a replacement for the pretty 850, and it was built between 1971 and 1983, when it was replaced by the Uno. It followed a simple design strategy of clean shapes and lines with good proportions. This is why if you see one on the street today, particularly in a nice color, you will notice it.

Now the 127 has been reimagined for the 21st century as a big brother to the successful 500, and could theoretically be built, as it has been designed to not only look as close as possible to the original model, but to also be built on the same platform that underpins the Fiat Punto and Alfa Romeo MiTo. It is the work of David Obendorfer, who also gave us this modern Renault 4.

Fiat 500 Abarth Tenebra and 500 Cativa Concepts on Display in Detroit [Live Photos]


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It may not be a standalone brand yet, as reports have suggested, but the 500 family is nevertheless expanding rapidly with five-door minivan and crossover offsoots.

That’s not to say that Chrysler’s Italian partner has left the standard, three-door 500 alone: after introducing the 160HP 500C Abarth and the all-electric 500e at LA last November, today it unveiled two design concepts at the 2013 North American International Auto Show.

Fiat 500 Beach Cruiser Concept Unveiled Ahead of SEMA Show Debut


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About a month ago, the Chrysler Group announced plans to display more than 20 Mopar-prepped Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat and SRT brand concept vehicles and project cars at the 2012 SEMA aftermarket show, which takes place from October 30 through November 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Today, we get our first glimpse of one of those models and in particular, the Fiat 500 Beach Cruiser that was revealed during a special event at Mopar’s Accessory and Performance Lab in Michigan.

Fiat 500 Bellavista Design Concepts for Stylish Speedster and Roadster Variants


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The Fiat 500 is beloved subject for many professional and amateur designers to express their creativity and skills. The 500 concept studies bundled under the Bellavista moniker that you see pictured here are the work of the students from the Polytechnic of Milan and Madeindreams.

The students developed two similar prototypes based on the Abarth 500. The first is a two-seater roadster model with a regular windshield, beefed up wheel arches, a double canopy behind the headrests and re-styled front and rear bumpers.

Lazzarini Design Looking for Someone to Invest $550,000 to Build a Ferrari-Powered Fiat 550 Italia


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Apparently, Nissan's much-hyped decision to create the ultimate small crossover by blending the body of the Juke with the mechanical hardware of the GT-R has found an imitator of sorts in the guise of Lazzarini Design Studio.

The unknown Italian company would like to find an investor and car enthusiast willing to spend around $550,000 (~€440,000) to fund the development of a unique Fiat 500, one that is powered by the…Ferrari 458 Italia's running gear.

The proposed car is named Fiat 550 Italia, not only as a nod to its price, but also to the number of ponies produced by a slightly de-tuned version of the Ferrari's 4.5-liter V8, and we quote Lazzarini Design:

"The engine it was slightly detuned from 570HP to 550HP, this cause in the simulator the exeed of torque could badly balance the car during fast shifting operations."

Fiat Tunes Into the New 500 for the SEMA Show


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A pair of fancied-up Fiat 500 hatchbacks will be making their way to Las Vegas next week for the 2011 edition of the SEMA aftermarket show.

The Italian company released a single picture of the 500 Titanium while we only get some initial details on the firm's second concept, the 500 Carbon.

Rumors: Fiat to Expand 500 Range with New Models Including Crossover


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Banking on the success of its new 500 hatch, Fiat plans to enhance the small car's range with a variety of new models within the next two years according to Autoweek.

The first new addition to arrive in North America is the Abarth, the sportiest version of Fiat’s city car that's already available in Europe. The Abarth 500 is powered by a highly-tuned 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder delivering 180HP and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) of torque.