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Fiat Punto Evo – Evolution Of The Species

Think small cars and a string of super-successful Fiats should spring to mind: the ground-breaking 600, the trend-setting 127, the innovative Uno, and progressive Punto. The Fiat 127, first of the ‘superminis’, was voted Car of the Year 1972 and was destined to become Europe’s best-selling car, continuing in production until the introduction of the Fiat Uno in 1983, by which time a total of 5.6 million had been built. Compared with the 127, the Uno was some 6cm shorter and a similar amount taller. Voted

2010 Fiat 500 by Diesel combines exclusiveness and functionality

At the “Bread & Butter” youth fashion show in Berlin, Fiat premiered its 2010 Fiat 500 by Diesel, a special-edition compact vehicle which boasts two striking new features: the “Midnight indigo” blue body colour, and the second-generation turbodiesel 1.3 Multijet II 95hp (Euro 5) engine with Start&Stop system. The exclusive urban newcomer will be manufactured in limited number of 10 thousand units for the worldwide market. Outsi

Fiat 500 Gets In The Pink

It’s the limited edition Fiat 500 that customers have been asking for ever since the popular city car was launched in 2008 – the 500 Pink has arrived. Just 500 examples of the super-stylish supermini will be available when it goes on sale from today (19 January) – and customers will only be able to order one online. Appealing mainly to young women, the 500 Pink looks set to become 2010’s ‘must-have’ motoring fashion item, and is the first of several exciting Fiat 500 l

New Fiat Doblo: fall of the design

The first Fiat Doblo, which came in 2001 was ugly. After that in 2005 it received a facelift and became even uglier. Now we are expecting the ugliest version of Doblo.How can somebody buy this car, it is not good-looking, it is not agile, it is not big enough and even it is not cheap. It is targeted to men with big families and we wonder, who will buy a vehicle, which looks like Multipla - the ugliest car of the century. Obviously there is something wrong with our taste for cars, because the

Fiat Punto Evo

Punto Evo made its first debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The badge “Evo” highlights a level of evolution in car design that is capable of satisfying customers who are increasingly demanding in terms of technology, driveability and respect for the environment. Fiat Punto Evo will be powered by a wide range of Euro 5 Engines. There will be second-generation 1.3 litre MultiJet and the 1.4 litre MultiAir engines. The range is going to be reinforced by hybrid methane and LPG systems to achi

HAMANN LARGO - a Fiat 500 full of dynamism

The tuning company HAMANN didn’t miss to refine one of the best small city cars – Fiat 500. HAMANN re-designed the whole car body. They broaden it with 30mm at the front and 35mm at the back axle. The body kit includes custom front skirt, custom side skirts and newly designed tail. The tuning specialists added 4 exhaust pipes and a specially customized diffuser. This completes the aggressive look of the small car. The tuning package from HAMANN includes new bigger wheels - 8.0J x 18” for the front- and 9.0

Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari”

The Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari” is about to make its debut at the forthcoming 63rd Frankfurt International Motor Show. This new Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari” is a performance version of the Abarth 500 and represents the link between Abarth and Ferrari based on shared values that include a passion for performance, a racing soul, attention to detail and Italian style. The Abarth 695 “Tributo Ferrari” is an amazing automobile that not only extends the sports range of Abarth, but also

Fiat Punto Evo to debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Fiat Punto Evo will make its world debut at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, a debut destination for many car makers. The Punto Evo represents the evolution of the Grande Punto. With more style, safety and innovative features that ever, the new Fiat Punto Evo is destined to repeat the success of its predecessor.

Karl Schnorr's power upgrades for Fiat 500 Abarth

Fiat 500 Abarth is currently the fastest model in the 500 family, but if you think that is still not enough, the German tuner head - Karl Schnorr Kraftfahrzeuge got brand new, actually two brand new power programs. But one step after the other! First, Schnorr made little to enhance the sportier look of the 500 Abarth model by adding a OZ aluminium rims (Seria Rossa red) in size 7x17” (1.090 Euro), and a special coilover kit which lowers the Fiat a few millimeters (1.270 Euro). The Fiat 500 Abarth pow

Aznom Panda 4x4 Valgrisa

The customization of a Panda 4x4 made by Aznom was born in the Valle d'Aosta Mountains. It came from the Valgrisa idea to make a car designed for travel routes between the mountains roads and in line with the traditional values of the company. The customization has focused mainly on the interiors that have been coated with leather combined with the refined Rosset wool, produced by Valgrisa according to the traditional methods of the Valle d'Aosta. It created a connection with the materials an

Elle Macpherson and her new boyfriend - The 500C

Fiat’s stunning new addition this summer – the 500C – has a new fan in the form of another supermodel, Elle Macpherson. Elle, who already drives a 500 hatchback, asked Fiat Group Automobiles UK if she could try a 500C – the convertible version of Fiat’s popular supermini – and promptly fell in love with the one that was loaned to her. “I love the Fiat 500C, it has that sexy, cool, Italian thing going on!” says Elle. “I like the way the car drives – it is perfect for cities with its small turn

Fiat Qubo to get eco:Drive fuel saving technology

The versatile Qubo mini-MPV is the latest in Fiat’s range to benefit from eco:Drive, the in-car system that can save fuel and reduce emissions. eco:Drive, which allows drivers to download a record of their driving style from car to computer with a USB memory stick, and learn how to reduce their impact on the environment, is already available on other Fiat cars, including 500, 500C, Grande Punto and Bravo. Launched by Fiat in 2008, the free-of-charge, award-winning system helps motorists understand the impact o