Saturday, November 20, 2010
2012 Fiat 500 offers two transmissions
The 1.4-liter engine features four valves per cylinder and is the first mass-production engine for the North American market to incorporate Fiat’s Fully Variable Valve Actuation (FVVA) (MultiAir). The new 2012 Fiat 500 offers two transmissions for the North American market. Exclusively available for the North American market, the new six-speed automatic transmission provides the new Fiat 500 with smooth shifting and excellent fuel economy. The transmission allows for driver-selectable gear changes
The 2012 Fiat is available in three models: Pop, Sport and Lounge.
Fiat 500 Sport
For the driving enthusiast, the new Fiat 500 Sport model encompasses modified springs, shock tuning, steering calibration and exhaust tuning to deliver a more firm ride and responsive handling. Inside, the new Fiat 500 Sport features unique sport-styled seating in a Gray/Black interior environment, a BOSE--Energy Efficient Series audio system with six premium speakers and subwoofer, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, Blue & Me Handsfree Communication technology with USB port and iPod control capability.
Fiat 500 Lounge
Tailored for individuals who want their Fiat 500 to reflect their fashion-oriented lifestyles, the new Fiat 500 Lounge model features premium amenities (in addition to the Fiat 500 Pop features) including the all-new six-speed automatic transmission with driver-selectable gear changes, front- and rear-fascia chromed accents, chrome mirror caps, fog lamps, fixed glass roof, 15-inch aluminum wheels with all-season tires, premium cloth seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, BOSE Energy Efficient Series audio system with six premium speakers and subwoofer, security alarm, Blue & Me Handsfree Communication technology with USB port and iPod control capability.
The Fiat 500 offers 1.4-liter MultiAir engine with two transmission options, seven standard airbags and Blue & Me Handsfree Communication, its interactive driving software
The new Fiat delivers 101 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 98 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm.
Exclusively available for the North American market, an all-new six-speed automatic transmission provides the new Fiat 500 with smooth shifting and excellent fuel economy. An upgraded five-speed manual transmission features new gear ratios for the U.S. market, improving fuel efficiency and acceleration. Key new adaptations for the 2012 Fiat include:
The new" Fiat 500" will be in 14 metallic, non-metallic and premium tri-coat pearl finishes, every new 2012 Fiat 500 two interior options, black or ivory.
A full line of authentic Fiat 500 accessories by Mopar will offer customers even more personalization possibilities at their local Fiat dealership, including unique striping packages, exterior and interior styling accessories and authentic Fiat-styled merchandise.