2017 Fiat 124 Spider Concept And Rumour
Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, the boss has made no secret of his desire to connect with other major automaker in the search for significant economies of scale. General Motors CEO Mary Barra refused states that the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider can be the product or service in cooperation with another carmaker, it is far from, no matter what kind of kiss Marchionne has in mind.
The car was created in close cooperation with the Japanese car manufacturer Mazda. In particular, Fiat has provided the model underlying platform Mazda MX-5. However, the similarity in appearance between the car remains bound, perhaps only in the proportions of the elements. The rest of the cars are very different, from the development of the body of the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider was made from scratch. The roadster has received a stylish oval recessed lighting, stylized in the same way that older models Fiat Spider. Structurally, it is composed of LED units forming a ring of light. Car bumper is not too large, with a pair of fog lights on the edges. Also include a dual air power, consisting of upper and lower grilles. The bell of the spider is slightly inclined, he raised an athletically formed quite powerful and forgings.
Contrary to the exterior design, inside the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is both unique details. A roadster has almost the same in the “donor” Mazda. The only exceptions are a few exclusive tracks steering wheel with a label of the Italian manufacturer in the middle, differently designed instrument panel display, door cards and multimedia system modified with a large 7-inch screen “Fiat Connect 7.0”. In the basic version of car buyers will have the Bose audio system with nine speakers placed in the cabin, heated seats and steering wheel, climate control, keyless entry, the Intelligent Control adaptive front fog, cruise control and many auxiliary electronic security systems.
2017 Fiat 124 Spider on the head is the 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder Fiat 500 Abarth, modified to the longitudinal assembly. With 160 hp and a torque of 184 lb-ft, it is up to 5 hp and 36 lb-ft at 2050 rpm less compared to all 2.0-liter naturally aspirated in his brother Mazda. However, its redline of 6,500 rpm 300 rpm reduced relative to the Miata.
The first batch of new vehicles will go on sale to the public in North America in the summer of 2016, a limited number of 124 pieces. The proposal roadster color, “Azzurro Italia”, and each vehicle will receive an individual serial number. In Europe, the model will not be released until the second half of 2016. Production of the new model 2017 Fiat 124 Spider will be held at the same location of the Japanese Mazda plant in Hiroshima, where he built MX-5, so the base price of both models is unlikely to be very different. Preliminary estimates 2017 Fiat 124 Spider will cost about $ 25,000.