Fiat 500: A North American distribution define
The American manufacturer Chrysler LLC which owns Fiat currently has 20% of assets while meeting recently many of its dealers to invite them to join the new distribution network of Fiat cars in North America. Since it would appear that not all dealers of the brand offer their customers a Fiat vehicle.
The Fiat 500 is at our doors
The first Griffee name car Fiat be available in North America is the subcompact "500" which should normally be found in dealerships by the end of this year.
According greeting pious manufacturer, we want to sell more than 50,000 Fiat 500 in the first year of its sale in America.
This very small car desiree by dealers of the brand is currently produced in the Mexican plant of Toluca. Coming thus take the place of the Chrysler Pt Cruiser who fired his reverence.
Three variants will be offered, including:
2010 Fiat 500 Coupe
2011 Fiat 500 Cabriolet
2012 Fiat 500 Electric
The small Italian sold in America have a four-cylinder engine 1.4-liter Multiair. Engine assembles our neighbors to the south.
Mini Cooper in the crosshairs
It is also much talk of offering the Abarth version of the Fiat 500. This declination is powered by a turbocharged engine that develops 135 horsepower. A more powerful version of this model is currently under development whose power would be around 160 horses. Here, we attack a lot more to the Mini Cooper S. Version
These sports versions allow Chrysler has to offer in America a very interesting alternative to the Mini Cooper or a Mini Cooper S in addition to being offered at a price that should be more modest.
In addition, considering the next marketing on the old continent a family version of the Fiat 500 CALLED Giardinetta. A spelling which has already been used in the 60 years. Obviously, the latter will counterbalance the Mini Countryman.
The final version available in North America from the small Fiat 500 will be officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto to be held in mid-November.
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