Produced since 1966 Fiat 124 Spider is able to receive a new life, half a century after its first coming. Presentation of the new model of the Roadster was held in the framework of the automobile salon in Los Angeles. 2017 Fiat 124 Spider was created in close cooperation with Japanese automaker Mazda. Particularly, from “Eastern partner” was borrowed the platform underlying the model Mazda MX-5.
2017 Fiat 124 Spider Exterior and Interior Concept
The design on the Fiat 124 Spider 2017 is extremely impressive plus it comes with many references on the original Spider. The automobile is 5.5-inches longer as opposed to MX5 overall however it actually shares an identical wheelbase. The front end is much more upright plus a bit longer as you move the back has become lengthened with a small margin additionally. In our opinion, the design in the front end in the automobile is actually not European and that we have to point out that it does look as being similar to the Dodge Dart which might also suggest that this automobile goes to be released about the US market at the same time. The back within the other hand could seem to borrow some on the design cues in the Viper that’s quite unusual for this sort of cheap automobile. Unlike the MX5, the 124 will include 17-inch wheels as standard whereas 18-inch wheels will probably be available for the Abarth model that may also come that has a hardtop instead in the usual manual soft-top too as utilizing a slightly more aggressive body-kit.
Although the outside of the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is radically different from its sibling MX-5, there may be not much difference in the inside. Everything from center console, dash board, steering wheel, seats to infotainment system are similar and sure distinct features of the spider 124 stands out. The dashboard has an additional layer of leather on its lower side. The steel wheel has the identical three spoke design. A composite infotainment system offered in the incoming automobile includes facilities like MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, AM/FM radio, multimedia control, 6-speakers, rear camera, HD radio, 3D navigation and voice recognition that allows the driver to use their mobile phones navigation and music systems hands free.
2017 Fiat 124 Spider Engine Specs Concept
Additionally it is believed that the manufacturer would also offer a very stable and reliable engine version, and that it could be a 1.4 liter engine which might be capable to supply about 180HP. It is usually estimated that Fiat 124 Spider 2017 would have 6-speeds and manual transmission, even though there are some estimates which predict that the manufacturer would additionally provide a variant with the automatic transmission. This automobile could be made to be additionally very fast. Specifically, the acceleration rate can be more than good, and it’s anticipated that this automobile would have the maximum speed of 130 mph. moreover, this automobile would be capable to reach 60 mph in only 6.5 seconds. Moreover, it’s believed that this automobile could be constructed on the platform which might have the rear-wheel driving system.
2017 Fiat 124 Spider Release Date and Price
The new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider might be available in the market during the last few months of the year 2016 at a minimum base price of $28,000.