Fiat has revealed two custom versions of its 500L urban runabout at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, attempting to give the urban runabout a little more off-road cred.
Representing both “surf” and “turf” the 500L Adventurer is built to leave the beaten path, while the 500L Thalassa is designed as a beach cruiser.
The former gets a rugged look thanks to fender flares and rocker panels painted in black, contrasting with the white body and orange roof – which sports Mopar roof rails and a large roof basket. Housed inside the new wheel arches are big 18-inch wheels.
Inside the Adventurer gets black suede seats with orange accents throughout the cabin as well as a list of Mopar bits including a pedal kit, cargo organizer and new door-sill plates.
Performance for the 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder gets a tweak thanks to a Mopar cold air intake and cat-back exhaust.
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Switching to the sand is the 500L Thalassa in a Vibrance Bright Orange paint color and unique 18-inch “Beach Cruiser” wheels, that Mopar will begin offering for retail sale.
Sporting a lowered ride height, the Thalassa also gains Mopar roof rails, perfect for holding a surf board.
Inside is where things get particularly interesting with a wetsuit material used for the seat construction, as well as the rear cargo area. There’s also water jug for a quick rinse-off after hitting the beach, and even a towel rack.
Along with a host of other small touches, like the off-road 500L, the Thalassa gains a Mopar cold air intake and cat-back exhaust to, “kick up a little more sand.”
GALLERY: Fiat 500L Adventurer
GALLERY: Fiat 500L Thalassa
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