Fiat 500X is a Baby Crossover With Italian Style

Fiat 500X is a Baby Crossover With Italian Style
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Fiat is taking another stab at creating a larger 500 variant, but this time, instead of tall wagon thing like the 500L, the company is playing it safe by creating a compact crossover called the 500X. Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 500,000th Unit Produced

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 500,000th Unit Produced
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Today, Mercedes-Benz produced its 500,000th W212 E-Class at its assembly plant in Sindelfingen, Germany.  It took the automaker three years to hit this production milestone on the latest generation of E-Class, first introduced in 2009 at the Geneva Motor Show. The 500,000th car is a white E350 4Matic and is destined for the U.S. market. The… Continue Reading...

Fiat Planning Third Model for American Lineup

Fiat Planning Third Model for American Lineup
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The Fiat brand has had a bumpy start in the U.S. market, but the Italian automaker hopes to change things around now that its dealer network has finally expanded. Last year, Fiat 500 sales only hit 19,769 cars, way below its target goal of 50,000. But now with the Abarth 500 on the horizon, the… Continue Reading...

What Did Model Catrinel Menghia Really Say in Abarth Super Bowl Ad

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What Did Model Catrinel Menghia Really Say in Abarth Super Bowl Ad
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Sex sells, even if you don’t quite know what that pretty lady is saying. Luckily we’ve got the subbed version of the popular Fiat 500 Abarth advertisement, right here! This spot, which was proved to be one of the most successful ads seen during the superbowl, was first seen way back in November. That doesn’t… Continue Reading...

Fiat 500L Tipped as Name for Five-Door Wagon 500

Fiat 500L Tipped as Name for Five-Door Wagon 500
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Not too long ago, reports came in that Fiat is developing a 500 five-door wagon for the US market and now it appears that the Italian automaker will be reviving the 500L model name for the upcoming five-door 500. The new five-door model gets an L added to its name for being large, and is… Continue Reading...

50,000 Sales Target for Fiat 500 “Incredibly Naive” Admits CEO Marchionne

50,000 Sales Target for Fiat 500 “Incredibly Naive” Admits CEO Marchionne
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Look, we get it. Everyone wants to be a little optimistic when a new model hits the streets, especially when it’s one of Italy’s most iconic compact cars. When Chrysler first introduced the Fiat 500 (read out review here) to the American market, they might have been a little too optimistic by estimating that they’d… Continue Reading...

Fiat 500 Abarth Comes With Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Fiat 500 Abarth Comes With Richard Petty Driving Experience
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Fiat has finally announced the pricing on their 500 Abarth model for the American market, starting at $22,000 and will include a segment-exclusive, full-day Abarth driving experience. The 500 model that’s been “designed for track-day enthusiasts and driving purists who want the ultimate high-performance small car at an attainable price,” the 500 Abarth is powered… Continue Reading...

Fiat 500 Limo Lets You Live Large in a Small Way

Fiat 500 Limo Lets You Live Large in a Small Way
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Italian coachbuilder Castagna Milano has their eyes set on the American market, and to lead their entrance is a stretched Fiat 500 limo in three different variants: LimoSun, LimoCity and LimoCity Presidential. To be frank, we’re a little skeptical that the American market would even have a demand for a Fiat 500 limousine, considering that… Continue Reading...

Fiat 500 Wagon Slated for U.S. Market In 2013

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Fiat 500 Wagon Slated for U.S. Market In 2013
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It’s no surprise that the 500’s return to North America did not make the splash that Fiat expected. Having sold less than 20,000 vehicles in its first model year in the United States, the 500 only did half as well as the company initially forecasted. The success of the 500 is essential to the Italian… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Volt, Fiat 500 Named Top Flops of 2011

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Chevrolet Volt, Fiat 500 Named Top Flops of 2011
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Efficiency is the new black for automakers and consumers alike. Even Porsche customers can get their gas guzzling Cayenne fix in a more efficient hybrid now or diesel soon, which is why it might come as a surprise that two new fuel-efficient guppies in the veritable ocean that is the U.S. car market seem to be floundering…. Continue Reading...

Dodge Journey, Fiat 500 Recalled For Brake Issue

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Dodge Journey, Fiat 500 Recalled For Brake Issue
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Chrysler has issued a recall on Dodge Journey and Fiat 500 models produced between October 24th, 2011 and October 26th, 2011. Even though it’s such a narrow timeframe, 340 vehicles are impacted by the recall due to a faulty brake issue. The vehicles produced in the Chrysler’s Toluca, Mexico plant may have been assembled with… Continue Reading...
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