Fiat Joins Matte Paint Club With Two Detroit Auto Show Concepts

Fiat has unveiled two design studies that will make their official debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show tomorrow.

Though they’re officially labeled as concepts, there’s a good chance these two models will become variants that could be specially ordered from a Fiat dealership.

The first is the Fiat 500 Abarth Tenebra concept that features a matte Grigio gray paint with Nero black chrome exterior accents. All the lighting on the vehicle also receives a gloss Nero treatment while 16-inch Hyper Nero Chrome wheels have been fitted on each hub. Fine touches on the exterior include a bodyside stripe, while the mirror covers get a contrasting gloss Grigio finish, just like the giant Abarth scorpion on the roof. The interior also gets overhauled with the seats, steering wheel, shift knob, and handbrake with Grigio piping and stitching. Lastly, matte carbon fiber trim finishes off the dash.

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The second concept is the Fiat 500 Cattiva, which is based on the 500 Turbo model. On the exterior, the Italian automaker gave the 500 a Rame paint job that’s been contrasted by a gloss Nero roof and rear spoiler. Similar to the Tenebra, the Cattiva also gets blacked-out Nero headlights, taillights, and parking light bezels. The factory 16-inch wheels receive a satin gray finish.

Interior upgrades include a matte Nero instrument panel, leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, and handbrake feature Argento silver stitching.

Both Fiat 500 concepts will sport Beats Audio sound systems.

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