Fiat 500-60th Edition Launched, Celebrates Fiat 500’s 60th Anniversary
The iconic Italian city car, Fiat 500 has now completed its 60 years in the global market. To celebrate the occasion, Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) has introduced a new edition of the car – Fiat 500-60th – in UK. Since, it’s just a special edition, only 250 units of the car will be sold.
Interestingly, first 60 units of the Fiat 500-60th edition will have an individual numbered limited edition plate along with an authenticity certificate. Bookings have already commenced, while deliveries will be made from July 4, 2017.
Painted in Dolcevita dual-tone shade with a grey fabric roof, the Fiat 500-60th edition looks quite sporty. While the bonnet and pillars have special pastel ivory shade, the car’s body has tri-coat white paintwork. The chromed exterior mirrors and special white diamond finish 16-inch alloy wheels add more to its sporty appearance. This special edition features Fiat’s vintage logos and a bespoke 500-60th badge. The number ‘6’and ‘0’ from the 500-60th badge are highlight in red shade.
Interior, too, looks sporty with a bordeaux vinyl dashboard ivory leather gear knob, steering wheel with signature Fiat logo, ivory leather seats with contrasting bordeaux piping, 500-60th kickplates and bespoke floor mats.
The list of features includes a 7-inch HD Uconnect Radio Live touchscreen system with satellite navigation system, Bluetooth, USB and AUX IN connectivity, automatic climate control, multi-function steering wheel, cruise control, rain and dusk sensors, fog lights and rear parking sensors. Fiat offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard on the special edition.
Engine options for the Fiat 500-60th special edition include – a 1.2-litre petrol motor and two 0.9-litre TwinAir. While the former produces 68bhp, the latter is tuned for two states – 84bhp and 104bhp. For performing transmission duties, the car gets a manual and Fiat’s Dualogic gearbox.