Fiat 500 Riva: spirit, nautical, and Italian tradition to a unique urban

For those that don’t know, Riva is a manufacturer of speed boats, luxury. Were announced few decades ago, making fast boats that the wealthy Italian industrial rode in the Lake As. Ferruccio Lamborghini had a Aquarama very special, with two V12 engines of their bulls of asphalt. Today we come to speak of the Fiat 500 Riva, a collaboration between the nautical world and the world of the automobile. A small open-top city full of tradition and noble materials.

Each unit is sent to the facilities of Riva, where it is customized with unique details.

The painting of the bodywork of the Fiat 500 is a color “Will be Blue”, the same shade as the yacht Aquariva are painted. In addition, the body has been accented with thin lines, which mimic the waterline of the boat. Their wheels of 16 inches have also been painted in a bluish hue. The rims have chrome parts to match the mirror covers, and details of your front. Since it is your responsibility to combine it with a diver watch and clothing signed by Paul & Shark.

fiat-500-riva-2016-14inside the Fiat 500 Riva is where true luxury lies. mahogany Wood natural, identical to the one that Riva uses on their yachts, lining the dashboard, gear knob of the gear lever and the openings of the doors. Their veins are visible, and the pack visual provides is huge. By techniques of marquetry, have presented the logo of Riva on the glove compartment and a thin transverse line in maple wood, a little more clear. The same can be said for the pattern of gears of the gearbox of the small Fiat.

Optionally, owners can specify a set of sound Beats and more details of court aesthetic.

The leather upholstery of this Fiat 500 is signed by Poltrona Frau, and have in the backs of the seats with the embroidered logo of Riva. In the event that we have a 500 coupe between hands – is available on both bodies – we will have a diaphanous panoramic roof. To further distinguish this Fiat 500 of the more mundane, the first 500 units of each market will be identified by a plate that is numbered, located in the center console of the urban Italian.

fiat-500-riva-2016-12on A technical level, the Fiat 500 Riva is available with the full range of engines. That is to say, a 1.2 69 HP as access to gasoline, supplemented with two 0.9 TwinAir two-cylinder with 85 HP and 105 HP. The range diesel is composed by a 1.3 Multijet 95 HP, good benefits and a very low consumption. As I’m sure you can understand, there will not be a version “Abarth by Riva” or something like that.

Source: Fiat