When Fiat released the current generation of the 500 never came to think of the impact it would have. In addition to being the model that saved the firm turin-a bankruptcy almost certainly has managed to reverse the ill-fated image that had the manufacturer. For this reason, the group italo americano FCA mima and updated every little time making it increasingly attractive for the public.
in Addition, in this year the Fiat 500’s birthday and the exact figure is 60. Six decades have passed since the first 500 to see the light in an Italy which needed a model affordable to motorize their citizens. Obviously, the model has not been on sale for over sixty years, but his status of myth international makes the Italian firm can afford the luxury to celebrate a birthday in style.
The best way to do this is to take a special version of the imminent Geneva motor show. The model range for the 500 chosen to perform this transformation is the convertible and his name is Sessantesimo. This version is limited and will be presented in official form the next day 7 when the appointment switzerland open their doors to the public.
Fiat 500 Sessantesimo, after being unveiled in Geneva, will be put up for sale. The production announced this special version will be only 560 units and to make it unique will have specific details. The most striking feature is a body painted in two tones that will be accompanied by a chrome package for certain parts of the body. Another of the external elements that we will recognize this version will be the anagrams “560” on the B-pillars of the body. Close the outside, some new alloy wheels of 16 inches with a specific design.
If we go to the inside the Fiat 500 Sessantesimo will have a plate that will tell us the number that it occupies within the special series. In addition, another of the elements that make you stand will be your leather upholstery in an ivory color with contrast stitching. The rest of the equipment added to the sound system, Uconnect Radio Live with touch screen of seven inches with USB port, auxiliary input and Bluetooth, in addition to other elements such as bi-xenon headlamps or tinted glass optional.
To finish we must mention the engines that will be available the Fiat 500 Sessantesimo. In gas will have two blocks of 0.9 and 1.2 litres in the front and powers of 85 and 69 bhp respectively. diesel only there will be available a unique mechanics, that will be the MultiJet II 1.3-liter of displacement and 95 hp.
For now of prices, we cannot talk about, but in a matter of days we will know all about this birthday gift for the 500.
Source – Fiat
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