With the launch of the Fiat 124 Spider, the italians have recovered one of the names most mythical of your catalog. Thus the range Fiat model more sporty and aspirational brand, recovering part of the essence past of the brand. Now from OmniAuto made an interesting proposal, recreating a Fiat 124 Coupe by using a render. And the truth, does not seem at all a bad idea.
The Fiat 124 Spider is a derivative of the Mazda MX-5, the best selling roadster in the world in its four generations. Despite the fact that the Mazda has had over the years some prototype anticipating a body of the coupé, the most similar are the MX-5 NC hard top or the new Mazda MX-5 RF. This render, however, recreates a Fiat 124 Coupe, fully closed, reliving the model that was manufactured between the years 67 and 75, and that in Spain know as the SEAT 124 Sport.
The Mazda MX-5 RF has a hard top type targa
it is not Yet clear if Fiat will dare to launch a model with these features, although it would be interesting to be able to planting face-to-models like the Subaru BRZ or Toyota GT86. On the other hand, it would be a very niche market, which could make that Fiat is to take back in a project like this.
Mechanically there is no doubt that you would hold the same engine 1.4 turbo the Fiat 124 Spider, with 140 horses and rear-wheel drive. Also, they would share equipment. The solution that most intrigue to those who expect a Fiat 124 Coupe is access to the trunk, which could be through a gate with the rear window or trunk lid smaller.
Source – OmniAuto