2016 Fiat 124 Spider - design, interior, specs, video
2016 Fiat 124 Spider which has been producing since 1966 is ready to be updated, half-century after its first generation. Presentation of the new version of roadster was held at the Auto Show in Los Angeles. Unlike its predecessor, whose passenger layout "2+2", the novelty will be exclusively 2-seat Fiat vehicle. 2016 Fiat 124 Spider was created jointly by Italian and Japanese Mazda's engineers.
2016 Fiat 124 Spider: Exterior
Japanese hand is very noticeable in the creation of novelties, as current Italian roadster is a good copy of Mazda MX-5. Externally, the car still remained the original form of the exterior, but looking at the salon, we can find a lot of similarities with Japanese model.
The dimensions of 2016 Fiat 124 Spider are as follows: length - 4054 mm, wheelbase - 2310 mm, width - 1740 mm, height - 1233 mm. Mass of the vehicle depending on the version ranges from 1050 to 1130 kg. There is no doubt, Italian designers have worked on glory. The result of their job became bright modern car.
2016 Fiat 124 Spider: Interior
In contrast to the exterior design, salon of 2016 Fiat 124 Spider does not have unique details so much. Roadster has almost the same interior design as its donor - Mazda MX-5. The exceptions are a few exclusive parts including steering wheel with centered label by Italian manufacturer, uniquely designed instrument panel visor, modified door cards and multimedia system with a large 7-inch display Fiat Connect 7.0. Interestingly, the basic version of 2016 Fiat 124 Spider will receive the audio "Bose" with 9 speakers placed around the cabin, heated seats and steering wheel, climate control, keyless access, adaptive intelligent control of front headlights, cruise control and many security systems.
2016 Fiat 124 Spider: Technical Specs
2016 Fiat 124 Spider is built on rear-wheel drive platform and there is powerful MultiAir turbine engine with 140 HP under the hood. Standard transmission is 6-speed manual gearbox. Front suspension is double wishbone, while rear - multi-link. Base size of tires is 195/50/R16.
The first shipment of is going to North America for sale in Summer 2016 with limited number of 124. Proposed roadster color is Azzurro Italia and each car will receive an individual serial number. In Europe, the model can appear in Autumn 2016.
2016 Fiat 124 Spider: Video