To pay homage to the rich history of the Fiat 500, fiat has introduced a special 1957 edition variant set to officially debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show.
Highlighting 57 years of the legendary iconic "Nuova" 500The 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition based on the iconic 500 Lounge features a retro exterior available in three classic colours: Bianco (white), Verde Chiaro (light green) and Celeste (celestial blue). The 1957 Edition further boasts a sport-tuned suspension, and a Bianco roof for a two-tone appearance. The car is also fitted with exclusive 16-inch wheels sporting a wide chromed lip, body-colour accent and a large centre cap with a historic Fiat emblem, and standard all-season performance tyres.
The interior is elegantly clothed with Marrone (brown) leather seats, metallic accents and a premium audio system. There is also a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a unique key fob with a Marrone casing and Avorio-painted "1957" graphic.
Innovative powertrainPower comes from a 1.4-liter MultiAir engine that develops 75kW and 132Nm of torque, and connects to either a five-speed manual transmission or an optional six-speed automatic gearbox.
Like all Fiat products, the 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition is equipped with engaging dynamics. Such as a driver-selectable "Sport" mode on the instrument panel to unleash a more aggressive throttle map.
An optional six-speed automatic transmission with driver-selectable gear changes. In Sport mode, the automatic transmission offers a more aggressive shift schedule and throttle map for improved engine responsiveness.
The 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition will debut officially next week at the LA Motor Show and is said to go on sale next year.