2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva

Η Fiat Αμερικής ανακοίνωσε ότι θα παρουσιάσει μια νέα έκδοση του 500 στο φετινό Concorso Italiano που θα ξεκινήσει αυτή τη Παρασκευή που θα γίνει στο ράντσο του golf της Laguna Seca, στο Monterey.

Η έκδοση θα ονομαστεί Cattiva, που στα ιταλικά ουσιαστικά περιγράφει έναν άνθρωπο ως “τρελό αλλά cool”. Η ειδική αυτή έκδοση θα διαθέτει μαύρη γυαλιστερή οροφή, φιμέ φωτιστικά σώματα και 16άρες ζάντες αλουμινίου βαμμένες σε μαύρο Hyper Nero.

2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva

Στο εσωτερικό όμως οι αλλαγές περιορίζονται μόνο στη διχρωμία των καθισμάτων, στις μαύρες ματ λεπτομέρειες και στο δερμάτινο σπορ τιμόνι.

Τέλος, μηχανικά θα είναι διαθέσιμο με δυο κινητήρια σύνολα, το ατμοσφαιρικό τετρακύλινδρο 1,4-λίτρων απόδοσης 101 ίππων και 132 Nm ροπής, και τον turbo 1.4-λίτρων απόδοσης 135 ίππων και 203 Nm ροπής.

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A “Naughty” Fiat 500 to Debut at Concorso Italiano

New 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva provides a factory-tuned look, with blacked-out design elements and two-color appearance on 500 Sport and more powerful 500 Turbo models

August 13, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – In Italian, “Cattiva” can describe a person or situation that is naughty yet cool. With that inspiration in mind, FIAT designers developed a standout, factory-customized Cinquecento with a “blacked out” look and an aggressive demeanor: the Fiat 500 Cattiva.

“The FIAT brand is all about personalization and self-expression,” said Jason Stoicevich, Head of FIAT Brand for North America, Chrysler Group LLC. “Now, Fiat 500 customers have a chance to showcase a different side of their personalities with the special-edition 500 Cattiva exuding a devilish designed-for-the-street look.”

New Fiat 500 Cattiva provides the 500 Sport and 500 Turbo models with a factory-tuned look Inspired by the FIAT Design concept that debuted at the 2013 North American International Auto Show, the limited-production Fiat 500 Cattiva adds more excitement and tuned style to the 2013 Fiat 500 Sport and more powerful Fiat 500 Turbo models.

The aggressive styling approach starts with blacked-out headlamp, taillamp and parking lamp bezels and unique 16-inch Hyper Nero painted aluminum wheels with all-season performance tires. A uniquely painted Gloss Nero roof and performance spoiler enhance the silhouette of the athletically designed Fiat 500 Sport, or the performance-styled 500 Turbo with a bi-color look. Exterior paint colors for the 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva include Rosso (red), Rame (copper), Nero Puro (straight black), Argento (silver), Granito Lucente (granite crystal), Bianco (white) and Luce Blue (light blue, 500 Sport only).

Inside, the Fiat 500 Cattiva features a Nero interior environment paired with Nero/Grigio (black/gray) cloth sport seats with Argento (silver) accent stitching. For a premium look and feel, Nero leather-trimmed seats are also available. Finishing the interior is a Matte Nero instrument panel for an understated look, while a Nero leather-wrapped shift knob and sport steering wheel are hand-stitched with Argento accent thread for added for detail.

The 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva based on the 500 Sport includes the innovative 1.4-liter MultiAir® engine and fun-to-drive C514 five-speed manual transmission that deliver an EPA estimated 31 mpg city and 40 mpg highway. Like all FIAT products, engaging dynamics are essential, and the 500 Cattiva includes a driver selectable “Sport” mode on the instrument panel to unleash a more aggressive throttle map. Additionally, this naturally aspirated 500 Cattiva offers an optional six-speed automatic transmission with driver-selectable gear changes. With the six-speed automatic transmission, the driver can also select “Sport” mode on the instrument panel for a more aggressive shift schedule and a throttle map that improves engine responsiveness.

For the driving enthusiast, the Fiat 500 Cattiva based on the 500 Turbo includes the MultiAir Turbo engine and sport-tuned exhaust to deliver 34 percent more power (135 vs. 101 horsepower) and 53 percent more torque (150 vs. 98 lb.-ft.) compared to the naturally aspirated model. Also upgraded in the powertrain is the track-proven C510 five-speed manual transmission that includes an intermediate shaft with equal-length half shafts to mitigate torque steer. Additionally, brake performance is improved with semi-metallic brake linings at all four corners and larger 11.1-inch ventilated front rotors (up from 10.1-inch).

The 2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva will debut at Concorso Italiano, which takes place August 16 at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey, California, and is scheduled to arrive at FIAT studios nationwide in the fourth quarter of this year. Pricing for the Fiat 500 Cattiva based on the 500 Sport model starts at $18,350, plus $800 destination charge. Pricing for the more powerful Fiat 500 Turbo based model starts at $20,350, plus $800 destination charge.