FCA announces the return of the Fiat 124 Spider to the US, pricing inside image

Following an almost three decades-long hiatus, the Fiat 124 Spider has set foot on American soil again, with the first models reaching the Port of Baltimore and the Port of San Diego.

The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider will reach dealerships this very month, with eager clients allowed to snatch one if they pay the starting fee of $24,995. We already know the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider reaching showrooms this month is actually a reworked Mazda MX-5 and one of the arguments in the Italian’s favor might be the $24,995 starting price. Even the base version will come with things such as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, premium cloth seats, and a six-speaker audio system, as well as push-button ignition, silver trim, and 16-inch alloy wheels, among others.

FCA announces the return of the Fiat 124 Spider to the US, pricing inside 1

Upgrading to the $27,495 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso will get you a tweaked out exterior styling complete with silver windshield surround, a chromed dual exhaust system, and bigger 17-inch alloy wheels. Among the standard offerings the Italians have included heated leather seats, piano black trim, and an infotainment system with a seven-inch display. More importantly, clients can also go for the 124 Spider Abarth – which comes with a sporty front bumper, a reworked suspension, as well as a limited-slip rear differential to warrant the $28,195 price tag. The premium also brings things such as a strut tower brace, a four-tailpipe exhaust system, and 17-inch alloy wheels with Gun Metal flavor. All models come equipped with the same turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that comes with 164 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. It has been linked to a standard six-speed manual gearbox, with the automatic available for another $1,350.