Fiat 500 gets updated for Geneva image

Fiat has recently announced a series of updates for the 2014 500, as the model in question will be officially presented to the public during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, tomorrow.

The 2014 Fiat 500 is getting a Cult specification, based on the current Lounge, which is adding some extra goodies, such as the chrome or glossy black side mirror covers, the chrome exterior detailing, the glossy black surround for the taillights, the glossy black roof, the 16-inch alloy wheels, the black / red / tobacco leather seats or the new 7-inch TFT instrument panel. The model in question will be available with two extra body colors, with leather upholsteries, seat fabrics and new alloy wheel designs.

Besides these upgrades, the Fiat 500 will also be getting the 0.9 liter TwinAir Turbo engine, which is producing a total output of 105 HP (77 kW) at 5,500 rpm and 145 Nm (107 lb-ft) of torque, available at 2,000 rpm, in Sport mode. In Eco Mode, the car has 98 HP (72 kW) and 120 Nm (89 lb-ft) of torque. The engine is equipped with the start/stop system and in Eco mode, this will be burning 4.2L / 100km of fuel (67 mpg UK / 55 mpg US), while emitting 99 g/km of CO2. The 0 to 100 km/h sprint takes 10 seconds and top speed stands at 188 km/h (117 mph).