New Fiat 500 range makes debut
By Kyle Lindsay
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 13:00
BOOST: Cult is the newest addition to Fiat 500 range
Fiat are set to debut their new 500 range, including the new TwinAir 105hp engine and range-topping Cult version.
Launching at the Geneva Motor Show ahead of going on sale next month, the new offering boasts segment-first seven-inch TFT digital instruments, as well as new colours, seats, upholsteries and alloy wheels.
The new 105hp 0.9litre TwinAir Turbo, the newest member of the award-winning TwinAir engine family, employs a high-efficiency turbocharger and stop/start functionality.
Combined with a six-speed manual gearbox, it offers a 0-62mph time of 10seconds, fuel efficiency of 67mpg and CO2 emissions of 99g/km.
Models fitted with the engine are also equipped with rear disc brakes as standard.
Meanwhile, the new 500 Cult builds on the high-specification Lounge version, which offers a sunroof, Bluetooth, leather multifunction steering wheel and air conditioning as standard.
Additional specification on the Cult includes 16inch alloy wheels, a gloss black roof panel, chrome or gloss black door mirror covers, chrome exterior detailing, rear parking sensors and leather seats.
The full Fiat engine range is available in the 500 Cult: the 69hp 1.2litre petrol, the 85hp 0.9litre TwinAir Turbo Petrol, the 95hp 1.3litre MultiJet II Turbo Diesel and the 105hp 0.9litre TwinAir Turbo Petrol.
Standard safety equipment includes ABS with EBD, seven airbags, ISOFIX attachments and daytime running lights.