The Fiat 500 was a tremendously popular and successful car, racking up huge global sales. A larger version branded the Fiat 500L was then released in 2012 and now at the Paris Motor Show the latest variant of the 500 has come into light. The 500X.
The Fiat 500X is a crossover with two models available; one offering a fun loving side of the car, and a more rugged version aimed towards a adventurous market. With 12 body colours to choose from and 8 different designs for the wheels, this car really gives the owner the opportunity to personalise their Fiat 500X to how they want. As well as a 4 petrol models and 3 diesel options to choose from, various transmission options include Fiat’s first ever 9-speed automatic gearbox. The power output from the car spans from 95 bhp in the 1.3 litre diesel to 184 bhp in the 2.4 litre Tigershark engine.
The 500X is compact to look at from the outside, but remains spacious and inviting once inside. This Fiat is a practical car with options such as colour touchscreen, satellite navigation, voice control and an array of controls on the wheel means that the driver is able to keep their attention on the road. Also there is the ability to connect a users smartphone to receive notifications from social media through the touchscreen.
There is no doubt that the Fiat 500X will follow in the 500’s and 500L’s footsteps by being a very popular. A stylish and contemporary car with lots of customisable options and gadgets that suits the modern world around it well. The Fiat 500X is available in the UK around Springtime 2015.