500 000 ways to make your 500 yours Orders now open in SA for Fiat Cinquecento

The countdown to the local introduction of the Fiat 500 is now well and truly underway and the Durban Motor Show is the first time that Kwazulu-Natalians will have the opportunity to see the European Car of the Year up close and personal before its official launch on 4th July, exactly a year after it […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 10, 2008

Marchionne collects the “Car of the Year 2008” award and the 500 rides the Berlin underground

The “Car of the Year 2008” award, which was given to the Fiat 500 by a jury of 58 specialist journalists from 22 European countries, was presented last night at a ceremony in Berlin. Fiat’s supermini was not only the overall winner, it also received votes from the largest number of jury members: 57 out […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 29, 2008

Exclusive previews of the Fiat 500 in SA

It’s been hoisted in the clouds courtesy of a ride in one of the capsules on the British Airways London Eye. It’s been pulled through the Berlin Underground, the famous U-Bahn, in celebration of its 2007 European Car of the Year award. And now it’s been seen in Africa’s hippest city. Of course it’s the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 14, 2008

Place your bids as buyers go 500 crazy

Top UK motoring magazine, Auto Express, reports that although the Fiat 500 has only been officially on sale in Britain for a fortnight, it’s already selling like hot cakes. And it’s not only the Italian maker that’s cashing in on the supermini’s popularity – some shrewd buyers are putting their orders up for auction!

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 8, 2008

Fiat 500 flies on the London Eye

Fiat Group Automobiles UK last night (Monday, Jan 21) launched the stunning new Fiat 500 with a flight in one of the capsules on the British Airways London Eye. The Fiat 500 took to the sky at 8.00pm – exactly 500 hours into 2008 – as a fantastic light show lit up a showbiz and […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 22, 2008

Fiat 500 for F1’s Felipe Massa

On Monday, 21st January 2008, Felipe Massa was presented with a Fiat 500 in Monaco powered by an exclusive 1.4 litre, 120 bhp (approx 89kW) engine and personalised with unique graphic details, such as his signature embossed in the sill scuff plate. With “Pearl White” paintwork and interior trim in brown Cordura, the supermini given […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 22, 2008

New Fiat 500 to launch in UK with flight on the London Eye

FIAT Group Automobiles UK is launching its new FIAT 500 in Britain – with a flight in one of the capsules on the world’s largest ferris wheel, the British Airways London Eye! The new Fiat 500, which was recently voted Car of the Year 2008 (not to mention the 5th Gear and British Car Magazine […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 4, 2008

FIAT 500 Becomes Automotive Art

London: The first of four new Fiat 500 cars illustrated by renowned English artist, Tracey Emin, has been sold at auction in the United Kingdom for £42,000 (approximately R630,000). The work, entitled ‘I Told You Not To’, is one of four specially designed and painted examples of the supermini, which have taken the art world […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 17, 2007

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