Fiat Is Back In The U.S Market With 2017 124 Sport Spider

Jan 27, 2017 10:55 PM EST | Carl Anthony Teves

The largest Italian automobile manufacturer, Fiat, has introduced their 2017 124 Sports Spider that is based on Miata. The only difference is it's more powerful, comfortable and has less of noise compared to the old one. But on the other hand, is still continues the Miata's sense of fun and adventure.

Inside the car, it has a wrapped instrument cluster hood, steering wheel leather wrapped, panel bezel in matte black, and a sports pedals in an aluminum-accented. The seats are in a combination of red and black of leather-line microfiber.

Fiat's little sports car has a taste of technology too with their 7-inches touch screen that displays the clear rearview camera of the car. This also comes with a connectivity via connect 7.0 that offers an optional Sirius XM Radio, navigation, and an optional nine-speaker bose sound. Aside from what is mentioned, it also includes the usual radio AM/FM, HD radio, mp3 player, two USB ports, speakers, aux input, and a hands-free calling via Bluetooth.

As for the car's system, it runs a 4-cylinder 1.4-liter turbocharged engine with a 164 horsepower and a torque 184 lb.-ft. This car's transmission is also with a 6-speed manual (6-speed Aisin automatic) with an EPA mileage rating of 26 mpg for city, 35mpg for highway and a combined 30 mpg (AT).

This car is equipped with safety instruments as well as systems. It has full airbags, brakes that are anti-lock, headlights (automatic), running lamps (daytime), fog lamps, blind spot monitoring, windshield wipers (rain-sensing), and a backup camera with a detector for a cross path.

Today, the company together with its 2017 124 Spider is back in the American market exerting an enormous amount of effort in its goal of having increasing sales and presence in the country after six years from their Fiat 500. The sports car has an affordable price that begins with $24,995. They are also known to produce cars that usually start at a price below $30,000.


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