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Everyday Italian: 2018 FIAT 500L Trekking Test Drive

The automotive industry has never been a stranger to change, meaning revolution is as much a part of the car world as evolution. Back in 2011, consumer tastes were much different than what they are these days. Crossovers and SUVs were available, but not nearly as popular as they’ve become in recent years. There was still plenty of interest in small cars. In March of 2011, FIAT introduced the modern version of its charming little 500 to the North American market. The Italian two-door was small in terms of size,…

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2018 FIAT 500X Featured FIAT Test Drive Reviews 

Charming and Fun: 2018 FIAT 500X Pop Test Drive

Chock-full of personality and value, the 500X is FIAT’s answer to the ever-growing demand for small crossovers, and it’s delivered with a unique panache that stems from a rich automotive heritage. Visually, the 500X remains familiar, but its performance aspects and creature comforts have received thoughtful refinements for the 2018 model year, like the inclusion of Uconnect 4 across all trims. More than a mode of transportation, the 500X is an accessible and energetic platform for self-expression, which we’ll demonstrate with the help of our 2018 FIAT 500X Pop test…

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Nuevo Classic: The 1957 Edition FIAT 500 is Cuter than Cute

The FIAT 500 is already flush with retro cool, hailing as it does from the button-cute Cinquecento which debuted in 1957 and took Italy by storm. When the modern 500 arrived on our shores over a decade ago, it gave our roads a much-needed dash of Italian seasoning, thanks to its fantastic color palate and unique looks. At that point, the only new Italian cars available to American buyers were models from Ferrari and Maserati, which are makes that are basically synonymous with exclusivity. That said, if you’re looking to pick…

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2019 FIAT Spider 124 Abarth (1) Automotive News Featured FIAT 

Listen to the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth: Video

There aren’t a ton of changes in store for the 2019 FIAT 124 Spider Abarth — and really, that’s just fine. AutoNation Drive’s own Jeffery N. Ross tested the current model, and came away impressed. Here’s what he said about the Mazda Miata’s Italian cousin: More than just a redesigned Miata, the FIAT 124 Spider is a fitting successor to FIAT’s classic roadster, and the sport-tuned Abarth is the ultimate expression of this car’s performance. Whether you’re looking for a fun daily driver or a weekend toy, you’re probably not…

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FIAT Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has Passed Away

Sergio Marchionne, the charismatic automotive executive who rescued both FIAT and Chrysler, has passed away. He was 66 years old. Over the years his unconventional style, in both business strategy and — see his standard uniform of black sweaters — fashion choices won him many admirers in the industry. AutoNation’s own Mike Jackson counted Marchionne as a personal friend, and spoke with the New York Times this morning about what set him apart, saying “He could take a fire hose of complexity and reduce it to its fundamentals in minutes,” and that “he…

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