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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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2018 FIAT 124 Spider Abarth Test Drive Review

The last time I drove a FIAT vehicle, it was the oddly rewarding 2016 FIAT 500C Abarth. This time around, I’m in a different droptop Abarth model, the 2018 FIAT 124 Spider Abarth. Although it was developed alongside the current ND Mazda MX-5 Miata, FIAT made sure to give the 124 Spider a unique character with retro-inspired styling, exclusive chassis tuning and, of course, a turbocharged engine. This car takes the best attributes from the Miata and FIAT 500 Abarth and combines them into one. So what’s it like to…

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FIAT 124 Spider Featured FIAT Test Drive Reviews 

2018 FIAT 124 Spider Classica Test Drive Review

As the FIAT brand continues to grow in North America, so does its lineup, which now includes the revival of an automotive icon, the 124 Spider. This ultimate roadster blends Italian style with impressive driving agility to bring about one of the most exciting and dynamic on-road experiences available today. Let’s explore our 2018 FIAT 124 Spider test model to see how this storied nameplate introduces the joy of driving to a new generation of enthusiasts. 2018 FIAT 124 Spider Classica Exterior Taking a big departure from the rest of…

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2017 FIAT 500c Pop Cabrio Test Drive Review

The adorable FIAT 500 continues to offer a ton of value and versatility for the 2017 model year, streamlining its vehicle lineup to three trim models while removing previous restrictions of bundled option groups. Every 2017 500 is now also available in convertible form — a first for the compact coupe. Get swept away by Italian charm and premium craftsmanship with a closer look at our 2017 FIAT 500c Pop Cabrio test model.   2017 FIAT 500c Pop Cabrio Exterior For those who like to stand out from the crowd,…

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2017 FIAT 500c Abarth Cabrio Test Drive Review

Uncompromising performance from the legendary Italian tuning company, Abarth, joins the unique styling of FIAT to create an aggressive, track-ready coupe that’s filled with heritage and premium craftsmanship. Its “small but wicked” persona is like nothing else currently available in the world of automobiles. Take on the performance-focused spirit of Abarth with a closer look at our 2017 FIAT 500c Abarth Cabrio test model.   2017 FIAT 500c Abarth Cabrio Exterior With a vibrant Celeste Blu (Retro Light Blue) paint job, Nero (black) mirror caps, and body side stripes, our…

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