- 1.3 litre 75 hp MultiJet Turbodiesel mated to a 5-speed manual
- petrol units are a 1.2 liter and a 1.4 liter with 69hp and 100hp respectively
The pretty bug will also get the Start & Stop system to further reduce fuel consumption. My only concern is the poor visibility the driver might face when the top is down.
Source : Pautan.org, Autoblog
Update: Here is a review I found on the Fiat 500c. It is written by Peter Burgess for MSN cars UK.
- Fiat's 500 has been a massive success. Though half of sales are in Italy,
it's sold in 51 countries and there is still a waiting list. The 500 has
successfully taken on the Mini and seems to be beating it at its own
The 500C is the convertible version but it's not a convertible in the
conventional sense, more of a giant fabric sunroof that slides right back to the
boot lid. The design is a homage to the original 500 of the 1950s which used the
same principle. The advantage is that this is more useable than a regular
convertible on a day-to-day basis, because occupants are well protected from
wind buffeting even with the roof in its most open of the three positions. The
downside is that it costs £3,000 more than a regular 500 hatch.
extra equipment accounts for the part of this. The 500C Pop gets aircon over the
hatch, the Lounge even more. Still, even if the real difference is only £2,000
to £2,500, that seems an awful lot to pay for what is, effectively, a giant
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