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Fiat 500 (2007)

Knowledge Identifier: $Fiat_500_(2007)

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Fiat 500 (2007)

City car built by Italian automaker Fiat since 2007 add

Category: Business (14)

Launched in 2004.

Countries: United States (30%), Italy (23%), US (20%)

Main connections: Fiat, Geneva Motor Show, Abarth

Linked to: Abarth, Chrysler, Fiat, IHI Corporation

 

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2004

The four-seater, three-door hatchback 500 is almost identical to the retro concept car TrepiĆ¹no presented in 2004 add something


2007

The "' & Fiat 500"' is a city car built by Italian automaker Fiat since 2007 add something

 

The design of the 2007 & Fiat 500 is based on the Fiat Trepiuno concept introduced at the 74th Geneva Motorshow in 2004 add something

 

Diesel (brand) - Indeed, a collaboration with & Fiat has seen the launch of a special edition Fiat 500, the Fiat 500 by Diesel, in 2009

 

Fiat France had received more than 10,000 orders by the end of October 2007 add something


2008

In 2008, Fiat launched a special edition 'By Diesel' 500 add something

 

The vehicle was unveiled in 2008 Geneva Motor Show add something

 

The vehicle was unveiled in 2008 Paris Motor Show add something

 

To cope with demand, Fiat has announced that production has been increased to 200,000 in 2008 add something

 

Unveiled in 2008 Paris Auto Show, the 500 & Abarth Assetto Corse is a limited production model , designed by the Fiat Group Automobiles Style Centre and produced by a team of Abarth Engineers and Designers add something

 

The new 500 was introduced in Mexico in September 2008, powered the 1,4 L 16V engine, transmissions are dualogic for the "'500 Classic"', "'500 Lounge"' and "'500 Vintage"' trims or six-speed manual gearbox for the "'500 Sport"' Trim add something


2009

The vehicle was unveiled in 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show add something

 

Beginning in January 2009, a Dualogic transmission option is available add something

 

A softtop version 500C was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2009 add something

 

Created by Fiat Centro Stile and Mattel, the car was unveiled on March 9, 2009, in Milan's fashion district, and parked at the entrance to La Rinascente department store, in Piazza Duomo, where German singer Nena performed live in the background add something


2010

A smaller, turbocharged TwinAir two-cylinder engine with 85 PS was later unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and joined the production range the following year add something

 

Chrysler unveiled the Fiat 500 Elettra concept electric car in the 2010 North American International Auto Show add something

 

The Abarth version of 500C was unveiled at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show add something

 

Abarth - After years of sports competing on the continent, competition organisers announced the launch of a new Abarth 500 GB series for 2010

 

The ads were premiered in September 2010 add something

 

The Fiat 500 had its US debut at the 2010 North American International Auto Show, and production started in December 2010 add something


2011

As of 2011, the Fiat 500 is manufactured in Mexico add something

 

In 2011 Fiat sold 19,769 units of the Fiat 500 in the United States add something

 

In 2011 the TwinAir engine used in the 500 was awarded with four awards in the International Engine of the Year competition add something

 

It is a limited version celebrating the country where the model was sold in 2011 and where its collaboration with the American pop singer Jennifer Lopez started, available in European market add something

 

It is a production version of the 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association Hottest Sports Compact Car award-winning car, but based on 2012 Fiat 500 Sport with 2-stage options add something

 

Jennifer Lopez later appeared in 2011 American Music Awards with a 2012 & Fiat 500 during her performance of "Papi", a 30 and 60-second versions of Fiat 500 Pop commercial, and the Fiat 500C Gucci Edition ad titled 'Elegance' add something

 

Production order was available between April 1 and June 30 in Europe, and become available in the rest of the world at the end of 2011 add something

 

Regardless, the TwinAir claimed the Best New Engine Award for 2011, and is currently claimed as the "world's greenest petrol engine", although its real-world efficiency is often called into question in more detailed reviews add something

 

The cabriolet version 500C comes for sale a bit later in Spring 2011 add something

 

The vehicle was unveiled at 2011 Geneva Motor Show add something

 

The vehicle was unveiled in 2011 New York Fashion Week add something

 

Lancia - The Ypsilon is a supermini car produced from 2011, It is based on an updated Fiat 500 platform

 

The vehicle ordering began in August 2011 add something

 

On October 18, 2011, the North American Fiat 500 earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick award add something

 

The Abarth version for North America was introduced in the LA Auto Show in November 2011 add something

 

In North America, initial sales were lower than anticipated, as of December 2011, only 16,000 500's were sold in North America, short of the initial goal of 50,000 add something


2012

A new Fiat 500 & Abarth TV commercial starring Charlie Sheen and the Abarth model Catrinel Menghia that debuted during the 2012 NCAA Tournament add something

 

Another Fiat 500 TV commercial titled 'Liberation' debuted at the 2012 Golden Globes Award Show add something

 

Initially the electric car was scheduled go into production in 2012 add something

 

It is a limited version of 2012 Fiat 500 Lounge model produced in partnership with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation add something

 

The vehicle was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show add something

 

The vehicle was unveiled in 2012 Geneva International Motor Show add something

 

Fiat 500 sales between January and September 2012 is 32,742 units add something

 

The production version, called Fiat 500e was unveiled at the November 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show add something

 

The 1 millionth Fiat 500 rolled out of production line in 19 November 2012 add something


2013

Production model went on sale as 2013 model year vehicle add something

 

The model was officially made available in the United States in the spring of 2013 as a 2014 model add something

 

Deliveries began in California by July 2013, and around 150 units sold during its first month in the U.S. market add something

 

In August 2013 Chrysler issued a recall to replace bolts that secure the Fiat 500e half drive shafts add something


2014

Ordering for US model was set to begin in early 2014 add something

 

The vehicle is expected to start production in 2014 in the SATA plant of Melfi along with Jeep's new mini SUV model add something

 

The vehicles arrives at FIAT Studios in the Spring of 2014 add something


2016

For MY 2016 & Fiat 500 and Fiat 500C received a facelift including redesigned grille and reshaped headlights incorporating daytime running lights with LED technology; revised 15" and 16" alloy wheels and new body colour add something

 

The 500e electric model, which did not sell in large numbers, is not available for 2016 add something


2018

As of 2018, the 500 Turbo engine, brakes, 16" wheels, suspension tuning, and body kit became standard for all 500 trim levels in the US market , and new colors were introduced: Brillante Red, Mezzanotte Blue Pearl, and Vesuvio Black Pearl add something