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The car was revealed in November 2001 at the Bologna Motor Show
A group N version of the car was developed by & Abarth to compete in the single make trophy called Trofeo Stilo Abarth, held in Italy from 2002 to 2005
It was derived from the Stilo 1,8 16v version, with the engine power increased from to , and from the 2003 season to
Only available in the 5-door hatchback version, the Stilo was launched in South America in 2003, being assembled in Brazil
The Stilo was the first car worldwide to use the &TRW (TRW_Inc.) Column-Drive Electric Power-Assisted Steering technology later introduced on the 2003 Nissan Micra & Renault Megane
A Schumacher special edition of the Stilo was added in 2004 and lasted until 2006; contrary to the European version, which was based on the 3-door version and equipped with the 2,4 20-valve engine, the Brazilian was only available with five doors and the Family I GM 1,8 16v engine with
A similar competition was held in the UK in 2004 and 2005, called the Fiat Stilo Rally Cup.
In 2004 a junior team backed up by Fiat UK competed in the Wales Rally GB of the World Rally Championship with group A cars, and the following year two other cars took part in the rally
- In 2005, & Fiat announced a large cross-over wagon with an upright tailgate, reminiscent of that of the Fiat Stilo, resurrecting the Croma nameplate
In 2006, the Stilo gained a GM-sourced flexible engine capable of using petrol and ethanol and the 1,8 16v engine was retired
The all-new Fiat Bravo is the successor of the Stilo in most markets, however the 5-door Stilo continued to be manufactured in Brazil until late 2010, where it was replaced by the New Bravo
- While the & Fiat Stilo Multiwagon is the successor of the Marea Weekend estate, the Fiat Linea replaced the saloon version in 2007
Fiat Automóveis introduced a facelifted Stilo in late January 2008, in which the Dualogic manual-robotized gearbox was released, being available to every version with the 1,8 8v Flex engine, which now produces or when using ethanol as fuel
In the Americas, the Stilo was partially replaced by the new Bravo in late 2010, when it will be built in Brazil; from 2007 on the Italian import is available in Chile and Venezuela