2017 Fiat Spider, Fiat 124 Spider is a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive two- seat roadster that Fiat Chrysler Car at the 2015 LA Auto Show for its 2016 market launch. Fiat 124 Spider 2017 model shares a platform with the fourth generation Mazda MX-5 roadster, and produced with it on Hiroshima plant Mazda in Japan, different by a Fiat designed and built turbo engine, the length of 5 inches ( 130 mm) share body panels and increased in trunk capacity of 0.3 liters.
Because of this connection, Fiat Spider has been nicknamed the “Fiesta”. Both name and details of its exterior design repealed Fiat’s Pininfarina-designed 124 Sports Spider (1966-1985) of the car. Commercial for the 124 American actors Charlie Sheen was filmed, but abandoned before its debut at the 2015 LA Auto Show, as news of positive HIV diagnosis Sheen’s coincided with the event.
Abarth 124 Spider and Abarth 124 Spider Rally
At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show Fiat revealed the Abarth performance version of the 124 Spider with the Abarth 124 Spider Rally, which is a special rally version of the car. The Abarth version MultiAir 1.4 engine and delivers 170 PS (125 kW; 168 hp) and 250 N·m (184 lb·ft) of torque with a top speed of 232 km/h (144 mph) and acceleration from a standstill in the 0-100 km/h in 6.8 seconds, thanks to the weight of only 1,060 kg (2,337 lb) and 50:50 weight distribution between the axles. In addition to the road version, made the Abarth racing prototype that was inspired by the sporty Fiat 124 Abarth rally car of the 1970s. It has a 1.8 turbo engine with 300 PS (221 kW, 296 hp) at 6500 rpm.
2017 Fiat Spider Specifications
The 2017 Fiat Spider 124 is powered by Fiat’s 1.4-liter MultiAir turbocharged inline four. In European specification, the engine has an output of 140 PS (103 kW, 138 hp) and 240 N·m (177 lb·ft) of torque, while the version for North American markets produces 160 hp (119 kW, 162 PS) and 184 lb·ft (249 n·m) of torque.
2017 Fiat Spider limited
From the beginning, there will be available to be a limited edition Fiat 124 called 2017 Fiat Spider 124 birthday. Only 124 units will be in commemoration of 50th anniversary of its predecessor. Exclusive features include chrome mirrors, red ‘124’ badge on the grille and limited edition numbered plaque in the interior. Only available with red paint and black leather seats with 2017 Fiat Spider 124 Lusso trim.