FIAT 124 Spider News

  • 2020 Fiat 124 Spider

    Fiat will drop the 124 Spider and 500L for 2021, leaving an uncertain future with just the 500X crossover.

  • 2019 Fiat 124 Spider
    Fiat 124 Spider successor unlikely

    The Miata-based roadster probably won't make it back for a second generation, according to FCA executives—but it's been a gas.

  • 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth
    2019 Fiat 124 Spider benefits from new options including Monza exhaust for Abarth

    Fiat will look to spice things up for its 124 Spider with a handful of new options being introduced for 2019. Key among them is a Record Monza exhaust upgrade for the 124 Spider Abarth that gives the car a more aggressive growl. It offers some solace to fans still sour from the Abarth model only...

  • 2019 Fiat Abarth 124 GT
    Fiat Abarth 124 GT debuts with carbon fiber roof

    As Mazda has its hard-top roof available for the MX-5 Miata, so too shall the car's Italian cousin. Meet the Fiat Abarth 124 GT, a carbon fiber-roofed Fiat 124 debuting next week at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Fiat hasn't followed Mazda's route with a complex automated roof for its...

  • Abarth badge on Fiat 124 Spider
    Fiat hand paints every racing stripe on the Abarth 124

    Fiat hasn't seen paramount success since returning to the United States in 2011, but it does arguably offer some pretty nice, affordable cars. In a world full of angry-eyed sports cars, there's the Fiat 124 Spider. Its non-aggression is subtle and approachable, and it marks a departure from the...

  • Hoonigan Female Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Driver Search
    Hoonigan and Fiat are looking for a female driver to go racing this summer

    Calling all lady hoonigans. Your talent is needed. Hoonigan is on the hunt to fill the driver's seat of its Fiat 124 Spider Abarth rally car and it's seeking out a female driver. The 124 Spider Abarth rally car boasts 400 horsepower and needs the right driver to tame the rear tires on a racetrack...

  • Fiat 124 Abarth R-GT seen testing

    The Fiat 124 Spider is a fun Italian take on the Mazda Miata. There's an Abarth version that ups the fun a bit more. The one I want to drive though? It's the Fiat Abarth 124 R-GT rally car. Any Abarth-tuned Fiat is going to make some great sounds. This particular car definitely does just that, thanks to a hefty swap of the stock engine for one making a bit more power. Gone is the 1.4-liter mill; in its place is a 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder unit that produces 300 horsepower. Also swapped out is the standard manual gearbox for a 6-speed sequential transmission. Both engine and...

  • Fiat 124 Spider Abarth joins Bondurant for new Abarth Track Experience
    Fiat Abarth buyers get free Abarth Track Experience at Bondurant

    One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, if you're passionate about driving, is a driving school. You'll have a great time learning driving skills, and those skills could even save your life down the road. Occasionally, an automaker offers you the chance to attend such a school when you...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2016 Press Drive San Diego
    Fiat 124 Spider may get Coupe companion

    As Mazda has its retractable-roof Miata, so too shall Fiat get its hardtop 124. Or, at least, that's the story from today's Autocar. The British car magazine says Fiat will bring out its own fixed-roof, high-performance two-door based on the current Fiata in the near term. Fiat won't be using the...

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata V-8 conversion by Flyin’ Miata
    Flyin' Miata’s turnkey MX-5 V-8 ready to order, Fiat 124 Spider planned

    Remember that V-8 conversion for the latest-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata we told you about at the start of the year? Well, it’s ready to order and the confirmed specifications are every bit as impressive as we’d hoped. The company doing the conversion is Flyin’ Miata, based in...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2016 Press Drive San Diego
    8 ways the Fiat 124 Spider differs from the Mazda Miata

    What's the best way to make an Italian roadster? Build it in Hiroshima, Japan. That may sound like a joke, but that's exactly what's going on with the new 2017 Fiat 124. Colloquially known as the Fiata, the 124 Spider is built on the architecture of the Mazda MX-5 Miata, which debuted last year and...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2016 Press Drive San Diego
    2017 Fiat 124 Spider first drive review

    Fifty years ago, Fiat sought the help of the legendary Pininfarina design firm to turn its somewhat stodgy 124 sedan into a stylish convertible sports car. The result was a simple but attractive drop-top that would enjoy a 19-year production run of more than 200,000 cars—roughly 170,000 of...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

    Fiat's revived 124 Spider will hit the market later this year with a sticker price just shy of $26,000, but the Italian automaker plans to offer a wide range of models. That's actually $24,995 plus a mandatory $995 destination charge for the base 124 Spider Classica, which will come with 16-inch alloy wheels and cloth seats. Six color options will be available on the Classica trim level. CHECK OUT: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata first drive: Video From there, the 2017 lineup goes to the $28,490 Lusso (Italian for "luxury") model, which brings with it leather seats in either black or saddle...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth  -  2016 New York Auto Show live photos
    2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth debuts in New York: Live photos

    Fresh from its world debut at the recent Geneva Motor Show, the Abarth version of Fiat’s new 124 Spider has just touched soil in the United States. The car, which for our market is known as the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth, is on show this week at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The...

  • Abarth 124 Spider Live Photos, 2016 Geneva Motor Show
    Fiat Abarth 124 Spider unveiled in Geneva

    The Fiat 124 Spider is distinguished from its Mazda MX-5 Miata sibling by retro styling but now there's another difference that's more than skin deep. Mazda doesn't offer a Mazdaspeed version of the current MX-5 but Fiat set its in-house tuner and motorsports arm to work on the 124. Debuting at the...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lands In L.A., Just Don't Call It A Miata

    Five years ago at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Fiat brand made its return to the United States. Since then, the Italian automaker has launched six vehicles and stirred the pot with attention grabbing ads. Now, at this year's L.A. Auto Show and the 50th anniversary of the model, Fiat's 124 Spider...

  • 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth first drive
    Fiat 124 Spider To Feature Abarth Flagship

    While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has ruled out launching a dedicated sports car under its Abarth performance brand, we’ll still see a sports car wearing the famous Abarth scorpion logo in the not too distant future. That sports car will be the upcoming Fiat model based on the bones...

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata live photos
    Mazda MX-5 Miata-Based Fiat 124 Spider To Debut This Year: Report

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed at last month’s Geneva Motor Show that the Fiat brand’s upcoming roadster based on the bones of the latest Mazda MX-5 Miata would revive the 124 Spider name, a name last used on Fiat’s 124 Sport Spider of the...

  • 1969 Fiat 124 Sport Spider

    Upon confirmation that Fiat-Abarth had taken over Alfa Romeo's place in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' [NYSE:FCAU] deal with Mazda to share the Japanese automaker’s platform and production line for the latest MX-5 Miata, speculation abruptly turned toward what the planned "specialty" car would be badged. ALSO SEE: The Ford GT Will Cost $400,000, Sell 250 Per Year FCA boss Sergio Marchionne has now confirmed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show that the rear-wheel-drive sports will in fact wear a Fiat badge, and that the car will be called the “124 Spider”. The confirmation ends...

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