As a brand, Fiat withdrew from the American market in the 1980s. After acquiring a stake in Chrysler, Fiat recently introduced the tiny Fiat 500 subcompact to the US. More Fiat-badged vehicles are sure to become available as the combined companies leverage their engineering and manufacturing capabilities.
New or Significantly Altered Models
The 124 Spider marks the return of a roadster to the Fiat lineup. Although it is based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata, the 124 has distinct styling and a different powertrain. The 124 Spider is powered by a 160-bhp turbocharged 1.4-liter engine.