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Latest News: The Fiat 500X is the latest model to add the S-Design special edition to its line-up. Building on the City Cross, the Fiat 500X S-Design is packed with the latest technology and connectivity for added driver comfort but with distinctive style. The 500X S-Design has a host of unique features picked to enhance its exterior style. As standard it comes with black roof bars, Myron black inserts on the boot lid, door handles and front moulding, dark tinted rear windows, 17-inch Myron black alloy wheels and a bronze-coloured X-logo on the side moulding. It comes in a choice of five colours including matte Marching Green.  The exclusive style continues inside with a special S-Design ambiance created by a textured matte black dashboard fascia, embellished with a copper-colour "500" badge, and dedicated upholstery with techno-leather inserts. Comprehensive standard equipment includes LED headlights and daytime running lights, rear parking sensors, Techno-leather steering wheel with audio controls, instrument panel with 3.5-inch colour TFT and double USB port, automatic dual-zone climate control, cruise control, electric parking brake and 60/40 split folding rear seat. In addition, 500X S-Design also offers the latest in-car connectivity with the 7-inch Uconnect system, which is Apple CarPlay-ready and Android Auto™-compatible, as standard.  The Fiat 500X offers customers a safe and connected driving experience thanks to the inclusion of safety assistance systems as standard, such as the lane assist with intelligent speed assist and traffic sign recognition.  The Fiat 500X S-Design is available with a choice of two petrol engines, paired with automatic and manual transmissions. Customers can choose one of the new FireFly Turbo engines available in a three-cylinder, 1.0-litre, 120hp configuration with six-speed manual transmission, or in a four cylinder, 1.3-litre, 150hp guise, paired with six-speed automatic DCT (dual clutch transmission).  The Fiat 500X S-Design is available to order now, priced from £20,495. For more information on the Fiat 500X click here.

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30th January 2019

THE NEW FIAT 500X S-DESIGN JOINS THE FAMILY

The Fiat 500X is the latest model to add the S-Design special edition to its line-up. Building on the City Cross, the Fiat 500X S-Design is packed with the latest technology and connectivity for added driver comfort but with distinctive style. The 500X S-Design has a host of unique features picked to enhance its exterior style. As standard it comes with black roof bars, Myron black inserts on the boot lid, door handles and front moulding, dark tinted rear windows, 17-inch Myron black alloy wheels and a bronze-coloured X-logo on the side moulding. It comes in a choice of five colours including matte Marching Green.  The exclusive style continues inside with a special S-Design ambiance created by a textured matte black dashboard fascia, embellished with a copper-colour "500" badge, and dedicated upholstery with techno-leather inserts. Comprehensive standard equipment includes LED headlights and daytime running lights, rear parking sensors, Techno-leather steering wheel with audio controls, instrument panel with 3.5-inch colour TFT and double USB port, automatic dual-zone climate control, cruise control, electric parking brake and 60/40 split folding rear seat. In addition, 500X S-Design also offers the latest in-car connectivity with the 7-inch Uconnect system, which is Apple CarPlay-ready and Android Auto™-compatible, as standard.  The Fiat 500X offers customers a safe and connected driving experience thanks to the inclusion of safety assistance systems as standard, such as the lane assist with intelligent speed assist and traffic sign recognition.  The Fiat 500X S-Design is available with a choice of two petrol engines, paired with automatic and manual transmissions. Customers can choose one of the new FireFly Turbo engines available in a three-cylinder, 1.0-litre, 120hp configuration with six-speed manual transmission, or in a four cylinder, 1.3-litre, 150hp guise, paired with six-speed automatic DCT (dual clutch transmission).  The Fiat 500X S-Design is available to order now, priced from £20,495. For more information on the Fiat 500X click here.

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21st January 2019

PANDA CROSS DOMINATES CROSSOVER CATEGORY AT 4X4 MAGAZINE AWARDS 2019

The Fiat Panda Cross has once again topped the Crossover category in this year's 4x4 Magazine ‘4x4 of the Year 2019 awards'. For the second year running, the Fiat Panda has fought off tough competition, in an ever growing sector, to be crowned the Best Crossover. Judges praised it for its ‘rorty’ engine, traction finding ability and fun factor, never failing to put a smile on their faces. "The Fiat Panda Cross is an immensely capable car and this is something that its loyal owners have always known and appreciated," said Andrea Lo Presti, Fiat UK marketing director. "With a panel of 4x4 experts agreeing that point too, it makes this win for the Panda even more significant.” Alan Kidd, editor of 4x4 Magazine, commented “I don't think there's any vehicle that's won its class so consistently down the years as the Panda Cross. The market has been ever changing, but it's been wonderfully consistent in what it offers – while also getting better all the time." Praising its off-road ability he continues, “It's not built to be the ultimate all-terrain vehicle, but its light weight and tidy proportions mean it's incredibly manoeuvrable and sure-footed on rough ground. You have to go a long way to find its limits." The 4x4 Magazine, the UK’s only dedicated 4x4 and pick-up magazine, 4x4 of the Year awards have been defining the segment for more than 25 years. A team of experienced 4x4 specialists assess the now broad spectrum of vehicles that make up this class, covering everything from comfort, quality, off-road performance, purchase and ownership costs. This impressive win joins the Fiat Panda’s long list of accomplishments including being the first city car to feature 4WD technology, the first city car to climb to an altitude of 5,200m and reach the Everest base camp as well as being the first natural gas fuelled city car to be produced on a large scale. To celebrate the award win, Fiat is launching the new Fiat Panda Waze 4X4. It combines the looks and functionality of the popular Waze model with the award-winning 4X4 running gear. For a limited time, customers will be able to purchase the Waze 4X4, with 0.9-litre Twinair 90hp engine and 4X4 capability (valued at £3,200), for the same price as the two-wheel-drive Panda Waze 1.2 69hp, £12,265 OTR. Click here to find out more.

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3rd September 2018

NEW FIAT 500X: THE NEXT GENERATION CROSSOVER

The Fiat 500X, the original Italian crossover, has been updated inside and out with new looks and technology to satisfy a driver’s every needs.  It’s available with a choice of three trim levels, Urban, City Cross and Cross, three petrol engines, including two brand new more efficient turbo petrol engines, and now comes with a host of safety assistance systems as standard across the range.  The new Fiat 500X is on sale now priced from £16,995 OTR. Refreshed functionality and more 500 personality The new Fiat 500X has evolved to become even more modern and functional as it introduces new comfort and safety features, while adding even more 500 family style. New daylight running lights and LED rear light clusters are standard across the range, bring it even closer to the look of the rest of the 500 family. Standard on the Cross Plus, and optionally available on other trims, are the new LED headlights, made in partnership with Magneti Marelli.  The LED daytime running lights give the front of the new Fiat 500X a clear, distinctive visual identity, while at the rear LED light clusters make the car even more recognisable, as well as increasing its visibility and safety on the road.  As well as adding unmistakable 500 style, the LED headlights offer more powerful lighting, improving visibility, consume five times less energy than traditional halogens and reduce eye fatigue thanks to daylight-like illumination and covering a wider area.  At a speed of 56mph obstacles can be spotted up to four seconds sooner – which is a distance of 100m –than with the standard halogen units. Reasserting their distinct identities, the new exterior design highlights the two personalities of the model – the new Urban look features an all-new front and rear bumper design to make tackling city traffic chic, while the new Cross look adds new-look protective skid plates for taking on adventures. Compact outside and roomy inside, its spacious and protective environment is embellished with the use of premium materials, high-quality finishes and handy storage compartments. The comfortable interior is unmistakably Italian in its style, and comes with a choice of seven different finishes in a choice of fabrics and colours, a wide range of seat settings and a roomy boot.  The completely restyled cockpit features a new instrument cluster, with graphics that are now even easier to read, together with a new steering wheel which is contoured to ensure better positioning of the driver's hands, provides perfect grip in Techno-leather upholstery and includes integrated radio controls.  The instrument panel maintains its arrangement into three circular elements, in familiar 500 style, blending vintage looks with modern technology. Two analogue dials with speedometer and tachometers are arranged on the sides, while the 3.5-inch TFT display in the middle provides key information to the driver. Next-generation petrol engines The new Fiat 500X is the first Fiat model to fit the latest innovative family of turbo engines, designed to strike the right balance for customers between the driving performance and economy.  Euro 6D compliant and fitted with Gasoline Particle Filter (GPF), the new turbo engines are the result of over 75,000 hours of virtual tests, 60,000 hours of real-life off-vehicle tests and 5 million kilometres clocked up on roads worldwide to confirm their robustness and reliability. Developed on a modular structure with 0.33 litre cylinder unit, the new front-wheel drive turbo petrol engine line-up includes a three-cylinder 1.0-litre powerplant that delivers 120hp and 190Nm of torque and is paired with a six-speed manual transmission, as well as a four-cylinder 1.3-litre engine with 150hp and 270Nm of torque, in this case combined with six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission (DCT). Their architecture guarantees efficiency, modularity, a high degree of component and production process standardisation, flexibility and openness to future evolutions.  The new engines are made entirely from aluminium alloy, ensuring unbeatable lightness (the three-cylinder version weighs just 93kg), while the cylinder block, developed in partnership with Teksid, is in high-pressure die-cast aluminium alloy, with a bedplate architecture for the best combination of ride, weight and structural performance. The use of many innovative technical characteristics contribute to improving performance and maximising driving comfort, such as direct fuel injection to maximise volumetric efficiency and the low inertia turbocharger controlled by an electrically operated wastegate actuator which, combined with a supercharger module water-cooled directly in the intake manifold, ensures a faster response and swift acceleration.  The new turbo engines also optimise combustion efficiency through continual control of intake valve opening and timing. The specific intake and exhaust cam profiles improve low load efficiency by recycling exhaust gas through advance opening of the intake valves. When higher power is required, the engine reduces the real compression ratio by delaying valve closure, controlling knock and substantially improving fuel efficiency, even at the highest loads. The range of petrol engines in the new Fiat 500X is completed by the entry level 110hp 1.6 E-Torq, combined with manual transmission and front-wheel drive, which is now upgraded to meet the Euro 6D pollution reduction standard and now features Start & Stop as standard. Peace of mind with the most innovative driving assist systems In addition to style, rich contents and remarkable comfort, the new Fiat 500X offers customers a safe and connected driving experience thanks to the inclusion of safety assistance systems and the latest infotainment technology.  Traffic Sign Recognition, Speed Advisor and Lane Assist are now offered as standard on all versions of the new Fiat 500X. In addition Blind Spot Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control and City Brake Control can be optionally specified. The new Traffic Sign Recognition system uses a camera mounted on the inside of the windscreen to read the speed limits on road signs along the journey.  The data is then sent, in real time, to the instrument cluster display where it alerts the driver to the limits to be complied with.  Speed Advisor works with the Speed Limiter, when activated, to adapt the speed of the car to the speed limit detected by the Traffic Sign Recognition system.  It identifies the current speed limit and, at the click of a button, the Speed Advisor reduces the car’s speed. Lane Assist uses the optical sensor in the camera to identify the position of the car in relation to the lane markings on the road surface.  If the car strays out of the lane, without the driver having indicated in that direction, the system triggers a visual alarm and applies additional torque to the steering wheel to counteract the unintended lane change. Lane Assist operates at speeds between 37mph and 112mph and can be activated by the driver. A number of optional safety features are also available: Adaptive Cruise Control can be activated for automatic reduction of the set speed when the car  is approaching the vehicle ahead in the same lane, or when another vehicle moves into the same lane.  It returns to the set speed when the vehicle in front accelerates or moves to another lane and operates from a speed of 18mph. The City Brake Control function on the new Fiat 500X can recognise obstacles in the path of the car and brake automatically if the driver does not take action to prevent a collision. The Blind Spot Alert use radar sensors to assist drivers during lane changes and when overtaking or being overtaken by vehicles out of their angle of vision. The system warns the driver of vehicles in blind spots via illuminating icons on the door mirrors and a beep, or when reversing out of a parking space it identifies vehicles arriving from either side. State-of-the-art connectivity as standard Making the smartest solutions, which simplify and improve life at the wheel, affordable for all, is at the heart of the Fiat brand's mission. With this in mind, all versions of the new Fiat 500X come with the UconnectTM 7-inch HD LIVE touchscreen system, complete with Apple CarPlay integration and Android AutoTM compatibility as standard. This next-generation UconnectTM system comes complete with high-resolution 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth hands-free interface, audio streaming, text reader and voice recognition function, Aux and USB ports with iPod integration and controls on the steering wheel, all as standard. By downloading the free UconnectTM LIVE app from the App Store or Google Play Store, drivers can fully exploit the benefits of UconnectTM LIVE, which includes music streaming with Deezer and TuneIn, news from Reuters, connected navigation with TomTom LIVE and they can keep in touch with friends via Facebook Check-in and Twitter.  Eco:Drive and my:Car also allow drivers to monitor their driving style to improve the economy and running costs of their car. The system can be further enhanced with an optional Parkview rear parking camera and new TomTom 3D integrated navigation system. The integration of Apple CarPlay and Android AutoTM offers the smartest and safest way to use the functions of a phone while driving. Apple CarPlay shows road directions optimised according to traffic conditions and it can be used to make phone calls, send and receive messages and play music while remaining focused on the road. Apple CarPlay also works with other apps on your iPhone, such as like your favourite audio, messaging, and voice apps. CarPlay features Siri voice control and is specially designed for driving scenarios. The system is compatible with Android AutoTM, as well, to continue the Android experience in the car, by "projecting" apps and services of the central display, and is designed to make retrieving information while driving easy and safe. The driver can use Google MapsTM to obtain route guidance and easily access music, multimedia contents and their favourite messaging apps. Easy, immediate interaction with devices guarantees the convenience of maintaining the same operating system even in the car, for constantly connected and safe driving. When you connect your Android smartphone to the vehicle or the compatible stereo system, the Android Auto apps appear on the vehicle's display. To learn more about Android Auto compatible, visit support.google.com/androidauto. Android Auto, Google Play and Google Maps are trademarks of Google LLC. Apple CarPlay is a registered trademark of Apple Inc Complete range for all mobility needs The new Fiat 500X is available with a choice of three trim levels, Urban, City Cross and Cross, and three petrol engines.  Customers will have a choice of 14 different colours, including  the new tricoat Ivory, metallic Blue Italia and Techno Green.  A choice of 17 and 18-inch wheels and seven interior configurations will allow customers to make the Fiat 500X their own. In Urban trim level, the Fiat 500X come with a comprehensive standard equipment list including LED DRL and rear lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, Techno-leather steering wheel, new instrument panel with 7-inch Uconnect with Apple Car Play and Android Auto and double USB port, manual air conditioning, Cruise Control, electric parking brake and 60/40 split rear seat. The standard equipment is completed by the new Traffic Sign Recognition and Speed Advisor driving assist systems, as well as Lane Assist system, 6 airbags and Electronic Stability Control (ESC). The City Cross version builds on the Urban trim adding the off-road look, enhanced by 17-inch alloy wheels, satin chrome inserts and body-coloured door mirrors.   Front fog lights, 3.5-inch colour TFT monitor, automatic climate control and rear parking sensors complete the trim.  The top-of-the-range Cross Plus version adds LED headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, roof bars and dark tinted rear windows. Inside, it adds TomTom navigation to the 7-inch touchscreen, along with Parkview rear parking camera, dusk sensor and front armrest. For our latest offers on the new Fiat 500X please click here

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21st June 2017

FIAT 500 WINS AUTO EXPRESS DRIVER POWER 2017 AWARD

The Fiat 500 - best known for its timeless design and head-turning style – has been honoured in the hugely influential Auto Express Driver Power Survey 2017. The iconic model, which this year celebrates its 60th anniversary, took silver in the Best Premium Supermini category after receiving positive feedback from thousands of real owners. The Fiat 500 not only took the silver award in the overall category, it was ranked highest in four of the judging categories for ‘Interior and Comfort’, ‘Practicality and Boot Space’, ‘Infotainment, Connectivity, and Electrics’ and ‘MPG and Running Costs’. Driver Power – the largest new car customer satisfaction survey in the UK – uses data from more than 50,000 car owners to rank models on everything from reliability to performance. Alejandro Noriega, Head of Brand at Fiat UK, said: “We are delighted that the Fiat 500 has been honoured in this way, especially in this landmark year for the model. This award means so much as it’s based on real feedback from our customers and shows we continue to produce a model which really appeals to them.” The Fiat 500 is available with a starting price of £11,490 OTR, for a 1.2-litre 69hp Pop. For more information on the new Fiat 500 please contact us today.

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21st April 2017

FIAT 500 MIRROR: REFLECTING THE NEED TO BE CONNECTED

Besides marking the sixtieth anniversary of the Fiat 500, 2017 also sees the debut of the Fiat 500 Mirror. This special edition marks the introduction of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on the Fiat 500, with a car that’s always connected and packed with content. The Fiat 500 Mirror is available in a choice of five exterior colours, including Electronica Blue, and enhances its classic look with chrome finished door mirror covers, a brushed aluminium “Mirror” badge on the B pillar and 14-inch wheels with chrome finished wheel covers. 15-inch alloy wheels are also available as an option.Standard equipment is extended to include speed limiter, integrated controls on the leather steering wheel and Uconnect™ 7-inch HD LIVE touchscreen with Bluetooth, USB-AUX IN ports and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.  The introduction of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto means that users can access the main applications of their smartphones directly on the 7-inch screen of the Uconnect™ system. Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, Apple Music, messages, phone and more with Siri or the Uconnect™ touchscreen, while Android Auto integration also allows drivers to manage the compatible content and features on their device directly from the integrated touch screen or by using the system’s vocal commands.  The new Fiat 500 Mirror is available as both a hatchback and a convertible, with the 1.2-litre 69hp petrol engine. The 1.2-litre petrol registers a fuel consumption of 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and emits just 110g/km CO2. When combined with the Dualogic gearbox, the mpg increases to 62.8 on the combined cycle and the CO2 drops to 105g/km.  The Fiat 500 Mirror is now available to order with a starting price of £12,515 OTR. For more information on the new Fiat 500 Mirror please contact us today.

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31st March 2017

FIAT LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION 500-60TH TO CELEBRATE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF ORIGINAL FIAT 500

Fiat is launching a special edition 500 convertible, to mark the 60th anniversary of the iconic global bestseller. This special edition comes with a grey fabric roof and Dolcevita bi-colour paintwork, combining tri-coat white for the body of the car and pastel ivory for the bonnet and pillars. Chrome mirror covers and special 16-inch alloy wheels, with white diamond finish, complete the look and pay homage to the styling cues of the original Fiat 500. It will be badged with vintage Fiat logos and a bespoke 500-60th icon, with the red ‘6’ and ‘0’ incorporated into the last two figures of the 500 logo. Inside, a bordeaux vinyl dashboard and vintage Fiat logo clad steering wheel complement the retro inspired ivory leather seats, with contrasting bordeaux piping, ivory leather gear knob, bespoke floor mats and 500-60thkickplates. While the styling pays tribute to the original 500, its standard technology remains up-to-date with a multi-function steering wheel, 7-inch HD Uconnect™ Radio Live touchscreen system with Bluetooth, satellite navigation and USB and AUX IN ports, rain and dusk sensors, cruise control, automatic climate control, fog lights and rear parking sensors. Bringing the 500-60th bang-up-to-date, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™ are both now available as standard. They enable access to smartphone applications directly from the 7-inch screen of the Uconnect™ system, integrated in the central console. The 500-60th is available with a choice of three petrol engines; the 1.2-litre 69hp and the 0.9-litre TwinAir with 85hp, both available with a manual or Dualogic gearbox, and the 0.9-litre TwinAir with 105hp. The 0.9-litre TwinAir with 85hp and Dualogic gearbox, emits just 88g/km CO2, while returning 74.3mpg on the combined cycle. Having set trends worldwide in lifestyle, fashion and art, more than six million Fiat 500s have been sold globally in the past six decades. Just 250 units of this model will make their way to the UK, and the first 60 units built will be completed with an individually numbered limited edition plate and certificate of authenticity. The launch of the 500-60th forms part of the Fiat 500’s 60th anniversary celebrations. “Forever Young” will celebrate Fiat 500 models from the past and present. The Fiat 500 has influenced fashion, society and behaviours and become a genuine trendsetter. Fans can get involved by taking an online tour of the era the 500 was born at www.500foreveryoung.fiatpress.com, looking back at the "500-mania", art, and advertising that helped to shape the icon. The Fiat 500-60th is now on sale with a starting price of £19,240 OTR, with first deliveries taking place from 4th July. For more information on the new Fiat 500-60th Click here

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2nd February 2017

FIAT 124 SPIDER NAMED BEST CONVERTIBLE

The Fiat 124 Spider has been named Best Convertible by contracthireandleasing.com in their annual Car of the Year Awards. A panel of judges, comprising of road testers and writers, honoured the roadster for its combination of good looks, engaging driving dynamics and comfort. Announcing the award, Mike Best, head of sales at contracthireandleasing.com, said: “The Fiat 124 Spider is easy on the eye, effortless to drive and perfect for cruising in comfort – bringing classic looks and the laid-back sensibilities of the Mediterranean to UK shores. “The Fiat 124 Spider has a unique character of its own and is a worthy winner.” Sebastiano Fedrigo, country manager at Fiat and Abarth, said: “The new Fiat 124 Spider brings iconic Italian design, heritage and performance to a new generation. This award is testament that its combination of driving dynamics, technology and safety delivers the ultimate Italian roadster experience.” The Fiat 124 Spider is available from £20,995 OTR, for a CLASSICA 1.4 MultiAir Turbo 140hp.  For more information please call or visit us.

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