Fiat officially presented the production version of the 124 Spider model of open today show in Los Angeles, USA. Convertible used based on the latest Mazda MX-5, but demonstrates completely different design and engine settings. Italian convertible forms were inspired by the original Fiat 124 Sport Spider, produced between 1966 and 1982 design is classic, using front and rear LED DRL lights ribbed hood, tail lights with 3D design and windscreen frame in silver. While the exterior is completely original, the interior is literally occupied by the MX-5, the differences boil down to the logo on the wheel. Even infotainment system in both models is the same, but at this Fiat 124 Spider has a different name – Fiat Connect 7.0. No changes have been made on the mechanism of the roof, which retracts too quickly while the new MX-5. In other words, all the positive traits of the Japanese car were taken to the 124 Spider, the main difference is in the design of the interior.
A major difference is in the drive. When Fiat 124 Spider are not used aspirated engine with volume 1.5 and 2.0 liters. Italians prefer engine Abarth, which drives the sports version of the 500 minicar engine has a volume of 1.4 liters, thanks to direct injection and turbocharged develops 160 hp and 249 Nm. The Fiat parts can be combined with manual or automatic transmissions, and in both cases, with 6 degrees. At present, however no information on performance. The Italian company kept secret and the price of its new model. They must be exported in the coming months. Sales of the Fiat 124 Sport Spider launched in 2016.