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Fiat announces 500 upgrade

Fiat announces 500 upgrade

Brits in the market for new car deals on smaller models will be enthused by news from Italian carmaker Fiat.

The manufacturer has had a monster of a hit on its hands since releasing a modern version of the Fiat 500 supermini.

More than 100,000 motorists have been taken by the car, which has bagged numerous industry awards and the firm has announced another update in order to attract an even bigger share of the market.

Those opting for an all-new Fiat 500 over the next few months will notice that there is a wide range of bold new colours available, while the interior trim has been upgraded to better match the car's distinctive exterior.

A total of six new colours have been unveiled with customers able to choose from Countrypolitan Yellow and New Age Cream solid paints.

Metallic option Groove Metal Grey, Epic Blue, Chillout Purple and Idol Pink have also been added to the extensive list of options.

When comes to picking an interior colourway, drivers can now opt for Chocolate brown/Ivory or Grey/Black.

The new two-tone leather trims will be made available by the end of 2012, the company confirmed.

"A new 'short-fin design' antenna and 15-inch alloy wheels are also part of the design upgrade," Fiat explained.

"Despite the product improvements, prices for the Fiat 500 have not changed, and the car still represents outstanding value for money."

The news means the Fiat 500 is now available in a wide range of options with fans able to opt for the entry level 1.2-litre Pop model at £9,960 and a number of other models before hitting the top-of-the-range Fiat 500cbyGucci TwinAir, which carries an on-the-road price tag starting at £19,060.

Those looking for a little more oomph from the stylish city car could opt for the Abarth tuned version of the Fiat 500, which was recently found to hold its value better than any other new car currently sold in the UK.

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