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Fiat 124 Spider: An homage to the original

by David Zatz on

The Fiat 124 Spider is being revealed today at the LA Auto Show. Car was codeveloped with Mazda, the Fiat version has a more powerful engine and other unique features.

2017 Fiat 124 Spider revealed

In its outer appearance, the new Fiat 124 resembles the original, which was first sold in the United States in 1968. The car has been thoroughly modernized, but without losing its character.

2017 Fiat Spider 124

The car has rear wheel drive, with a manual or automatic on the lower trim and an Aisin automatic on the higher trim.

For the full story, see our 2017 Fiat 124 Spider page.

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