Press Kit: 2017 Fiat Lineup

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Fact Sheet

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider returns nearly 50 years after original introduction, delivering iconic Italian style with a modern adaptation of the original Spider legend
  • Fiat 124 Spider is the most affordable turbo-powered convertible in America, with a starting price of $24,995 U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
  • Lineup includes Classica (starting at $24,995); Lusso (starting at $27,495) and, for performance enthusiasts, Abarth (starting at $28,195)
  • Revival of the iconic roadster continues the expansion of FIAT brand in North America
  • Powered by turbocharged MultiAir 1.4-liter engine, delivering up to 164 horsepower, 184 lb.-ft. of torque and up to 36 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway
  • For enhanced driving dynamics, the 124 Spider features a double-wishbone front suspension and rear multi-link suspension with stabilizer bars, balanced weight distribution and tuned electric-power steering
  • Available with an array of safety and security features, including adaptive front headlamps, Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection and ParkView rear backup camera
  • Loaded with technology and convenience features, including Keyless Enter ‘n Go, Bluetooth connectivity, heated seats, available Bose premium nine-speaker audio system and FIAT Connect 7.0 with 7-inch touchscreen display
  • Fiat 124 Spider arrives at North American studios in summer 2016
  • First 124 units are available as limited-production Prima Edizione Lusso, featuring a unique exterior and interior color combination, an individually numbered commemorative badge and limited-edition items for owners
Auburn Hills, Mich. June 23, 2016 - The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider revives the storied nameplate, bringing its classic Italian styling and performance to a new generation. Paying homage to the original 124 Spider nearly 50 years after its introduction, the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider delivers the ultimate Italian roadster experience with driving excitement, technology and safety combined with iconic design. The 124 Spider is available in three trim levels: Classica, Lusso or, for performance enthusiasts, Abarth. The all-new Fiat 124 Spider arrives in FIAT studios in North America in summer 2016.

  • The all-new Fiat 124 Spider, designed at Centro Stile in Turin, Italy, borrows cues from the original Spider – widely considered one of Fiat’s most beautiful cars of all time – and reinterprets them for today. The 2017 124 Spider has a timeless low-slung presence, with a classically beautiful bodyside, well-balanced proportions and a sporty cabin-to-hood ratio
  • The roadster comes standard with the proven 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo four-cylinder engine, the engine’s first application in a rear-wheel-drive vehicle. The engine delivers best-in-class 160 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque on Classica and Lusso, 164 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque on Abarth, and is available with a six-speed manual transmission (26 mpg city/35 mpg highway) or a six-speed automatic transmission (25 mpg city/36 mpg highway)
  • The 124 Spider’s suspension uses a double-wishbone layout in front and a multi-link in the rear, specifically tuned for greater stability while braking and turning. Steering is light and responsive with the use of an electric power assist (dual pinion) system. Noise vibration and harshness (NVH) enhancements, including an acoustic front windshield and insulation treatments, also help to deliver a refined, quiet ride
  • The Fiat 124 Spider Classica features a dual-tip exhaust, black roll bar finish, and body-color header, side sills and door handles. The vehicle also comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, Nero (black) premium cloth seats, halogen headlamps and LED tail lamps. Inside, soft-touch materials on the instrument panel are highlighted with light silver accents
  • The Fiat 124 Spider Lusso model builds on the Classica, with standard 17-inch alloy wheels, silver-painted A-pillar header and roll-bar cover and dual-tip chrome exhaust. The interior features heated premium leather seats in Nero (black) or Saddle and a leatherette-wrapped cluster brow. The lower instrument panel also is wrapped in leatherette, with Piano Black accents throughout
  • The Fiat 124 Spider Abarth offers a sportier, more responsive driving experience for performance enthusiasts. Features include a front and rear Bilstein sport suspension, mechanical limited-slip differential, front strut tower bar, Sport Mode selector and sport-tuned chrome quad-tip exhaust with the world-renowned Abarth sound. Its aggressive appearance comes complete with unique front and rear fascia, 17-inch Gun Metal aluminum wheels, Gun Metal exterior accents and an available hand-painted hood stripe, offering a one-of-a-kind appearance. Other available features include a Brembo braking system and Recaro seats for added sportiness
Model Lineup
For 2017, the Fiat 124 Spider lineup consists of three models:
  • Classica
  • Lusso
  • Abarth
Exterior Colors
  • Rosso Passione (Red Clear Coat)
  • Bianco Gelato (White Clear Coat)
  • Nero Cinema (Jet Black Metallic)
  • Grigio Argento (Gray Metallic)
  • Grigio Moda (Dark Gray Metallic)
  • Bronzo Magnetico (Bronze Metallic) (not available on Abarth)
  • Bianco Perla Tri-coat (Crystal White Pearl) (not available on Classica)
Interior Colors
  • Nero (black) (premium cloth, leather)
  • Saddle (leather)
  • Nero/Rosso (black/red) (leather)       
More Information 
Please visit the Fiat 124 Spider newsroom for the latest product information, photography, videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents.  
FIAT Brand
FIAT brand celebrates 125 years as an automaker and some things haven’t changed. Iconic Italian design and refinement, plus a fun-to-drive factor, come standard with every Fiat.        
In early 2024, FIAT brand will launch the Fiat 500e, the first Stellantis retail battery-electric vehicle offering in North America and the best-selling city EV in Europe.  
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