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First look of the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider based on the old Mazda MX-5

First look of the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider based on the old Mazda MX-5

The Fiat 124 Sport Spider original was introduced in 1966 and was marketed with several other names until 1985. However, a collaboration with the Japanese manufacturer Mazda has helped revitalize the 124 Spider, using the platform and components from MX-5.


The two-seater Fiat 124 Spider 2017 has still its own engine. A four-cylinder 1.4L turbo will be under the hood, which develops 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft. 




According to FCA, this is the first time that this engine will be used in a vehicle propulsion. Speed ​​manual boxes six-and six-speed automatic will be offered too.


The convertible will also be equipped with a double wishbone suspension at the front and multilink rear and an electric power steering.Its soft top turns up and down manually, like that of the MX-5.






Author: AL
Source: Autolatest

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