Senior Vice President of Chrysler Powertrain, Paolo E. Ferrero, said that the Fiat 500 will be available in the North American market with a 1.4L Multiair engine in the fourth quarter of 2010. A 1.4L Multiair turbo will arrive in the fourth-quarter of 2011, Ferrero said.
The Fiat 500 will be mainly sold in metro markets at select dealers with all Chrysler brands. To sell the Fiat badged minicar, Chrysler dealers will setup a dedicated salon inside dealerships.
Chrysler did not confirm if the Fiat 500C convertible will come to the United States.
It has been reported that Chrysler will build and sell four versions of the 500 minicar in the United States starting 2010.
– By: Omar Rana