2012 Fiat 500C drop-top to debut at 2011 NY Auto Show

2012 Fiat 500C
2012 Fiat 500C

The summer is coming up (finally) and Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it will introduce the new Fiat 500 Cabrio (convertible) just before the sunny days arrive.

The new 2012 Fiat 500C features a premium dual-layer power-operated cloth top. With just the push of a button, the Fiat 500c’s power-operated cloth top retracts up to the rear spoiler during speeds up to 60 mph.

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The Fiat 500C can comfortably seat four passengers, comes in three exterior soft-top colors, 14 exterior colors, 12 unique seat colors and material combinations plus a choice of two interior environments to allow customers to personalize “their own” Fiat 500C.

We’ll get our first look at the stateside Fiat 500C at the 2011 New York Auto Show next week. Stay tuned for live coverage starting April 19.

Refresher: Hitting dealerships in spring 2011, the North American version of the Fiat 500 is powered by Fiat”s 1.4L in-line 4-cylinder engine featuring MultiAir technology. The system delivers an increase in power up to 10 percent and a reduction in fuel consumption and emissions up to 10 percent when compared to competitor engines. Prices for the Fiat 500 will start at $15,500.

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– By: Omar Rana