The Fiat 500 sedan is scheduled to go into production on December 13, 2010. Now this date has been around on the internet so it's not big news, however, according to an anonymous source, the Fiat 500 will be badged as a 2012 model and this production will run to July 2012.
For fans of the open top Fiat 500C, the breaking news is there is confirmation that production will start March 28, 2011 and will end at the same time as the 500 sedan, in July, 2012. The 500C will also be marketed as a 2012 model.
The end of production of both the 500 sedan and 500C in July 2012 marks the end of the model year. It also corresponds to a major refresh of both models in Europe.
After the July production is over, we may assume that the new redesigned 500 will be phased in later that year.
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