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New Fiat 500X Crossover Image


Images of the new Fiat 500X crossover have begun surfacing on the internet. The illustration shows curvaceous, almost coupe like body work and contrasts with the more upright Fiat 500L. The sporty styling is sure to go over well with Fiat fans, some of whom have been lukewarm at best over the 500L's practical design queues.

The Fiat 500X crossover is based on the the chassis used by the upcoming Fiat 500L. The Fiat 500L is a much larger car than the regular Fiat 500 (162.9 versus 139.6 inches) and uses the all wheel drive capable, widened chassis of the Fiat Punto and Alfa Romeo MiTo models. Preliminary info says the Fiat 500X will be even larger at approximately 165.4 inches.


Fiat 500L design sketch. The new Fiat 500X crossover seems to pick up on the sporty nature of this sketch and runs with it...

Fiat 500X was to be built at Fiat's Mirafiori factory in Torino, Italy, however later reports point to production being shifted to the Melfi plant in central Italy. Production is rumored to begin at the end of 2013 with North American introduction sometime in 2014.



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