The Topless Fiat 500

convertable fiat 500 01 The Topless Fiat 500

The Fiat all of the Monkies here on staff like so much, just went topless. Yes, the Fiat 500 with its retro details now comes in a convertible soft top. Taking a cue from the Cinquecento of yore, the canvas top slides back to open up a view of the sky yet leaves the outer portion of the roof intact, helping maintain body rigidity. Although the design does appear to limit rearward visibility somewhat, the boot gets to maintain its top-up storage capacity.

Here is what we had to say about the original hard top version:

You know how they say the Golden Globes are usually an indicator of what you can expect at the Academy Awards? Well, if they awarded Oscars for automobiles, I think it would be safe to say the Fiat 500 would be a shoo-in for Best Picture. The Italian car (that’s actually manufactured in Poland) has already won the 2008 European Car of the Year award, the 2008 Auto Europa, the 2007 EuroCarBody, the Auto Trophy and Top Gear magazine’s favorite City Car for 2007.

convertable fiat 500 02 The Topless Fiat 500

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Fiat Siena Ugly But Adaptive | Quad Fuel Vehicle

fiat 4fuel vehicle 01 Fiat Siena Ugly But Adaptive | Quad Fuel Vehicle

First we had the choice of regular, premium, supreme or diesel. And generally the decision was an easy one, since most cars are built with a decided preference.

But now there’s the Fiat Siena Tetrafuel, which gives us the option of running on four completely different types of fuel. According to Italiaspeed, this vehicle has struck gold in the Brazilian market, being introduced with the capability to fill its 1.4 liter engine with either moisturized alcohol, pure gasoline, natural gas, or Brazilian gasoline (which is made up of alcohol, pure gasoline and natural gas).

fiat 4fuel vehicle 02 Fiat Siena Ugly But Adaptive | Quad Fuel Vehicle

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