The New 2018 Fiat 124 Spider
The Fiat 124 Spider recently won the award for best value sports car by Vincentric and US News and World Reports. The Fiat 124 Spider took top honors with Vincentric, earning the 2017 Best Value in America award for its best-in-class fuel economy and lowest total cost of ownership of all sports cars in the segment. The Fiat 124 Spider is looking for another great year in 2018 as America’s best in value sports car. The Fiat 124 Spider is designed at Centro Stile in Turin, Italy. It takes design cues from the original Spider which is widely considered one of Fiat’s most iconic vehicles.
Along with best-value sports car in America, the Fiat 124 Spider also offers the most powerful four-cylinder engine in its class. The Fiat 124 Spider comes equipped with a 1.4L Multi Air Turbo Engine that delivers 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. It offers everything you’re looking for in a fun to drive and affordable roadster. The Fiat 124 Spider was named Cars.com’s best convertible in 2017. With its iconic design and performance tuned powertrain, this roadster is exhilarating to drive. The Fiat 124 Spider comes in three trims the Classica, Lusso, and the Abarth guaranteeing there is a Fiat 124 Spider to fit anyone’s personality.
New for 2018
In 2018 Fiat will be doing extensive updates to its content package options. This will allow consumers to configure their Fiat 124 Spider Lusso and Abarth models with the exact options they desire.
Available features include:
LED adaptive front headlamps
Rear Cross Path detection
Rear backup camera
Keyless Enter ‘n Go
Available Bose premium audio system
Fiat Connect 7” touch screen
The Fiat 124 Spider will be offered in three new exterior paint colors: Puro Bianco Perla (Tri-Coat White Pearl), Grigio Chiaro (Silver Metallic) and Blu Scuro (Dark Blue Metallic). They also plan to release an all-new Fiat 124 Lusso Red Top Edition which will be announced later this year.
The 2018 Fiat 124 Spider will come equipped with a double-wishbone suspension in the front and a multi-link suspension in the rear. The Fiat 124 Spider is designed for unparalleled control and comfort with increased stability and braking. The steering system uses an electric dual pinion power assist to offer the maximum responsiveness. An acoustically insulated windshield gives you Fiat’s quietest ride yet. The Fiat 124 Spider is being offered at an MSRP of $24,995 and is sure to be 2018’s most affordable sports car.
Highlights of the Classica, Lusso, and Abarth
The Fiat 124 Spider Classica features a dual-tip exhaust, black roll bar finish, and body-color header, side sills and door handles. The vehicle also comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, Nero (black) premium cloth seats, halogen headlamps and LED tail lamps. Soft-touch materials on the instrument panel are highlighted with light silver accents.
The Fiat 124 Spider Lusso model builds on the Classica, with standard 17-inch alloy wheels, silver-painted A-pillar header and roll-bar cover, and a dual-tip chrome exhaust. The interior features heated premium leather seats in Nero (black) or Saddle and a leatherette-wrapped cluster brow. The lower instrument panel is wrapped in leatherette, with Piano Black accents throughout.
The Fiat 124 Spider Abarth offers a sportier, more responsive driving experience for performance enthusiasts. Features include a front and rear Bilstein sport suspension, mechanical limited-slip differential, front strut tower bar, Sport Mode selector and sport-tuned chrome quad-tip exhaust with the world-renowned Abarth sound. Its aggressive appearance comes complete with unique front and rear fascia, 17-inch Gun Metal aluminum wheels, Gun Metal exterior accents and an available hand-painted hood stripe. Other available features include a Brembo braking system and Recaro seats for added sportiness.
That’s a lot to unpack for the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider. Rairdon’s Fiat of Kirkland couldn’t be more excited about the announcement. If you are interested in learning more about the features and options that are available on the Fiat 124 Spider, then come down to Rairdon’s Fiat of Kirkland and schedule a test drive today. Our Fiat experts can help you figure out the perfect vehicle that will express your unique personality.