Fiat 500 got a brand new, all electric generation in 2020, but the Italian company continued to offer the old model as a cheaper alternative to ICE, which can still attract buyers with its charming appearance. Also what’s next since 2007 with facelift in 2016the regular 500 received a new special edition in Japan called the 500 Giallissima, production is limited to 200 units.
The main feature of the Fiat 500 Giallissima is its yellow exterior hue. In addition, the model looks pretty standard with 14-inch wheels, black mirrors, LED DRL and halogen headlights. Inside we get a similar finish with a yellow dashboard combined with dark blue fabric seat upholstery. Standard equipment includes a 7-inch Uconnect touchscreen, a pair of USB ports and seven airbags.
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Under the hood is an old 1.2-liter 8-valve four-cylinder engine with no air and 68 hp. (51 kW / 69 PS) and a torque of 102 Nm. In Europe this unit has been replaced by soft hybrid 1.0 FireFly three-cylinder from 2020, however, Japanese buyers do not have access to this transmission. Power is transmitted to the front axle via a five-speed sequential automatic transmission with oars, and the engine is equipped with a start-stop system.
Sales of the Fiat 500 Giallissima will begin in Japan on March 5 at a price of 2,330,000 yen ($ 20,285). For those looking for something more sporty, Fiat also offers 500 Sports in limited quantities of 175 units for Japan, ranging from ¥ 2,740,000 ($ 23,871). This version received a more aggressive body kit and a more powerful 0.9-liter twin-cylinder turbocharged engine with 84 hp. (63 kW / 85 hp).
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The good old Fiat 500 received a limited edition Giallissima in Japan
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