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Fiat starts onslaught by savaging the 500’s price
and SUV-styled 500X. A stripped down Pop model variant of the hatch will arrive later this year to give potential Fiat buyers a bigger incentive to visit their dealers.
They will be joined by the four-door Fiat Punto hatch as a competitor to the Volkswagen Polo/Golf range, the Fiat Panda and the Freemont wagon.
The Alfa stable will grow to include the 4C sports car and Spider convertible over the same timeframe.
The 4C is a midengined , rear-wheel ‘‘ driver’s car’’ with a carbon fibre tub. It was first shown as a concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and has survived the transition into production without losing too many of the lines that wowed showgoers. The Spider will