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Fiat starts on­slaught by sav­aging the 500’s price

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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

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