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2012 Fiat 500c by Gucci

Couture Cabriolet

A three-quarter rear view of a white 2012 Fiat 500c by Gucci

In short: Gucci's stylish take on the classic Italian cabriolet.

Fiat 500c by Gucci Review

In this collaboration between two famed Italian design houses, the Fiat 500c gets the Gucci treatment with a couture take on the cabriolet. Satin chrome details both inside and out give the car a refined, understated elegance, while the green-red-green Gucci stripe, found on the retractable canvas top and embroidered on the seats and seatbelts, add a bit of fashionista flair. The Gucci logo itself is unobtrusive, acting less as an advertisement than as an artist's signature, letting those in the know further appreciate the Fiat's sophisticated styling. Under the hood, the same 1.4-liter inline-4 that powers the base model 500c can be found, providing decent pep and an EPA rating of 29 mpg combined. Cool standard features like satellite radio, BOSE premium audio and hands-free communication with USB port complete the luxurious experience of the Fiat 500c by Gucci.

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Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile drivetrain warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile roadside assistance

Base Price: $23,500 / As Tested: $28,400

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, front-wheel drive, 4-passenger, 3-door hatchback

Engine: 1.4-liter inline 4-cylinder
Horsepower: 101 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 98 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 2,434 lbs
Wheelbase: 90.6 in
Length/Width/Height: 139.6/64.1/59.8 in
Turning circle: 30.2 ft

Brakes: disc in front, drum in rear; ABS
independent MacPherson system in front, interconnected wheels with torsion axle in rear

Traction: electronic stability control with traction control

EPA City: 27 mpg
EPA Highway: 32 mpg

Safety: driver and front passenger multi-stage airbags; driver knee airbag; full-length side-curtain airbags; seat-mounted side pelvic-thorax airbags

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PNW040312 (Updated: 06/04/13 NW)