Fiat Panda, one of the most important cars in the history of Fiat and which for 40 years has been synonymous with friendliness, ease of use and versatility, is expanding its range with the debut of the Sport version.
Now the offer for the Italian market - with a price list starting from the promotional price of 8,200 euros, thanks to the state eco-incentives in case of scrapping and combined with the financing of FCA Bank - is divided into five configurations that represent the three new souls of the model : Panda, City Life, Sport, City Cross and Cross, the latter also with 4x4 drive.
Among these, the brand new Panda Sport is intended for a young customer, prone to a dynamic lifestyle and who appreciates the strong personality of this model which completes the Fiat 'Sport family' which already includes several models.
A version that is immediately recognizable thanks to highly distinctive aesthetic elements, such as the 16-inch Sport alloy wheels with two-tone finish and black and red hub caps.
But also thanks to the handles and mirror caps in body color.
On request, the latter can be in glossy black in combination with the black roof (optional).
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Fiat Panda Sport and other versions, 7-inch display and Mild Hybrid debut
The exclusive chrome Sport logo on the side above the direction indicator and the availability of the brand new Matt Gray livery are also specific to this model.
A characterization, that of the Panda Sport, which is found inside where the new titanium-colored dashboard, the specific door panels in eco-leather, the new imperial black and the new seats with dark gray upholstery stand out, the details in techno-leather, fabric side bands and red stitching.
And for the customer who wants an even more aggressive image, the New Panda Sport can be equipped, on request, with the brand new Pandemonium Pack - a clear tribute to the homonymous kit launched in 2006 on the Panda 100 HP - which includes red brake calipers, glass darkened and the brand new techno-leather steering wheel with red stitching.
The standard features also include the new 7-inch Touchscreen radio with DAB digital system, Apple CarPlay preparation and Android Auto compatibility.
What makes its debut in the Sport - and which is found in all the other Pandas - is an innovative system with a 7-inch color touchscreen display that allows easy integration of the smartphone, which can be positioned in the practical housing above the radio.
Users can thus make calls, access their music, send and receive messages, get directions optimized according to traffic conditions, and much more while remaining focused on the road.
Panda Sport, like all the other versions, can also be requested with the new Mild Hybrid engine which is now available across the entire range, in order to offer all user groups an efficient, compact, light and accessible hybrid engine.
In short, the best solution for a city car, consistent with the Fiat approach that has always been a pioneer in technology and an innovator in mobility and is now increasingly sustainable.
The Mild Hybrid petrol engine combines the new 1.0 3-cylinder engine of the Firefly family, 70 Hp - compliant with the Euro 6D Final regulation - with a BSG (Belt integrated Starter Generator) electric motor which allows to recover energy during braking and deceleration, store it in an 11 Ah capacity lithium battery, and use it, with a peak power of 3.6 kW, to restart the thermal engine after a stop in gear and to assist it during acceleration.
Compared to the 69 HP 1.2 Fire engine, the Mild Hybrid engine allows - also thanks to the new 6-speed gearbox - the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, up to 30%, guaranteeing the same performance, also ensuring a lot of comfort. high, even during reboot.
In fact, the BSG system allows the heat engine to restart extremely quietly and without vibrations during the stopping and restarting phases.
The new Panda Hybrid offers all the advantages of homologation as a hybrid vehicle and ensures, depending on the regulations, a series of benefits such as freedom of access and circulation in urban centers, a reduction in the cost of parking and tax concessions.