After returning to the US market again in 2011, the Fiat 500 lasted simply 9 mannequin years earlier than the corporate pulled the plug, opting to solely promote the bigger 500X, 500L, and the Miata-based 124 Spider. In these 9 years on sale, Fiat solely managed to promote round 195,000 copies of the 500. To place that in perspective, Jeep bought extra Wranglers in 2019 alone. The 500’s finest gross sales yr got here in 2012 when it bought 43,772 copies however by 2019, that quantity crashed to only 3,267.
American consumers clearly weren’t that enamored with the thought of a sub-compact Italian hatchback however what if that hatchback had been bought by an American automaker and packed a bit extra horsepower? The all-new electrical Fiat 500 is not going to be bought within the US however rendering artist Kleber Silva has reimagined what the automobile would appear to be as a Dodge.
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