Four-door Fiat 500 variant coming soon, targets North America |

Chrysler and Fiat are expected to announce an updated release plan this Wednesday, and in it, the small Fiat 500 might make be officially confirmed and dated for its North American debut.

Still, the guys at AutoWeek are looking even further into the future, and reveal that the Italian company might soon introduce a four-door variant of the Fiat 500, codenamed Lo. The version (rendered above by Quattroroute) might be made with the North American market in mind, who always craves more space. As you know, the small two-door Italian model won’t satisfy this criteria that much.

As such, the four-door 500 will be positioned as a small van in Europe and be a part of the Fiat 500 lineup in North America, including the standard coupe, the convertible 500C and the Abarth 500 performance version, all of which set to be built at the Chrysler plant in Toluca, Mexico.

Do you think this is the right strategy for the Fiat 500 or just a wrong step for the very popular compact? Share your thoughts below.

Source: AutoWeek

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Post tags : Chrysler, Fiat, fiat 500 four-door, fiat-500, north america