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2018 Fiat 124 Spider Earns Best Buy Award

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2018 Fiat 124 Spider Classica

If you’re in the market for a sporty performance car, you could do no wrong with the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider, which the editors of Consumer Guide® Automotive just deemed a Best Buy.

“The tradition-bound 124 Spider delivers a considerable dose of driving pleasure for a very reasonable price,” said Tom Appel, Publisher of Consumer Guide® Automotive.

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The 2018 Fiat 124 Spider is available at three sporty trim levels — Classica, Lusso, and Abarth. Each trim is equipped with the power-revving 1.4-liter I4 MultiAir® Turbo engine, which is perfectly mated to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain in the Classica and Lusso trims generate 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, while the powertrain in the Abarth generates 164 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.

“The Fiat 124 Spider revives the storied nameplate, bringing its classic Italian styling and performance to a new generation. Paying homage to the original 124 Spider nearly 50 years after its introduction, the Fiat 124 Spider delivers the ultimate Italian roadster experience with driving excitement, technology and safety combined with iconic design,” according to Fiat.

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In addition to delivering a thrilling performance, the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider also features highly-sought after modern-day technology such as available Integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with one-year subscription, seven-inch display, and Pandora®.

Advanced safety features include an available ParkView® rearview camera, available Blind Spot Monitoring System, and available Rear Cross Path Detection along with an impressive list of standard safety features including an Enhanced Accident Response System, Keyless Entry with immobilizer, Electronic Stability Control, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and an advanced suite of airbags.