Fiat will use this year New York Auto Show to unveil the 2015 version of its 500 model. The urban car will not suffer important exterior changes, except two new body colours Giallo Moderna Perla, Laser Blu and Billet Argento.
Concentrating on the inside, the driver and passenger will enjoy a new 7 inch TFT display, monitoring speed, fuel level, Eco index and trip information.
While on the main screen, an image of the vehicle is surrounded by information, including distance traveled, gas mileage and range. A parking screen helps drivers while moving in reverse if the vehicle is equipped with Rear Park Assist. Other screen options include a radio screen that displays information about the station selected and a telephone screen showing call information.
2015 Fiat 500 US trim
In the US market, the TFT display will be standard on Sport, Lounge, Turbo and Abarth models, and optional on Pop.
Also inside, the new 2015 Fiat 500 will feature redesigned center console, with cup holder and new USB port. The 2015 Fiat 500 models will also include Bluetooth streaming audio in addition to the already standard Bluetooth phone connectivity.
Along this interior changes, the 2015 Abarth 500, Abarth 500 Turbo and Abarth 500C will receive a six-speed automatic transmission. The gearbox will be optional.