The Fiat 500 is now Ferrari’s courtesy car. Ferrari’s corporate cousin produced 200 all-red special versions of the little retro car to be used throughout Europe. Although the performance will likely be a step down from whatever the driver had before, the courtesy cars come with Fiat’s largest engine for the 500 (1.4 liters, 100 horsepower), and they also “offer specific tuning and exhaust in perfect harmony with the sporty spirit of the ‘prancing horse’.”

A Fiat For When Your Ferrari Is in the Shop
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Fiat is also touting items on the car such as the red brake calipers, sporty pedal set, special black steering wheel with red stitching and 16” alloy wheels. But honestly, no matter how special this 500 may be, if you pick up a date in your economy-based courtesy car, do you really think she’s going to believe you when you tell her that your Ferrari is in the shop?

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5 comments:

  (520) posted on 07.16.2008

cool car, and nicer than a broken Ferrari smiley

  (33) posted on 07.15.2008

It is a very cool car but try convincing the chickies that you actually own a broken Ferrari.

  (33) posted on 07.15.2008

They put a bumper sticker on it that says, "My Ferrari is in the shop" and as you drive away they laugh and they laugh.

pdaix  (431) posted on 07.15.2008

I think it does look like a million dollar .. If only it was imported in the US ! So much better looking than the aging Mini.

Myles_Kornblatt  (169) posted on 07.15.2008

I was kinda harsh on the car, but actually this is a really cool version of an already cool car. I’m hoping the 500 may hop on a few of Alfa’s ships when they return to the U.S.

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