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New Fiat 500 first drive: Cute, charming and colourful

New Fiat 500 first drive: Cute, charming and colourful

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The Fiat 500 is no stranger to the road. In fact, this little number has been whizzing around the streets since 1957, first by the name of Cinquino, before it was redesigned and relaunched on its 50th anniversary in 2007.Eight years on and the Fiat 500... >>

Fiat 500X first drive: 500 goes chunky

Fiat 500X first drive: 500 goes chunky

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There's something strange happening on our roads. Where we once had reasonably well defined types of car, we now have an assortment of the weird and wonderful.The crossover segment is popular and rightly so. Smaller and more affordable than a conventional... >>

Smeg launches red variant of SMEG500, a chopped up Fiat 500 fridge

Smeg launches red variant of SMEG500, a chopped up Fiat 500 fridge

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Smeg has announced that the red variant of its SMEG500, a retro refrigerator made from an old Fiat 500, is now available in the UK.The appliance manufacturer teamed up with Fiat in June last year to produce the fridge, by removing the back end and engine... >>

Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

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Fiat 500 fans look away, unless you want to see your favourite car chopped into bits. Fiat has teamed up with Smeg to produce a set of retro refrigerators built out of old Fiat 500s.Smeg has taken out the back end of the car, along with the engine, and... >>

Fiat Panda 4x4
4.5 stars

Fiat Panda 4x4

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The Fiat Panda 4x4 has a real go-anywhere, do-anything feel about it. A light clutch, raised suspension and fairly impressive traction even with a tiny TwinAir engine, make it genuinely feel like a capable off-road vehicle.Fiat has been making some excellent... >>

TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L

TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L

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TomTom has announced that it will be powering the next in-dash navigation solution for Fiat, with the quirky Fiat 500L being the first car to get the new navigation solution.Announced at the Geneva Motor Show, TomTom will be incorporated into the 5-inch... >>

Fiat Panda Easy TwinAir
4.5 stars

Fiat Panda Easy TwinAir

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The squircle. It’s one of those slightly ridiculous, post-millennial words that any writer worth his or her salt ought to avoid. Yet before long, it’ll probably be making an appearance in the Oxford English Dictionary. And given that the squared-off... >>

Which car works best with your iPhone?

Which car works best with your iPhone?

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Nearly every new car on the market now has some method of connecting with the iPhone. Some come as standard, others are expensive systems that add all sorts of clevel bells and whistles.No drive is complete without a decent selection of music and most... >>

Fiat 500 TwinAir Plus
4.0 stars

Fiat 500 TwinAir Plus

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We try not to get too hung up with engine size, the torque curve, 0-60 times and the like here at Pocket-lint. But for this Fiat 500 TwinAir review, forgive us if we make an exception to our own rule. Why? We hear you ask. Well, this 500’s only got... >>

Nokia Terminal Mode wants cars to embrace phones

Nokia Terminal Mode wants cars to embrace phones

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Mobile phone makers have only just managed to come to some kind of agreement over standardising the power socket, but that isn't stopping Nokia lobbying for a unified way of connecting your phone to your car. Talking at the Geneva Motor Show, Nokia believes... >>

"Hunk" painting car pink with nail varnish live on Web

"Hunk" painting car pink with nail varnish live on Web

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You might well ask why, as indeed I am, but a Welshman is attempting to paint a Fiat 500 pink, live online, using tiny pots of nail varnish to try and get a Guinness World Record, as well, of course, as gaining some publicity for Fiat's new, limited edition,... >>

Fiat 500 smallest car to achieve 5-star safety

Fiat 500 smallest car to achieve 5-star safety

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The impossibly cute new Fiat 500 has become the first ever car of its size to achieve top marks for accident safety. The Euro NCAP five-star crash safety rating, which looks at all aspects of driver and passenger protection, is reserved for only the sturdiest... >>

Fiat warms up its Grande Punto

Fiat warms up its Grande Punto

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Fiat has added a hot (more like warm) hatch to its Grande Punto lineup. The 1.4 T-Jet 120 Sporting features a turbo-charged petrol engine without compromising too hard on emissions and fuel consumption. Available in both three- and five-door versions,... >>

Fiat 500 gets makeover for 2007

Fiat 500 gets makeover for 2007

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Fiat has taken its iconic Fiat 500 the way of the VW Beetle and BMW mini and revamped it for the 21st century. Releasing details earlier today, the new 500 will be launched in Turin on July 4, the 50th anniversary of the launch of the original 500. It... >>

Fiat Grande Punto Abarth announced

Fiat Grande Punto Abarth announced

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Fiat is relaunching one of the motor industry’s legendary performance and sporting car brands at next week’s Geneva International Motor Show. The wraps are coming off the new Grande Punto Abarth, the first of a new range of high performance and sporting... >>

Fiat launches new look Fiat Bravo

Fiat launches new look Fiat Bravo

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Fiat (stop yawning at the back) has stunned everyone by unveiling its best looking car in decades - the new Fiat Bravo. Available from summer 2007, the Bravo sure is pretty. A curved, wedge-lie shape and a ridiculously raked waste line and varying window... >>

New top-of-the-range Panda to be unveiled at the MPH '06 show

New top-of-the-range Panda to be unveiled at the MPH '06 show

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Italian, powerful and iconic … it’s either a Ferrari or Jake La Motta, si? Actually it’s the Panda 100HP … the new range-topping city car in the Fiat catalogue. The 100bhp "goliath" is making it’s debut at the MPH’06 show later this month,... >>

Fiat 500 named as World's Sexiest Car

Fiat 500 named as World's Sexiest Car

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You would expect that the title of the World's Sexiest Car would go to a Ferrari, or maybe an Aston Martin, but not a Fiat, surely? Well according to Top Gear Magazine who asked its readers to vote for the world's sexiest car the Fiat 500 came out top.... >>