Fiat presented in Brazil the renewal of a classic: the Fiorino. The multipurpose of the Italian brand, which is manufactured in the neighboring country, received an update that modernizes it and especially increases its safety.
The good news is that the model is planned for Argentina, although the exact date has not yet been defined. It is estimated that it will be during the first half of the year.
Visually the brand added the new logo and an image similar to that of the One, which is ultimately the model from which it derives. Black bumpers, sheet metal wheels and protections – also black – on the doors mark its new style.
But nevertheless the great novelty is the incorporation of the Stability control, a fundamental safety device that, according to studies, reduces the possibility of fatal accidents by up to 40%. Today the model does not have such a device in Argentina.
The arrival of the renewal will allow you to continue the sale, since this will comply with current regulations.
Inside doors there are also changes that improve the ergonomics and functionality, in addition to adding equipment according to version.
The motor It’s the familiar 85-horsepower 1.4 Evo. In Brazil, they announced a reduction in consumption and a modification, also, in cash ratios, which may also have influenced the benefit figures.
Another novelty in which Fiat is working is in a Cronos with a turbo gasoline engine to replace the current aspirated gasoline with which they are manufactured at the Ferreyra plant, Córdoba.
he new Fiat Cronos with a turbo engine will be presented in 2022 in Argentina, with prices to be confirmed at that time. As revealed by the Brazilian portal Autos Segredos, the Italian brand is testing it with a 1.0-liter engine.
This 1.0 liter turbo is produced in Betim, Brazil, as part of the mechanical family Firefly, also called GSE (for Global Small Engine). It is a three-cylinder that develops a power of 120 horsepower and a maximum torque of 190 Nm.
It has direct injection with a fuel pressure of 200 bar, exhaust manifold integrated in the cylinder head and four valves per cylinder, with variable opening and closing control (It is the second generation of MultiAir technology).
According to the company, this engine shortens the warm-up phase, reduces friction on the crankshaft and save fuel. The engine block and cylinder head are made of aluminum, so it is also lighter than current ones: the three-cylinder weighs 91 kg and the four-cylinder weighs 110 kg.
This engine will also be equipped with the Pulse, Fiat’s new compact SUV that will compete in the segment of Chevrolet Tracker, Volkswagen T-Cross, Jeep Renegade, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Kicks, Honda HR-V, Peugeot 2008 and Citroën C4 Cactus, among other models.