Besides sporting versions of Fiat 500 built by Abarth, Fiat will bring to the Geneva Motor Show a more masculine and elegant variant of its smallest model, named Fiat 500 GQ.
Fiat 500 GQ Design
Fiat has published today official photos of a special edition for its 500 model. This new version was developed in collaboration with GQ magazine and targets men who want a more aggressive Fiat 500 changing both exterior and interior look and, most particularly, improving the quality of materials used. It is not the first time when Fiat “invents” such a special edition of its model, the most famous being Fiat 500 by Diesel and Fiat 500 Gucci.
On the exterior, the new Fiat 500 GQ comes with a matte gray color which blends with carbon black inserts along with 16-inch wheels, specially built for this version, chromed mirror housings and GQ logos appearing on pillars. The Fiat 500 GQ interior continues the idea of monochrome: the seats are covered with high quality leather, ambience is intimate because of dark colors used, and the only contrasting elements are: 500 red logo above the glove box, aluminum pedals and other chromed inserts.
Fiat 500 GQ at Geneva Motor Show
The new Fiat 500 GQ will meet its public at the Italian stand starting March 5th. Fiat will bring to the Geneva Motor both hatchback and the convertible version of Fiat 500 GQ so there’s still time to decide what variant you’d like. The price of this special release will be announced in the weeks following the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The specs of Fiat 500 GQ are as follows: several gasoline engines starting with a 69-hp, 1.2-liter unit, a 100-hp 1.4-liter or Fiat’s good old 85-hp, 0.9-liter TwinAir two-cylinder engine. For now, the Fiat 500 GQ will go on sale in Europe in June 2013; Fiat wouldn’t confirm the special-edition’s future on the U.S market.
Either way, it’s well worth the wait. Fiat 500 GQ should sell as fast as Abarth versions!