Fiat Releases First Images of 500L
5-passenger B-segment vehicle to bow in Geneva
Fiat 500L sales will begin in the U.S. in 2013.
well, that certainly looks roomier than the regular 500.
the four doors are a definite improvement.
The 500 failed to capture sales
Depends on what you consider acceptable sales volume. Last month the Fiat 500 outsold the Volkswagen Beetle, every version of the Scion and was less than 200 units away from matching Mini Cooper S sales. Sometimes you just need a little perspective.
Closer to a tad over 4,000lb block of sedan at 70-75mph on the toll road for 43 miles.
I didn't know that they still made cars that giant. Nasty commute too, I don't envy you.
Nothing like a big cup of costa rica tarrazu on the morning commute in my opinion.
Yeah, I think it's better to pay attention to what you are doing rather than guzzling that swill down your gullet. Coffee can be drunk when you arrive.
Especially when what you are doing is guiding a 3,000lbs block of steel down the roadway at some 40 to 50mph, when any mistake could lead to the death or injury of yourself or anyone else on the road.
Of course, if you MUST drink your coffee while commuting, might I recommend your local bus service? The one in Dallas is mediocre at best but usable.
Who wants to wear their morning coffee?
Uhm, shouldn't you be driving and not drinking coffee? Just a suggestion.
The 500 failed to capture sales and while it may have gotten people to look at such a small car, it also got them looking at the alternatives. Namely the Fiesta and Fit. And while just about everything else is bigger and roomier, most don't have a significant MPG penalty, if any.
In other words, regardless of the appeal the 500L might have had, the timing and shortcomings compared to other available models with the launch of the 500 has poisoned the pool.
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