Waiting for the official debut Fiat Fastback, the new SUV coupe to be presented by the Italian automaker in Brazil and later also in other Latin American markets. In fact, some indiscretion arrives from the country of Carioca regarding the range of engines that could power the so-called Progetto 376: according to leaked information from Brazil, in fact, the 1.0 Turbo Flex T200 and 1.3 Turbo Flex T270 units should find a place under the hood of the Fiat Fastback. Therefore, the offer of the Turin SUV coupe brand will start from the entry level that guarantees the power 125 CV a 5.750 giri/min If fueled with gasoline while using ethanol, it should rise to 130 hp at 5750 rpm. All combined with a 7-speed CVT automatic transmission.
The collection will then contain other versions, including the Abarth sports model that will be equipped with the engine 1.3 T270 Flex With 180 horsepower on gasoline and 185 horsepower on ethanol, combined with a six-speed automatic transmission. If there was previously talk of a possible appearance in light of the Fiat Fastback carnival, the pandemic situation may have prompted Lingotto to postpone the preview to spring, if not until the beginning of the second half, with market arrivals which will be postponed until the end of 2022. The following year, The Fiat SUV coupé should also be introduced to the Argentine market.
Fiat Fastback will be born on modular architecture platform (MLA) is 4.36 meters long and 1.72 meters wide. As can be seen from the spy photos of the prototypes, the finished chassis has not yet been fully revealed, with forklifts the front part is equipped with a grille made up of elements from other cars of the brand, such as the bumper. please. No images of the interiors have been released yet, but the Project 376 will likely use a dashboard similar to that of the Fiat Pulse, although with an odd chassis, with a floating center console from which to use the must-have infotainment system on Uconnect 5.
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