Fiat has announced that the order books for the new 500x ‘Opening Edition’ are now open.
A total of 500 examples of the car will be available in the UK, offering customers the chance to be the first to own the new crossover and also benefit from additional equipment at no additional cost.
The 500 available models include 325 of the elegant 4X2 ‘City Look’ and 175 of the rugged all-wheel drive (AWD) ‘Off-Road Look’ models.
The 4X2 version is based on the Pop Star trim level but will include the following additional features: Special ‘Art Grey’ pastel paint, 18-inch alloy wheels, the safety pack with lane assist, blind spot assist, reversing camera and brake control collision mitigation system, the comfort pack with keyless entry and keyless go, front armrest and electric lumbar adjustment on the front seats), tinted rear windows and an ‘Opening Edition’ badge.
Powered by the 1.4 MultiAir II 138bhp, the Fiat 500X 4X2 Opening Edition is priced from £17,595 – the same price as the equivalent Pop Star – but with £1,725 worth of extras at no additional cost.
The AWD version features the 2.0 MultiJet II 138bhp engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission as standard, and is available only in tri-coat Amore Red. It is based on the top-of-the-range Cross Plus model but with extras such as: a black leather interior with red inserts, visibility pack with rain and light sensors, power folding door mirrors and electro-chromic rear view mirror, steering wheel paddle shifters and ‘Opening Edition’ badge.
Priced from £25,845, the range-topping Fiat 500X Cross Plus Opening Edition offers £2,850 worth of additional features at no extra cost to the customer.
It is available to order now at participating Fiat dealerships with deliveries expected in May 2015.