New Panda builds on the legacy of 40 years and assimilates the brand’s value proposition of Functionality in the newest launch. The New Panda comes in three souls as described by Fiat for various demographics, i.e. City Life, Sports, and Cross.
The all new Fiat Panda is here to continue the legacy and to mark the momentous 40 years of being part of cultural identity similar to that of Vespa in Italy and being an icon for functionality. This new Panda is touted as “More Eco, more Tech, and more Fun”. This latest iteration of the model is to celebrate what made Panda a market dominating car and bring all new features that are the need of the hour in 2020.
As Fiat itself calls these three models as the three souls of the New Panda with 5 different trim levels. The three new models are designed to address all the needs of the car owners and their distinct need. For those who are looking for a comfortable car without compromising on features and striking that balance with the price point. This Panda City Life will have a design that boasts of new front bumpers and side skirts along with 15”-inch wheel rims that pair well against the contrasting black features of roof rack, side protective bands all the way to wing mirrors and external handles. This urban dweller will be fitted with the newest rage of two-tone grey seats and dashboard with sub metallic lustre and other standard features.
The next model by Fiat is for those who are looking for adventure and brings justice to its name with Sports, it has three models, i.e. 500X, 500L, and Tippo. It conveys its namesake in the interiors and exteriors with bold features with red rim covers and two tone 16″ alloy wheels. This two-toned effect is complemented across the body work with a chrome finished “Sports” logo on the side in indicator. If red and black doesn’t strike up your fancy, you can always go for “Matt Gray”, a more neutral toned option. Coming to the interiors of this new model, the titanium coloured dashboard to the eco-leather in the door panels, goes to all the way to the black roof, cooler toned Gray in seats with some red stitching to carry on the two-toned effect and can also be fitted “Pandemonia pack”, a throwback to the 2006 Panda 100 HP.
Lastly, the third soul of the new Panda is the cross, those yearning for the great outdoors, providing a range that across age groups and aspirations. The Cross is available in two tractions of 4×2 and 4×4. Well, what would you know, it can now be operated with methane!
All cars in this range are carrying the theme of tone toned and Cross is not far behind with Ceramic Blue Pastels. This combo can be seen across the interiors and exteriors. This will be the top of the range model fitted with new 15”-wheel trims, double red tow hook just beneath the bumper grills, chrome paintwork, roof rack and side shock absorber bands, with “Cross” displayed on the relief. The interiors have a recycled material dashboard giving the woody vibes, with black and blue upholstery with a techno leather aesthetics which is also reflected in the leather steering wheel and door panels.
All three variants or soul come with a 7″ touchscreen radio along with a DAB digital radio and Set up for both Apple Car play and Android Auto and a place to plug in your smartphone (on demand available for Panda Life), giving you the standard feature of playing music, making calls, without hampering your driving experience. Along with this, customers will be able to on demand get the D-Fence by Mopar for their car hygiene inclusive of purifier to filter micro particles and a UV lamp to decontaminate the surface of the car.
Apart from there variants, continuing with the Panda Hybrid Launch Edition in February, new Panda is also coming in the Mild Hybrid Technology. This model will have standard features with a gasoline Mild Hybrid engine paired with the family decedent of Firefly, Euro 6D Final -compliant 70 hp, 3-cylinder 1 litre engine with a BSG (Belt Integrated Starter Generator.)
This car comes with an improved fuel efficient and reduced CO2 emissions up to 30%. With the BDG system, the engine will start quieter and vibration free. This will also give customers all the advantage of owning a hybrid like freedom of access and cheaper parking in European towns etc.
This model by Fiat is iconic and part of cultural identity when we think of Italian roads and transport and their latest Panda model builds on the legacy of this car. It has remained a household name with over 375,000 models sold per year while catering to all segments and giving the value for money cars along with the innovation to boast of.
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