2018 Fiat 124 Coupe Specs, News, Rumors, Price And Release Date

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Maybe you still remember about Miata coupe that was presented by Mazda and it seems that Fiat will take it over. Mazda likely cannot build this car under their watch or revive this iconic car. They have no time for 2018 Fiat 124 Coupe and let all its development unfinished. Fiat as the Italian automaker mentioned that they have something great for this coupe. The initial stage has been started to turn Miata but based 124 Spider to a couple.
Reported by A British reliable magazine Autocar, Mazda has provided a version of Miata with the retractable hard top and for the 124-based coupe is developed with the fixed roof just like the original model that was ready for the market from 1967 to 1975. The company insider mentioned some hints about 2018 Fiat 124 Coupe that can be a bit like Abarth 124 Rally concept which was introduced this year at Geneva Auto Show.

2018 Fiat 124 Coupe Redesign
2018 Fiat 124 Coupe Exterior

Some unofficial sources also hinted that the look of 2018 Fiat 124 Coupe is a bit like BMW Z4 that was built in 2008 with hatchback feature to give practical look especially to deal with its strong rival, Toyota 86. On the other hands, many automotive experts mentioned that fitting a coupe with a hatch will increase the development cost and it makes the car too costly. It happens because the company must re-engineer the Miata’s body in order to help this 124 coupe to get the same trunk lid and a rear section just like Spider model.

2018 Fiat 124 Coupe Interior

No trusted reports can reveal the cabin side of 2018 Fiat 124 Coupe, but we expect something here. Interior is quite important to complete a new coupe. It is not a big deal for a big company like Fiat to offer some interesting features and technology designs inside the car just to make us feel comfort to ride and drive it.

2018 Fiat 124 Coupe Engine

There is a big debate for the possible engines that probably use for 2018 Fiat 124 Coupe. It is possible if some markets will receive turbocharged 1.4 liter that is capable of generating the amount of output about 138 horsepower. But, there is a big issue that the company will use the evolution of turbo four tuned to generate 168 hp. We can breathe easily right now because Fiat executives are concerning for sport-focused model with 1.4 liters tweaked engine by Abarth to offer 178 hp. The rear wheel drive and manual transmission will be standard and automatic gearbox will be optional.

2018 Fiat 124 Coupe Release Date and Price

If all rumors about the new 2018 Fiat 124 Coupe is accurate, its official debut can be started in the beginning of next year so that it is ready to hit the market as 2018 model. The cost can be more than 10 percent than the coupe which means it can be $28,000 for the base.