Special Edition 500 Sessantesimo Will Be Launched to Commemorate Fiat 500’s 60th Birthday. Fiat 500 will be 60 years old this year, and Fiat has decided to celebrate the iconic car’s birthday by launching its new limited edition model. The special edition is dubbed Fiat 500 Sessantesimo, and it is a nice way to commemorate the birthday of the popular supermini that was launched sixty years ago in 1957.
The 500 Sessantesimo, which means sixtieth in Italian, will make its world debut at the upcoming 2017 Geneva Motor Show. It will share the stage with the new S-Design trim level for Fiat Tipo, 500 X and also 124 Spider Europa. Only 560 units will be produced, and the limited edition supermini will only be available in convertible body type.
2018 Fiat 500 Sessantesimo Specifications
Fiat 500 is such a legend, and thankfully, the tribute does justice to the original version. The exterior now looks stunning with new two-tone body paint. It came with white body color and combined with elegant pastel ivory on the pillar and the bonnet. In addition to the new paint job, the car is also accentuated by beautiful chrome trim at the wing mirrors as well as the bonne.
The 2018 Fiat 500 Sessantesimo will roll on a 16” alloy wheels with unique spoke pattern. Furthermore, since this is a special edition car we are talking about, the whole 560 units of 500 Sessantesimo will come with exclusive ‘560’ badging both on the exterior as well as the interior.
Speaking of the interior, it comes with some elements that will bring us back to the memory lanes such as vinyl dashboard and dual color floor mats that scream retro. Moreover, the cabin also will look extremely elegant thanks to the ivory leather seat upholstery accentuated with burgundy seams.
But of course, this special edition car is also equipped with various modern elements such as 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system complete with satellite navigation, Bluetooth, Aux, USB ports and of course it is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
500 Sessantesimo becomes even more interesting with the addition of multi-function leather steering wheel with leather upholstery, rear parking sensor, automatic climate control as well as cruise control with speed limiter.
The Italian automaker goes all out with this limited edition 500. Besides all those cool features above, this car still has plenty of great additional elements such as the tinted rear window, bi-xenon headlights, rain and dusk sensors as well as Beats Audio system.
Fiat 500 Sessantesimo limited edition 2018 will be available in both petrol and diesel variant. There will be two engines available in the petrol line-up. The first one is a 1.2 L unit with 69 PS (68 HP) while the other one is 0.9 L unit that delivers 85 PS (84 HP). Meanwhile, only one engine will be available in the diesel lineup that is a 1.3 L Multijet II with 95 PS (94 HP).
2018 Fiat 500 Sessantesimo Special edition Price and Release Date
No words yet on the pricing, but it has been confirmed that the special edition Fiat 500 will go on sale in Europe starting from March 9th and deliveries will commence from July 4th.
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