The updated Fiat Panda will soon enter European markets. The British customers will be ones of the first to have a chance of buying an Italian mini car.
The new Panda has become €1,500 pricier. In the UK, the newcomer costs from £11,895, according to Autocar.
The most significant news is a new 69-hp petrol engine with mild hybrid technology. This engine is now standard on all models except all-wheel drive versions.
Fiat claims the new powertrain provides a 30% reduction in emissions and considerably lower fuel consumption compared to the non-electric Panda.
In total, customers will be offered six levels of equipment, including new variants of City Life, Sport, Cross, Wild, and City Cross.
The Fiat Panda is one of the most popular vehicles in Europe. Together with the Fiat 500, the model tops the ranking of the A Class best-sellers.
By the way, introducing the new Panda, Fiat has celebrated the 40th anniversary of its supermini.
In addition to the new engine and electrification, the updated version received an upgraded bumper, fresh wheel design, several modern technologies, such as standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.