Fiat has introduced a cross-version of the budget hatch Argo

Fiat has introduced a cross-version of the budget hatch Argo

April 23, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The new SUV got increased by 50 mm ground clearance, which favorably distinguishes it from the competitor. On sale the novelty should appear already soon.

Compact and affordable Fiat Argo hatchback was introduced in 2017, and a year later the company decided to release a cross-version on its base. The official announcement of the novelty was held in March 2019, and now the first photos have appeared on the Web. According to the law of the genre, Argo Trekking received an unpainted plastic body kit around the perimeter of the body.

 In addition to the “off-road” body kit, the compact Fiat received roof rails, additional door moldings, as well as increased ground clearance to 179 mm. Another distinctive feature was the black accents in the design: side mirrors, a sticker on the hood, a black spoiler on the trunk lid and a black lining on the exhaust pipe.

As the power unit will be used aspirated 1.3-liter engine that runs on both gasoline and ethanol. On gasoline, the engine is able to develop up to 101 power, and ethanol allows you to develop up to 109 horsepower. Together with him will be offered a manual gearbox on five speeds and an automatic on six speeds.

Fiat Argo is represented in the markets of South America.

Meanwhile, Fiat will pay Tesla to create a joint venture in Europe. This will allow the company to begin production of all-electric cars, and will help to meet the concern with new environmental requirements.