The four-door, five-seat Viaggio is based on the Fiat Group’s CUSW (Compact US Wide) architecture
21 April 2012

Pictures of the Fiat Viaggio saloon have leaked onto the internet ahead of the new car’s unveiling at the Beijing motor show.

The four-door, five-seat Viaggio is based on the Fiat Group’s CUSW (Compact US Wide) architecture – as is the new Dodge Dart, which was shown at January’s Detroit motor show – and sits at 4679mm in length and 1850mm in width.

One turbocharged 1.4-litre T-Jet petrol engine is available in two states of tune – 118bhp or 147bhp. The powerplants will come mated to either a five-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch transmission.

External features of the new car include what the manufacturer describes as a ‘contemporary Fiat face’ and LED rear lights.

The Fiat Viaggio will be built in the new GAC-Fiat plant in China with sales expected from September. At the moment, it is due to be a China-only offering.

Kyle Ecob

Enjoy the week's top pictures in our free Car Pics iPad app - great high-res photography (1024x768 pixels) exclusive to the iPad

Download the Car Pics app for your iPad now

Join the debate

Comments
11

21 April 2012

Oh, it looks nice! Good engines, too.

21 April 2012

Ack! All these leaky cars at Bejing!

In all seriousness though, this looks seriously nice. Fiat should definately do a hatchback version and bring it over here as a Bravo replacement.

21 April 2012

I like the Bravo, looked at one when the 500 was launched, local dealer is also ford and the Bravo looked much more interesting than the focus and was considerably cheaper, it was a dark red metallic diesel with black alloys, I thought it looked fantastic especially when compared with the focus in the showroom

22 April 2012

a good looking car. it still wouldnt sell here being a fiat and a saloon, but a hatch might do well if it kept most of the looks

22 April 2012

Not so keen on the front. The back looks good,

But overall, I think the Dart Looks better. They should just bring that instead, as a whole vehicle proposition, it would probably sell better as a Dart.

22 April 2012

I'm very concerned as to what my mates would call it if I put a "Viaggio" on the drive.

22 April 2012

thats a great looking motor, wonder will Fiat ever sell it in Europe??? I'd certainly buy one!

22 April 2012

[quote liquidgold]what my mates would call it [/quote] If they nick a couple of wheels - its a Piaggio !!! Looks side and rear identical to the New Kia and Hyundai Solaris model - the front is different and whilst it looks a tad American its not bad. Wont sell in Russia. Too much competition from the far east to make it a possible seller. I see Fiats around but 90% of them are 2nd hand imports from Italy

22 April 2012

Can you imagine buying one for your wife and asking the service dept. if you can service your wifes Viaggio? Think again FIAT!

if it's heavy, it ain't happenin' 

22 April 2012

and the headline about "leaks out..." yuck!

if it's heavy, it ain't happenin' 

Pages

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week