First teaser images of the Fiat Viaggio saloon have been revealed
16 April 2012

The first images of the Fiat Viaggio saloon have been revealed ahead of the new car’s unveiling at the Beijing motor show later this month.

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

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16 April 2012

Where's Teg Type R gone ? have I missed something ?

16 April 2012

Fiat should sell this car in Europe too.A hatchback version of the Viaggio would be a perfect replacement for the Bravo as it is based on the Alfa Giulietta.Fiat need to move the game on with the parent brand,or die a slow death imo !!

16 April 2012

Still around!

Its a shame, by the looks of things, that Fiat haven't yet adopted something similar to Ford One World policy?

I would imagine build and material quality won't be as good as Fiat's European offerings but as a design and something fresh for their range, it doesn't look bad.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

16 April 2012

A rather limited choice of engines.

16 April 2012

"Viaggio" sounds like someone at Fiat wanted to call the car the Fiat Viagra, but did not quite have the balls to do it. Maybe Fiat is in need of a little uplift?

16 April 2012

[quote weenedonpetrol]"Viaggio" sounds like someone at Fiat wanted to call the car the Fiat Viagra, but did not quite have the balls to do it. Maybe Fiat is in need of a little uplift?[/quote] Defender for Milan?

Peter Cavellini.

16 April 2012

Nice looking car, but the UK shuns saloons, so it will never be sold here.

16 April 2012

[quote Flash Harry]Fiat should sell this car in Europe too.A hatchback version of the Viaggio would be a perfect replacement for the Bravo as it is based on the Alfa Giulietta.[/quote]

A hatch is ( allegedly ) set to be released next year, and it is possible it will end up in Europe as a Bravo replacement. But if the Dodge Dart is any indication, they need to give the interior a major upgrade if they plan to sell any. Not to mention the fact that convicing Italians to buy a Chinese built Fiat won't be easy.

 

 

16 April 2012

Presumably a replacement for the Linea - never sold here, but not unattractive

16 April 2012

[quote weenedonpetrol]"Viaggio" sounds like someone at Fiat wanted to call the car the Fiat Viagra, but did not quite have the balls to do it. Maybe Fiat is in need of a little uplift?[/quote]

I think a literal translation of Viaggio would be "voyage" but you could equally say "journey", so not totally bonkers!

Agree with others that it looks good, but then so does the current Bravo - these days just looking good is not enough but as we aren't likely to get it we will probably not find out any more about it.

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