Fiat Auto Argentina launched the new Fiat Idea. The new exterior design makes a car a strong personality, much more modern, dynamic and elegant. It has a new hood, grille and bumper. The hood became more refined, with curves and folds flat well defined. The bumper is more encompassing and robust and at the same time, the grid was refined. What is most striking are the new headlights poly double parabolic -elliptic to provide a better light distribution and excellent uniformity, with an increase of 25 % in terms of brightness. Now they are larger and are more inclined, with format similar to that of a triangle with rounded corners bent. Big changes are also verified in the rear. The gate – with integrated spoiler – and back glass are new and fit perfectly with the identity of the model, dynamic lines and surfaces better defined. The rear bumper, which brings the vehicle patent stamped follows the shape of the front and in harmony with his lines, gives strength and modernity Idea.
An important development is the rear lights incorporating innovative technology: the LED lighting system and light guides. It is the first time a segment model incorporates such lights. Innovative is also the aesthetic finish of the rear light, masked in opaque material. LEDs installed in the optics, produce a distinct visual effect when the position of the car lights are lit and light guides are illuminated. The sides are many new front fenders and chrome trim, depending on the version. A nice touch that helps define the harmonic levels of the vehicle.
The external mirrors are larger, improving visibility and providing safety. light alloy wheels, cup wheel and door handles are also new. Sporting the new version, like version Adventure, gained exclusive details. For the Sporting created a set of stylistic elements, with a more seductive and sports. Includes side skirts, spoilers front and rear spoiler and wheels unique design, as well as the headlights and rear light with black mask. The Adventure version, meanwhile, has bumpers and lights and fender- specific side, giving it a robust character – appropriate to their usage profile. The spare tire is exposed, covered and protected by a shield that was developed for this new idea.
The interior also was refurbished. The front seats are now more enveloping, providing the driver a better driving position. The lining of the seats may be leather, bringing central armrest, plus add a small table behind the passenger seat. The seats also won new differentiated tissues for each version and the adoption of technology ” embossed “, which applies shapes and embossed design, it even richer. The steering wheel is also new. Its modern design with a touch of sportiness, driving comfort provides both a visually pleasing image.
Functionality is another important aspect of the carrier. Slides prepared in strategic locations cleverly exploit the internal space. It highlights the overhead console with four slides and watch the back seat mirror, unique item in the segment, standard on all versions. Attractive and Essence versions of the new Fiat Idea have dashboard with white illumination. Modern and easier to read, brings speedometer, tachometer, markers gradual fuel level and water temperature and a display with clock, odometer, computer board and My Car Fiat.
Optionally, the Essence versions can be equipped with a more complete instrument panel, which brings information from the onboard computer level B, radio, calendar and external temperature. For the Fiat Idea Sporting it created a unique instrument panel with white light and registration “Sporting”, which displays a complete set of information: speedometer, tachometer, markers gradual fuel level and temperature of water, to computers board A and B, odometer, clock, radio, calendar and display the external temperature. The Adventure version also has a distinct instrument panel with exclusive silkscreen and brings the same information as the Fiat Idea Sporting panel.