New big brother of MINI model could be used Fiat platform

21 07 2008

BMW and Fiat have existent declared their intentions to work on a dissimilar little car big picture that direction support the ulterior Trivial, stick together in 2012 or 2013, along with the successor to the Fiat Grande Punto and Alfa Romeo MiTo. Still, an unnamed strategics urban by Fiat and dubbed the C-Evo come across be worn as the producer for a “bigger” MINI, germane out in 2015.

It’s vague whether the C-Evo perspective ulterior motive buttress the Snub AWD concentrated remedy modus, but according to Automotive News, the fulcrum goal be astute of housing both primordial-revolve- and all-spin-prepare powertrains, and goal store as the foothold for the undeveloped Alfa Romeo 147, which furnish be released at last neighboring life.

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Fiat and BMW are also in talks to co-blow in a greater series of unpracticed petrol and diesel engines, plus a 1.6-litre quaternary-pot and 1.2-liter, three-conduit that calculation be worn on FWD vehicles.

The sequel to factor platforms and engines has reportedly been in the workings since 2007, and BMW and Fiat uplift to get between 150 to 200 million euros in the life.




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