Fiat C-platform

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Fiat Group C-platform)
Jump to: navigation, search
Fiat C-platform
Fiat Stilo front 20080711.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Fiat Group
Also called Stilo platform
Production 2001–2014
Body and chassis
Class Small family car platform
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel drive
Vehicles Fiat Stilo
Chronology
Predecessor Type Two platform and Type Three platform
Successor Fiat Compact platform

The Fiat C-platform was an automobile platform used in small family cars of the Fiat Group. The predecessor of the C-platform was the Type Three platform and the successor is the new Compact platform[1] which debuted in Alfa Romeo Giulietta in 2010.

Specification[edit]

The C-platform was jointly designed by global team of Fiat engineers and small number of Lancia engineers in Fiat development center in Mirafiori, also engineers in Betim, Brazil took part of the development. This chassis uses MacPherson strut front suspension and torsion beam rear suspension. The first model to use this platform was the Fiat Stilo. Between 2007 and 2008 the C-platform was used by the new Fiat Bravo[2] and the new third generation Lancia Delta with longer wheelbase.[3] The C-platform was built in Cassino (Italy) and Betim to be used for the Brazilian versions of Stilo.

The C-platform supports many of Fiat engines from 1.4 Fire petrol to 1.9 diesel Multijet TwinTurbo.

Vehicles based on Fiat C-platform[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Fiat C-Segment platform". Green.autoblog.com. 2010-02-15. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 
  2. ^ "Specification about Fiat Bravo". Quellichebravo.it. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 
  3. ^ "New Lancia Delta: specification". Omniauto.it. Retrieved 2010-12-31.