Fiat Fiorino

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Fiat Fiorino
Fiat Fiorino 2nd series Fiat Fiorino
Overview
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1977-present
Assembly Bologna,Italy
Bursa,Turkey
Minas Gerais,Brazil
Body and chassis
Class Panel van
Body style "Furgone" - Standard Van
"Panorama" - Glazed people carrier
Pickup.
Layout FF layout
Related 1st series:
Fiat 127
SEAT Fiorino
2nd series:
Fiat Uno
SEAT Terra
3rd series:
Fiat Mille
4th series:
Citroën Nemo
Peugeot Bipper
Chronology
Predecessor Fiat 500 Commerciale
Successor Fiat Doblò

Fiorino is the model name that Italian car maker Fiat gives to the van derivatives of their small cars. The Fiorino has the largest cargo capacity of its class and was last imported into the UK in 2001.

Fiat Fiorino mk1 1977–1984

The first version of the Fiorino was based on the Series 2 Fiat 127 with the back being a van box, i.e. a "high-cube" design. It was launched in 1977. It received a facelift in 1980. The Fioriono used the same engines as Fiat 127.

Engines

  • 903 cc petrol
  • 1050 cc petrol
  • 1300 cc diesel

Fiat Fiorino mk2 1984–2003

2nd series Fiorino pick up

In 1984 a more modern version was published it was based upon the Fiat Uno. Second generation Fiorino was made also as Panorama and Pick Up body styles.

Engines

  • 1,0 gas
  • 1,4 petrol
  • 1,5 gas (ver. spi and mpi)
  • 1,7 diesel

Fiat Fiorino mk3 1994-present

The last generation Fiorino was marketed in South-America and is based on Fiat Mille. The current range of engines has the 1.2 Fire 8 valve and the 1.7 Turbo Diesel indirect injection. This version is still on sale in Brazil, Argentina and Chile.

Engines

  • 1.242 Fire petrol
  • 1.697 TD turbodiesel

Fiat Fiorino mk4 2008-

New Fiat Fiorino 2008

The Mk4 Fiat Fiorino has been unveiled in Summer 2007 and will go on sale in early 2008. Sharing architecture with the new Citroën Nemo and Peugeot Bipper, it has different styling from the current Fiat Doblò. The new Fiorino is developed between Fiat, PSA Peugeot Citroën and Tofaş and it is based on the Fiat Panda platform.

This project can be seen as a breakthrough in Tofaş history. The car is assembled in Bursa factory in Turkey.[1]

Fiat launched their passenger-carrying equivalent at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2008. It is branded as the Fiat Fiorino Qubo.

Engines[2]

Fiat Fiorino Qubo

A derivative of Fiorino (a small MPV), a passenger version of Fiorino was unveiled in June 2008. This version is suitable for five persons and can be equipped with different engines like 1.3 Multijet diesel (75 PS) or 1.4 liter petrol engine with 73 PS. The gearbox is either a 5 speed manual or a 6 speed automatic.[3]

Production outside Italy

  • Argentina: Fiat Fiorino, first, second and third series was constructed in the factory of Córdoba, until in 2000.
  • Brazil: Fiat Fiorino is still in production in Betim, Brasil.
  • Spain: Fiorino was constructed by SEAT and sold as SEAT Fiorino. In 1982, after the conclusion of the relationship of collaboration between Fiat and the Spanish State, the production continued with mechanics based on the SEAT Fura (Fiat) and with the denomination of 127 SEAT Terra. The only difference was front end based on the SEAT Marbella (Fiat Panda); the production continued until 1998.
  • China: Fiorino was the first vehicle that Fiat authorized to produce in China. Then, in the 2001 Palio and Siena arrived.

Electric version

Fiat Fiorino Cargo Electric is produced by Micro-Vett[4] .

Notes

  1. ^ "03.10.2007 THE FIORINO IS REBORN". italiaspeed.com. Retrieved 2007-10-04.
  2. ^ "Specifications" (PDF). italiaspeed.com/new_models. Retrieved 2007-11-30.
  3. ^ "Fiat Fiorino Qubo Revealed". worldcarfans.com. Retrieved 2008-09-22.
  4. ^ http://www.eurocarblog.com/post/1197/fiat-fiorino-cargo-electric-at-the-hannover-show