Fiat italian company has unveiled new special edition Fiat 500 Blackjack. Even no certain details were revealed by the Fiat officials, the Italians presented two teasers for this special edition. As we told you, no technical details were revealed so we can analyze just the aesthetic level. The BlackJack name reinforces the character of this car: irreverent and mysterious. The 500 BlackJack is the first vehicle in this segment to offer the special paint, and is one of several exciting Fiat 500 limited editions being introduced this year.
Named the Fiat 500 Blackjack, this unique urban mini-car comes with special features like the opaque black body finish, and various polished elements like whiskers, handles, mirror housings and door-plate. The 2010 Fiat 500 Blackjack has also received a set of 16 inch alloys wheels with a red frame station and red painted calipers on the 1.4-litre 100 bhp version. At the interior the 2010 Fiat 500 Blackjack comes with burnished silver inserts on the steering wheel and gear shifter plus red or black leather seats. The black theme is present inside the car, too. It features matte finish combined with silver elements on the steering wheel and gear knob. The seats are upholstered in fine leather.
Under the hood, four different engines will be available. On the petrol side, there’s the 900cc TwinAir with 84 bhp (63 kW / 85 PS), a 1.2-liter with 69 bhp (51 kW / 70 PS), and a 1.4-liter with 100 bhp (75 kW / 101 PS). If you’re a diesel fan, Fiat offers the 95 bhp (71 kW / 96 PS) 1.3-liter Multijet II.
“The paint finish is the most striking feature of this new limited edition,” says Elena Bernardelli, marketing director, Fiat Group Automobiles UK and Ireland. “It has previously been a characteristic of new supercars, and gives the Fiat 500 a stunning new image. I am sure the BlackJack will be a huge hit with Fiat 500 fans.”
The car will be launched in September and available in “European markets.” In Italy, the top of the line version will be priced from €18,350.