Fiat 500 Riva: luxurious Italian

38Fiat has invented a new action model 500. The special version is christened and Riva is a nod to the Riva Aquarama, the iconic speedboat from the time of the primordial 500.

The Riva Aquarama has for decades been recognized by the woodwork that adorns the Italian boat. The Fiat 500 Riva - a wink at that type of boat - is, therefore, also provided with copious of woodwork.

The shift knob and door sill panels are made of solid mahogany. Also on the panel we come mahogany counter, complemented with maple wood inlays. All the woodwork is applied by hand. The Riva 500 is available in the special color Blue Sera. The roof of the 500C - the 'cabrio' version of the 500 - is carried out in a matching blue. As Riva 500 also features 16-inch alloy wheels with Riva logo, chromed mirror covers and door handles and a Riva logo on the buttocks. Inside, we see chairs with white leather and contrasting stitching.

Under the hood, the now well-known 105-hp TwinAir turbo engine. The dense as 500 Riva also has an electric sunroof. Things like automatic climate control, fog lights, LED daytime running lights, parking sensors and measuring 7-inch screen is also standard. H

The Riva 500 has a starting price of 22.995 euros. The 500C Riva must muster at least 25,995 euros.