2017 Fiat 124 Spider Bound for Dealerships This Summer, Priced at $25,990 | Edmunds

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Bound for Dealerships This Summer, Priced at $25,990

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan — The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider convertible hits Fiat dealerships this summer with a starting price of $25,990, including a $995 destination charge, for the base Classica model.

The Classica is equipped with standard 16-inch alloy wheels, black premium cloth seats, halogen headlights, LED taillights and a six-speed manual transmission. Models with the six-speed automatic transmission are priced at $27,340.

The lineup also includes the 2017 Fiat 124 Lusso model, one step up from the Classica.

The Lusso starts at $28,490 for models with a six-speed manual transmission; versions with a six-speed automatic transmission are priced at $29,850. Standard items include 17-inch alloy wheels, silver-painted A-pillar header and roll-bar cover, and dual-tip chrome exhaust.

The sporty 2017 Fiat 127 Spider Abarth with a six-speed manual transmission starts at $29,190. Versions with a six-speed automatic transmission are priced at $30,540.

Details on the Abarth model include a Bilstein sport suspension, mechanical limited-slip differential, front strut tower bar, Sport Mode selector and sport-tuned chrome quad-tip exhaust.

The first 124 units will be available here as a limited-production Prima Edizione Lusso, priced at $35,995. Each will get a commemorative badge and Azzurro Italia blue exterior paint with premium leather seats.

All prices include shipping.

The 124 Spider is equipped with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 160 horsepower in the Classica and Lusso models. Horsepower rises to 165 on Abarth models.

The new Fiat convertible shares a rear-wheel-drive platform with the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata convertible. In comparison, the base 2016 MX-5 is priced at $25,735, including an $820 destination charge.

Key competitors to the Fiat 124 Spider include the Audi TT, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mini Cooper Roadster and Porsche Boxster.

Edmunds says: The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider will roll out at the height of the top-down driving season with an affordable price and a lineup that should provide a wide range of choices for car shoppers.

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