New Fiat 500 RIVA Special Edition
The New Special Edition Fiat 500 Riva will be hitting our showrooms very soon…
The 1957 Fiat 500 was not only the cornerstone of a mobilised Italy, allowing millions of people to experience the personal freedom of car ownership, it also symbolised the rebirth of the nation, becoming inextricably linked to the Dolce Vita years during which the country rediscovered its sense of style, vitality and fun. During the same time, another Italian icon also rose to prominence – Aquarama, the Riva speedboat. Elegant and exquisitely executed, the Aquarama was an authentic status symbol which helped Riva on its way to becoming one of the world’s most respected premium boat builders.
Almost 60 years later, the two symbols of Italian style and elegance finally converge in the form of the Fiat 500 Riva. Aimed at motorists seeking the same exclusivity of Aquariva Super yacht – the current Riva icon – but in accessible, everyday package, the Fiat 500 Riva is finished in “Sera Blue”, an exclusive colour for this limited edition model and one of the most popular for the Aquariva Super, successor to the legendary Aquarama.
The 500 Riva convertible version comes with an exclusive new blue soft top, while the hatchback gets a panoramic glass roof as standard. What really sets the Riva apart though, is the detailing: Externally, in addition to the exclusive colour, the mirror caps have a chrome finish, as do the handles and the bonnet trim. A double aquamarine line runs along the belt line, enhancing the soft profile of the 500 and recalling the beautiful line of a yacht, while brand new 16 inch, 20 spoke allow wheels, with a special blue finish, have been created especially for the Fiat 500 Riva. Finally, the logo of the nautical legend is placed on the boot lid, the wheel arch and the wooden insert of the moulding.
This New Special Edition will be available from August 2016.