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Old 5th December 2008, 16:15   #1
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Talking Fiat 500 DIESEL has a PETROL engine

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FiatCoUk | 500byDIESEL


Is it a joke or what??

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Go and read it again. It's adding DIESEL (jeans) brand impact on 500 its not diesel(gasoline)... Nice way to start Weekend
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It is Fiat 500byDiesel and not Fiat 500Diesel.

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The limited edition Fiat 500byDIESEL was created jointly by the Fiat Style Centre designers and the DIESEL design team headed by Lars Schwartz. The idea was to create an ‘Urban Survival Vehicle’, matching the dynamics of the Fiat 500; perfect for town traffic whilst expressing the personality of DIESEL and its young and original customers.
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btw, it also has a 75 bhp 1.3 multijet diesel engine as an option.
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Just imagine how many people are going to put wrong fuel in the car! Every year estimated 125,000 people mis-fuel in UK.

Fiat confused fashion with sense.
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Just imagine how many people are going to put wrong fuel in the car! Every year estimated 125,000 people mis-fuel in UK.

Fiat confused fashion with sense.
You bet! My cousin in Florida bought a new Honda Pilot (Big B of CRV) and filled it with Diesel (Self service in FL). Though the knob of diesel pump is bigger than petrol in US but he took all the effort to put in diesel Guess what! the whole engine siezed and it took $12000 for him to repair it starting from engine blocks to the exhaust. Luckily his insurance covered it and was told that this is the first case of its kind.
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These FIAT people are crazy. remember they named a car Petra here and it came in 1.9 diesel.
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These FIAT people are crazy. remember they named a car Petra here and it came in 1.9 diesel.
IIRC they use to advertise it as " a petrol car that runs on diesel " or something like that

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