Design previewed by Fiat Aegea concept in Turkey.
The interior of the production Fiat Aegea sedan has been revealed in a new set of spyshots of a test mule snapped outside a store in Strasbourg, by Auto Plus reader Mr. Laurentec.
Judging by the spyshot, the design is inline with that of the near-production Fiat Aegea concept, which was revealed on May 21 in Turkey. It features a flowing dashboard with a silver accent running across it, and buttons neatly arranged under the central HVAC vent. The 3-spoke steering wheel and a Uconnect infotainment system with a 5-inch color touchscreen display are also borrowed from the Fiat Aegea.
The final production-spec design has been kept heavily under wraps, although it will not stray too far from the design of the Fiat Aegea, as evidenced by the taillamps, C-pillar design and the side mirrors. Furthermore, a hatchback (Fiat Bravo successor) and estate will also be added to the Fiat Aegea range next year.
A Fiat spokesperson has confirmed that it will drop the Aegea name when launched. It is currently being engineered for left-hand-drive markets; mainly 40 of them spread across Middle East, Africa and Europe. The company is still evaluating the need to develop a RHD model for markets like the U.K and Australia.
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Fiat India have made it clear that they do not have the Fiat Aegea in its current business plans, although they did confirm that a successor to the Fiat Linea will be announced in 2017.
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[Source: Auto Plus Reporter]