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http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2012/03/fiat-500x-in-the-works-will-spawn-new-mini-jeep.html

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Fiat is planning a new 500 based crossover, likely called the 500X, that will share its platform with a new small Jeep meant to slot in below both the compass and patriot. The new Fiat crossover will replace the Fiat Sedici, and become the fourth variant in the Fiat 500 range. It will share Fiat’s small vehicle architecture platform with the Fiat Punto and the 500L (Shown Above). The 500X andthe new Jeep, which is going by the codename B-SUV, will be offered with a four wheel drive setup likely borrowed from the Fiat Panda.The 500X will go on sale in worldwide markets before the new Jeep is introduced in North America, with production slated to begin at Fiat’s plant in Mirafiori, Italy in December 2013. This means that the Jeep B-SUV will likely not start production until mid-2014.The Jeep should receive a “trail-rated” version thanks to its four wheel drive capability, and is also going to be available with Fiat’s MultiJet diesel engine. A 900cc TwinAir motor and a 1.4-litre four-cylinder are the likely candidates for gasoline engines.[Source: AutoCar]

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I think a Fiat Multijet diesel in a tiny four-wheel-drive car would totally kick ***, and be quite capable in a MN winter.
 

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agree.....BUT I doubt that they'll offer that to us. I would trade in my 500 in a heartbeat for something like that, as long as the wife lets me! :p
 

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If I were looking into owning a Jeep I would prefer the SRT Jeep, 487HP and 0-60 in I think 4.7 seconds...Brembro brakes, sweet electronics and leather seating...just saw one for a minute owned by a guy i know and I'm sold it is worth owning...but price is a bit high if you compared to Fiat prices. I'll love to see what this 500X turns out to look like though!
 
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