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Should You Get A New Fiat 124 Spider Or A Used Porsche Boxster?

By   May 10, 2016

Fiat 124 Spider or Porsche Boxster

Fiat 124 Spider and Porsche Boxster

Fiat recently announced the pricing of their much anticipated 124 Spider. The roadster is based off of a Mazda MX-5 platform, so handling should be very good. Styling is reminiscent of the classic Fiat 124 Spider.

The base model Spider starts at $24,995. For a new roadster that is a good deal, but how does it compare to what can be had on the used market? What if you purchase a much less expensive used Porsche Boxster (986)?

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Fiat Announces Pricing For 2017 124 Spider

By   May 3, 2016

Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat 124 Spider

Fiat has announced pricing for their new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider. The much anticipated roadster will feature a 160 horsepower 184 lb-ft of torque engine in the standard car. 165 horsepower is available for those that go with the Abarth. The engine is a turbocharged 1.4-liter four cylinder unit, so expect for the after market to offer even more power options.

The 124 Spider is based on the Mazda MX-5, so you know that it should handle well. To say that the automotive press is looking forward to getting their hands on this Fiat is an understatement. When we interviewed MotorWeek’s John Davis at the LA Auto Show the Spider was the car at the show he was most excited about and the new Ford GT was among the machines at the show.

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