When did the Fiat Palio Adventure come out in the US?
The Palio 2001 facelift is the ultimate version sold in Italy. In 2001, Fiat introduced for the South American market the crossover version, called Palio Adventure and based on the Palio Weekend. In Europe, the Palio Weekend was succeeded in 2003 by the Fiat Idea MPV.
What kind of car is a 2001 Fiat Palio?
The 2001 Palio was the first Fiat to be made in China, by Nanjing Automobile. In some markets, this generation included a Speedgear CVT option. The Palio 2001 facelift is the ultimate version sold in Italy. In 2001, Fiat introduced for the South American market the crossover version, called Palio Adventure and based on the Palio Weekend.
When did the Palio Weekend station wagon come out?
The Palio Weekend station wagon was launched in 1996 in Brazil and later in Europe. The station wagon is the version most commonly sold in Europe. In 2001, the model had its first facelift. The new design was manufactured by the Italian automobile designer Giorgetto Giugiaro.
Is the Fiat Palio made in other countries?
It has been produced in various countries worldwide, and its platform was also used in the Siena sedan, the Palio Weekend station wagon, the Palio Adventure crossover and the Strada light pick-up truck. The Palio badge originated on the European-market Mark II Fiat 127, of 1977, where it was a trim designation rather than an actual model.
What engines are in the new Fiat Palio?
The trims for this new Palio are ELX with the 1.0- or the 1.4-L Fire engines, both flex (ethanol and petrol) and the “sporty” version 1.8R with the current revision of the 1.8-L 8-valve engine from GM, also flexible. The new Torque engines were added to the Palio after the launch of the Grande Punto.
Why was the Fiat Palio discontinued?
In late 2017, the Fiat Palio assembly line stopped in Argentina, due to Fiat plans to start assembling the new Fiat Cronos, the saloon version of Fiat Argo, as well as a basic version of Argo without UConnect multimedia system, making the Palio officially discontinued worldwide after 21 years.