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A Fiat 500 With Attitude

The Fiat 500 is a subcompact car that's beautifully designed with modern lines and features. However, you can transform the car into something that's ready for the race track with distinct exterior upgrades.

In the Abarth model, you can get an aggressive front end. This model ditches the matching paint finish and goes with a staunch black accent. The black color extends throughout the entire width of the fascia. On the back, you can get a diffuser and splitter. They add some visual contrast to the back end and give the car a sportier look. These two features…

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Applying Touch Up Paint Doesn't Have to be Difficult. Follow These Simple Tips for a Professional Result

Giving your vehicle a once-over is important. This will give you an idea if there are any parts of your vehicle that need maintenance or repair. One issue that you should address right away is the application of touch up paint. Leaving an area of your vehicle exposed will only cause rust and further damage. Follow these tips for a professional result:
  • Don't buy your touch up paint online. The dealership is really the only place you can trust when we're talking about exact color and finish.
  • Don't apply any waxes or polishes before applying the paint…
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What Will a Backup Camera Do for You?


A backup or rear-view camera is a camera that displays what is behind your vehicle on a screen inside your vehicle. At Planet FIAT we offer help with safety features for new car owners. Our community of Miami is a great place to try out a rear-view camera! Parking lots and busy residential areas offer great places to utilize the functions of a backup camera.

Once you put your vehicle in reverse, you should see a visual of what is behind your vehicle on a display in your car. You may also see guidelines to help you get out of…
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Help a Dead Car By Jump Starting

Jump starting a car is done by connecting a dead battery to a vehicle that has a working battery. The jumper cables are red and black and have matching terminals on both car batteries. Turn off the working car and attach the jumper cables to the battery. Be careful about the clamps touching, as this will cause a spark.

Attach the jumper cables to the battery that is dead. Turn on the good car for a few minutes, allowing the dead battery to charge. Try starting the dead car. If it starts, you can take off the jumper cables. If…
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The Fiat 500 Impressive and Cozy Interior Features


The new Fiat 500 is regarded again as a popular subcompact car that is turning the automotive industry on its head. Here are a few interior features drivers are raving about.

The new Fiat 500 comes with an easy to grip leather-wrapped steering wheel that makes it comfortable driving in all weather conditions. Not only is the steering wheel easy to grip, it is comfortable. You'll be able to focus on the road without thinking twice about the steering wheel.

The new Fiat 500 also comes with the automatic temperature control feature....
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Extreme Temperatures and Car Batteries

When it comes to car batteries, there are plenty of factors that influence how long a battery is going to last. One of the factors is the temperature that the battery is exposed to. If a battery is exposed to any extreme in temperature, then it is going to be in danger.

One of the common issues when it comes to car batteries is that they go dead in the winter and the summer. One of the reasons is that extreme temperatures do things to the battery such as evaporate the electrolytes and other things. This is one of the…

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How Do Auto-Dimming Mirrors Work?


Part of becoming a well-informed vehicle owner is understanding how different systems in your car work. Not only does this help you to better appreciate your vehicle, but it can also help you to spot potential problems before they become expensive issues.

One of the favorite new innovations in vehicles today are smart systems that automatically aid the driver. One such feature is auto-dimming mirrors, which use an embedded camera to sense oncoming light sources and work to diminish them. Most drivers are familiar with a vehicle behind them shining bright lights into the...
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Fiat is Italian for excellent exterior design – Fiat 500X

We all like to cruise the streets of Miami in style. While practicality and reliability are our top priorities in a vehicle, some style and comfort goes a long way too. Fiat has long been a name in stylish yet surprisingly practical vehicles.

The Fiat 500X lets you express yourself with 15 beautiful colors to choose from. The heated exterior keeps ice off the curvy, aerodynamic exterior. The luminous front and rear LED lamps provide the best visibility possible.

The flat top contour provides a smooth ride that slices through the air like a blade...

 

 

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Fall in Love with the Fiat 124 Spider Roadster

Style and performance keep the Fiat 124 Spider Roadster popular with convertible sports car enthusiasts. Customize your roadster by choosing one of eight different body colors. You also have the choice between 16 or 17-inch aluminum wheels in silver. Or, you might prefer the 17-inch wheels painted gunmetal. The sporty design of the halogen projector headlights provide an extra wide light pattern to ensure greater visibility. The LED tail lights are durable and ensure visibility by other vehicles.

Enjoy the wind blowing through your hair with the top down. When needed, put the top up. 

 

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A Few Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

Your car tires will give indications when they might fail. Here are a few warning signs to look out for.

Be on the lookout for low tire tread. In addition to your vehicle being unable to grip the roads when wet, these tires could be a few miles from failing and leaving you stranded on the highway.

If you can notice wear on one side and not the other of a car tire, this could be an indication the alignment is off.

When you can hear of feel tire vibration in the steering wheel or when you press the brake…
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