2014 Fiat 500L Review and Road Test: Introduction
Italy is a passionate, visceral country known for beautiful people producing beautiful things. The landscape, the architecture, the art, the fashion, the language, the cars…wait a sec. Let me amend that. The sports cars, the wine, the food…you get the point. If you’ve ever been, you just can’t wait to go back, because Italy makes you feel gorgeously alive.
So then, how to explain the baby blue roller skate wearing Fiat 500L badges that sat in my driveway for a week? If the Great Saturn Debacle at General Motors taught car company executives anything, it’s that you can’t launch a brand with a small car and then offer nothing but a small car. So after all of the excitement surrounding the return of Fiat and its cute little Cinquecento (500) model, everyone asked: “OK, what else ya got?”
The 2014 FIAT 500L is the answer to that question.