Further evidence of the new Fiat 500
TwinAir’s industry-leading environmental credentials has been
highlighted following the recent Transport for London (TfL) decision
to remove the city’s Congestion Charge for sub-100g/km CO2
The ruling means that
the 500 TwinAir, which emits just 95g/km CO2, will be one
of the few petrol cars entitled to travel across the capital without
incurring the charge. The new 100 per cent discount scheme for
greener vehicles comes into force from 4 January 2011. Fiat 500
TwinAir owners will simply have to register their car for an annual
payment of £10.
The move is good news not only for
private owners of the new Fiat 500 TwinAir, which was launched this
week, but for fleet operators looking to save business costs too.
And with fuel consumption figures
of 68.9mpg (combined) and no vehicle excise duty (VED) to pay, the
Fiat 500 TwinAir represents excellent value for money in terms of
owning and running costs.
“This is a good decision by TfL,
which recognises the dramatic steps some manufacturers have made in
reducing the emissions their cars produce,” says Elena Bernardelli,
marketing director, Fiat Group Automobiles UK Ltd. “Motorists and
fleets who take the decision to drive environmentally-friendly cars
should be rewarded, and this ruling goes some way towards achieving
The new Fiat 500 TwinAir range
starts at £10,665 (OTR) for the TwinAir Pop and rises to £16,065 (OTR)
for the convertible 500C TwinAir byDIESEL.