2017 Fiat 124 Spider: An Italian Miata With a Turbocharger, What’s Not to Love?

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso  | MSRP: $28,845 | Price as tested: $31,335

Engine: 1.4L 160 h.p.; 184 lb.-ft. | MPG: 25 city / 36 hwy

Features: Heated Seats, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Headrest Mounted Speakers, Keyless, Rain Sensitive Windshield Wipers, etc.

A few years ago, as the newest Mazda Miata was being introduced to the world, a rumored partnership between Alfa Romeo and Mazda brought excitement to the automotive world – a Mazda-built sports car with Alfa Romeo badging? The best of Japanese reliability with Italian design and passion? It sounded almost too good to be true! And in fact, it ended up being too good to be true. The boss of Fiat-Chrylser worldwide wanted no Alfas to be built outside of Italy while he was in the driver’s seat, so the Fiat 124 Spider was born instead. So, is it really the best of both worlds?

One of the biggest complaints about the Miata…

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