Front-driving of the European class of D Fiat Marea was worked out on the base of models of Bravo/Brava and first presented in July, 1996. Unlike hatchbacks Bravo/Brava Marea sedan had a basket. In spring of 1997 the cars of Marea began to be offered at the Russian market, and in 1998 especially for Russia the Â«arcticÂ» version of Fiat Marea was worked out.
In 2001 of model Marea took off from a production in Italy; producing proceeded at the Brazilian plant of FIAT in Betim Minas Giraesh. Fiat Linea became a successor Italian Marea in 2007.
Acquisitions: motor, options
Fiat Marea has an original design, good dynamics, sharp steering management and hard enough pendant providing good divisibility. It is a practical car for an active ride on good roads.
For Marea from 1996 the considerable choice of power aggregates, both petrol and diesel, was offered. With most powerful from petrol motors â€“ turbocharged 2,0 L. of R5 20V (182 hp, 270 hm) a machine is able to be dispersed to 100 km/h only for 7,4 seconds, and high speed arrives at 227 km/h. On Brazilian Fiat Marea also 1,6 L. of R4 16V (106 hp, 154 hm), 1,8 L. of R4 16V (132 hp, 164 hm) and 2,4 L. of R5 20V(160 hp, 205 hm) set petrol engines. Acceleration to 100 km/h at a 1,8-with a capacity of one the L. model 9,6 occupies with, high speed arrives at 198 km/h, and the expense of fuel about 10 L. in the municipal loop.
Dynamic indexes of version of Marea Weekend with a motor 2,4 L. also is quite good and 9 correspond with to hundred and Â«maximumÂ» 205 km/h. The Turkish models are completed only a base 4-cylinder 16-valvular engine 1,6 L. (103 hp, 145 hm).
Interior and exterior
The salon of car is executed in brand name Italian style, comfortable and ergonomics; good visibility, location of management organs is comfortable. Finishing materials are quality enough for the model of similar class. A comfort at the front does not cause censures; behind to three adults to the passengers will be rather crowded. A steering booster, rise-and-fall steering column, is included in the list of base equipment, 2 frontal PB, powered and electro-mirrors, conditioner.
For an additional charge an electro-hatch, audio system, are supplied with CD, 2 lateral PB, electro mechanic of front seats and other great deal.
At the Â«arcticÂ» version modified taking into account the Russian specific of ground, wings and doors of basket had the two-sided zincking, and roof, hood and lid of luggage rack â€“ one-sided. Standard acquisition â€“ hydraulic actuator and vertical regulation of helm, pillow of safety of driver, ABS, electro-mirrors with heating, heating of seats, powered in front windows, immobilizer, central lock, washers of headlights, regulation of angle of slope of headlights, regulation of driving seat on a height and radio-recorder.