The Fiat Uno Class B front-wheel drive hatchback was introduced by FIAT in March 1983 in Geneva. Its appearance on the market contributed to the restoration of lost positions by this automaker during the energy crisis of the 70s. The model was the result of the largest financial investments for that time in the history of the company, and the hopes came true: Uno was a huge success in its segment and became truly massive.
In the early years of its production, every third car manufactured in Italy wore this brand. Namely, “number one” – Uno remained the most popular on the Apennine peninsula for more than a decade. Over the years, Continue reading
In the 80s, Suzuki sold the 1982 Alto Koreans to the Koreans – as a result, Daewoo Tico began production in 1988. The design of Daewoo Tico seemed to the Koreans quite successful. Therefore, when creating a new compact car, it was decided to save money and build a Matiz based on Tico. It is noteworthy that the design of Daewoo Matiz was invented by Italians from ItalDesign studio, who first created this appearance for the new little Fiat, but then decided to give it to Daewoo.
The compact five-door Matiz is promoted exclusively in Western Europe, where there is a high demand for city cars. This maneuverable and easy-to-drive model feels great in the dense stream of large cities. Continue reading
In 2004, a joint venture General Motors – AvtoVAZ was opened, which began mass production of Chevrolet Viva cars. This model was developed on the basis of the Opel Astra T-3000 platform. Of the visible changes in appearance compared to the German counterpart, the car received a new grille, front bumper, nameplates and rear reflector. The interior has also undergone some changes. The color of the dashboard, the material and the color of the seats became different.
The car is available in three trim levels: L, LS and GLS.
Basic (L) is the most modest. Instead of a radio tape recorder, there is no covered niche, no air conditioning, no electric windows and mirrors, as well as rear head restraints, airbags and steering wheel adjustments. But Continue reading