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Fiat 500 Coupe Zagato to Compete with MINI Cooper

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There could soon be another cute little car on the road to compete with the MINI Cooper -- the Fiat 500 Coupe Zagato.

The Spanish language web site es.autoblog.com said Fiat has approved the concept car for production.

The concept was introduced at the recent Geneva Motor Show. 4 Wheel News writes:

This concept car was well received at the Geneva show, mainly because of its bold color as well as its mix of 500 styling and coupe looks. The car also featured the characteristic double hump -- the true emblem of Zagato. The latest reports say that the production will be limited, which means that it won’t be offered cheap.

Fiat said that the 500 Coupe Zagato is targeted at a "young and dynamic male target." However, 4 Wheel News writes:

It also suits the requirements of a female target as it presents stylistic solutions coming from the most fascinating trends on colors and materials.

The report comes at a time when the super-subcompact car market is heating up. MINI is expected to offer a coupe version of its popular hatchback in a few months.

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