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2014-12-31 09:27

Autopress

TAGGED IN TURIN: Two camouflaged Fiat 500 units caught in traffic in the city were spotted by our spy guys. Expect them late 2015 / early 2016. Images: Autopress

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Fiat released in a cute, Disney-eque ad for its little 500 hatchback. Watch as furry critters try and sell you a new 500... then threaten your life! Cute or creepy?

ROME, Italy - Two suspiciously camouflaged Fiat 500s have been spotted in Turin, Italy, and insiders believe they were the first sightings of the face-lifted model, due for release in late 2015.

GALLERY: Fiat 500 facelift

It remains questionable why a retro car would need an update, say out spy photographers, but Fiat seems to know the answer. Whatever, the cars were disguised at each end so it's assumed the range will receive slightly modified front and rear lights and re-sculpted bumpers.

READY FOR FRANKFURT?

If the restyling will affect the interior too, we expect, but with very minor changes only – such as new textiles or smoother leather plus – probably invisible – updates for tech features.

Engines and mechanical will probably be unchanged.

The “new” new Fiat 500 could make its official debut at the September 2015 Frankfurt auto show.

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