FIAT, the maker of quality Italian best-seller automobiles, introduces the all new Fiat Scudo. The Fiat Scudo is a medium-sized van that comes between the size of Fiat Doblo and the Fiat Ducato. Its technology and design mirrors its long-standing relations with PSA Peugeot Citroen. The Fiat Scudo has a semblance to the Citoen Jumpy and the Peugeot Expert. Fiat Scudo was developed in response to the modern urban transport demand, giving every user the best option for their particular lifestyle. The Fiat Scudo offers a smorgasbord of choices; from a panelled or crew cab version, a short or long wheel base, to a low or high roof option with load spaces of 5m³, 6m³ or 7m³. In addition the Scudo also offers dual passenger seat options, double cargo doors or tailgate. With its wide array of configurations, Fiat Scudo’s incredible versatility and precision delivers a personalised van tailored exactly to the individual user’s particular needs. At its best, it is a cargo van. With a modified Combi (Combinato) and Panorama versions that has rear seats, windows, and other passenger accessories, Fiat Scudo is the popular vehicle of choice for shuttle or taxi. The Fiat Scudo Combi is the ideal solution for the transport of robust passengers in the line of duty with their respective gears and equipments; while the Fiat Scudo Panorama Family is intended for a growing family demanding the comfort and style of an MPV, and for adventurous people with active outdoor lifestyle. Both versions can seat up to seven adults comfortably making it is also the best choice for a passenger van.
Fiat thoughtfully designed the Fiat Scudo with its passengers in mind. It uses advance technology with the innovative optional pneumatic rear suspension. This air suspension not only lowers the loading floor (lowering the total height to under 1.9m) for easy cargo handling and loading, but it also offers maximum comfort for passengers and better vehicle stability, even when your load is stowed unevenly. In addition to the air suspension, it has extra-wide side and rear doors opening to a full 180
degrees, it also has a very low load sill heights and cleverly designed square load bay to farther facilitate loading and unloading of cargoes. You can use every last centimetre of room for easy loading and storage.
The Fiat Scudo’s power is driven through six speed manual gearbox with a choice of two common rail multiJet turbo diesel engines, a 1.6 litre developing 90bhp or a 2.0 litre with 120bhp, offering excellent in-gear pick-up and flexibility. Fiat Scudo boasts of low fuel consumption and running costs plus all models are Euro 4 compliant.
The Fiat set a safety standard in Fiat Scudo by building its body shell to incorporate differentiated rigidity zones. There's a new braking system employing disc brakes all-around, ABS, EBD and a driver side airbag. As an option, it’s offered with additional features; ESP complete with ASR, front passenger airbag, side bags, window bags and an anti-theft system for the vehicle and load.
For these advance innovations and practical solutions, Fiat Scudo was voted International Van of the Year 2008 by a panel of journalists from 20 European nations who specialise in light commercial vehicles. It has also previously garnered the top award 'Best Small Panel Van' title in the ‘What Van?’ Awards 2007 in the UK. The Fiat Scudo also won the Best Compact Van Category during the iVan Awards 2010 that was held during the Commercial Vehicle Operator Show in Birmingham’s NEC.
This multi-awarded vehicle has much to say in answer to a multitude of applications and jobs with its extensive range of transport solutions. The Fiat Scudo offers the best transport solutions and the best value for the money. Wether in passenger or van version; travel conveniently in comfort and style, Travel in Fiat Scudo.
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