Mazda and Fiat work together on convertible car

Mazda and Fiat work together on convertible car

Car giants Mazda and Fiat are working together on developing and manufacturing a roadster, or two-seater convertible, although the two companies will come up with different, distinctly styled models.

The Japanese and Italian firms confirmed today that they have signed an agreement for the project.

They declined to give details but said their co-operation for Fiat’s Alpha Romeo model and the Mazda vehicle will be based on Mazda’s “next-generation MX-5 rear-wheel-drive architecture”.

Each car maker will use its own engines and own styling in their vehicle, they said.

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