TURIN – When Fiat Auto SpA signed an alliance agreement with General Motors Corp. in 1999, the Italian auto maker was little more than a year away from launching a compact, Mitsubishi-based off-road vehicle. Fiat abandons Mitsubishi Pinin as base for new SUV in favor of Suzuki’s new Concept S platform. The project was abandoned and work hastily begun on a replacement vehicle. The resulting Fiat-Suzuki, styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro’s ItalDesign SpA and to be built in Suzuki Motor ...
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