Fiat 500 product portfolio Immigrants commercial showcases arrival from Italy to America: Torna a Surriento (Video)
‘Immigrants’ is the new commercial which showcases the arrival of Fiat from Italy to the U.S. The new commercial literally shows the new Fiat 500 cliff diving and leaping into the sea on its way from Italy to USA. The commercial depicts backgrounds of both Italy and New York and while scenes of Italy are shot at Amalfi and Sorrento, scenes in the US portray areas such as Brooklyn, Manhattan Bridges and Madison Square Park.
The Italian auto company is excited to be back in America and with the launch of their new product is confident of the performance and acceptability back in the country. Interestingly the commercial for Fiat 500 is set to the popular Italian song – Come Back to Sorrento. The new Fiat commercial called Immigrants debuts tonight on TV. The commercial shows the entire US Fiat range – Fiat 500, 500c Cabrio and 500 Abarth leaving Italy and immigrating to US shores with class, style and aplomb. “Immigrants” was created in partnership with The Richards Group of Dallas.
Read the press release below for more information.
New FIAT USA Commercial | “Immigrants”
See the images below to see how many 500’s were sacrificed in order to make the video above!!!
News release: Fiat 500 Product Portfolio Makes Its Way to the U.S. in New Broadcast Commercial
New spot, ‘Immigrants,’ set to air on Monday, July 16 featuring global superstar, Pitbull, and international artist, Arianna
The FIAT brand is depicting the tale of its arrival to the U.S. market with a new commercial that features vehicles joyously cliff-diving and leaping into the sea as they make their way from Italy to the U.S. The new commercial, “Immigrants” features the Fiat 500 product portfolio and debuts tonight on various broadcast and cable networks.
“’Immigrants’ tells the story ’FIAT’s resurgence in America in a manner that is smart, unexpected and stylish while introducing viewers to our product portfolio,” said Olivier Francois, President and Chief Executive Officer – Fiat Brand Worldwide. “We are proud and thankful to be back in this country and we wanted to capture the viewer’s attention in a way that is impactful, visually-appealing and entertaining, while reinforcing our distinctive Italian origin.”
The commercial was filmed in Italy and New York. The scenes in Italy were shot in Amalfi and Sorrento and features colorful landscapes and key landmarks to give consumers a flavor of the brand’s Italian heritage. As the vehicles arrive to the U.S. the commercial shifts to highlight quintessential areas in New York such as the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, Madison Square Park and surrounding neighborhoods.
“Immigrants” is set to a popular Italian song, ‘Torna a Surriento,’(Come Back to Sorrento) sung by international artist, Arianna and composed by Flavio Ibba. As the vehicles make their way to the shores of New York, the music is remixed from the classic Italian tune to a contemporary sound featuring global superstar, Pitbull, capturing the passion and energy of America.
Beginning this evening, the new commercial will run on local and national broadcast and cable channels. The commercial will be available in both a 90-, 60- and 30-second version. “Immigrants” was created in partnership with The Richards Group of Dallas and can be viewed at the FIAT brand’s YouTube site, http://www.youtube.com/fiatusa.
About 2012 Fiat 500 models
Building on the attributes that made the original version an icon more than 50 years ago – the 2012 Fiat 500 models provide an entirely new generation of drivers with the best of Italian motoring: craftsmanship, style and safety, combined with fun-to-drive small-car efficiency.
Expanding on the qualities that have made the original Fiat 500 (Cinquecento) a timeless and efficient automobile, the 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio (500c) adds open-air freedom and even more driving enjoyment.
With its all-new 160 horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine, the recently launched Fiat 500 Abarth is designed for track-day enthusiasts and driving purists who want the ultimate high-performance small car with the pedigree of an exclusive Italian exotic. The Fiat 500 Abarth offers track-tuned suspension and brake systems, race-inspired design, and technology features not traditionally included on a small car.
The 2012 Fiat 500 and 500c Pop models have a U.S. MSRP of $15,500 and $19,500, respectively, while the Fiat 500 Abarth has an MSRP of $22,000 (excluding destination).