Fiat Launches New 4x4
Practical Motorhome|October 2017

Join Lizzie Pope behind the wheel of the latest Fiat Ducato, as this completely redesigned model looks to help you explore further on tour

Lizzie Pope

The introduction of Euro 6 engines meant big news from Fiat last season, so perhaps it’s not surprising that it was more low-key at the Italian brand’s 2018 launch. 

Yet despite the firm’s commanding market position – three out of four motor homes sold in Europe are Ducato-based – product development is continuing apace.

This year’s event marked the launch of the new four-wheel-drive Ducato. It’s not just ‘new’ because of its Euro 6 power plant: the four-wheel-drive technology has been redesigned in pursuit of greater reliability.

All SEVEL, and most Ford Transit based, ’vans are front-wheel drive, and rear-wheel drive is being offered on Mercedes-Benz and some Renault Master platforms; so the option of sending power to all four wheels, while not unique to Fiat, is not commonplace in the motor home market.

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