For 2015, the Fiat Panda 4x4 got an even tougher brother - the Panda Cross, which adds more off-road capabilities and styling to accentuate its nature.
To differentiate it, the exterior of the Panda Cross is fitted with a big skid plate at the front, new bumpers with more plastic moldings, which are also found on the wheel arches and side skirts, new LED daytime running lights, a rear skid plate and new rims.
Inside you got a new copper color for the dashboard along with blue titanium shades, leather gear knob, steering wheel with shortcut buttons and some other minor trimming pieces.
Mechanically and functionally wise, the new Panda Cross comes with a “Torque on demand” transmission system with two differentials and one electronically controlled coupling that offers three terrain settings (AUTO, LOCK and HILL DESCENT).
The suspension has been raised a bit more and thanks to its redesigned bumpers, it also achieved better off-road angles - the approach one got 3 degrees bigger while the departure is 1 degree clearer now.