The 2016 Fiat 500 facelift has been spied once again, this time undergoing testing in Turin, northern Italy.

The 2016 Fiat 500 facelift has been spied once again, this time undergoing testing in Turin, northern Italy.

The Fiat 500 along with the MINI are one of the very few cars on sale today for which developing a facelift is a delicate matter taking into account the designers mustn't ruin the classic recipe. Case in point, the upcoming mid-life cycle refresh for Fiat's cute city car will retain most of the design as only the front and rear bumpers will undergo a cosmetic surgery while the headlights & taillights will likely come with slightly updated graphics. Moreover, the fog lights appear to be slightly larger and they have a thicker chrome surround.

Photos of the interior cabin are not available at this point but a few minor updates are likely in the works, such as new upholstery choices, revised trims and other minor bits and pieces. The engine lineup will probably be carried over without any changes.

Chances are the facelifted Fiat 500 will be introduced in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show but an only reveal could occur earlier, possibly in August.

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