Nice ride
Nice ride

Fiat also worked on the suspension to ready it for our, ahem, "challenging" American roads. In this case, the changes are just plain improvements and they're likely to make their way back to European models, Chrysler Group engineers said.

The 500c absorbed most bumps pretty nicely while still maintaining a decent sense of control in turns. Even at high speeds, the car felt steady, stable and easy to drive.

Last updated May 30 2011: 1:08 PM ET
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