They were pretty awesome cars, the later models that is. A classic example of GM halfassery,
Let's design a really cool Rwd mid engine car,
Now let's throw an iron duke in it,
and a chevette front end.
the first examples of the car were Slow as balls and handle like shit, and caught on fire,
By 1988 the car was quick, reliable and handled pretty well, but by then too many people hear about the 1984 Flaming pieces of shit. associated the name fiero with fiery death.
It's up there with the first generation roll-tastic explorers, and exploding crown vics