2012 Fiat 500 Abarth-A Review
2012 Fiat 500 Abarth is a ground-breaking vehicle with improved features and performance driven specifications. This brand new car is especially designed for enthusiastic drivers who always remain desperate to drive car with aggressive styling and world-class features. Olivier Francois, Head of Fiat Brand and Chief Marketing Officer – Chrysler Group LLC said, “Bringing the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth to the U.S.
enables us to reach out to driving enthusiasts who want Italian performance at an attainable price. With its lightweight, track-tuned handling and purpose-built design, the Fiat 500 Abarth brings to life the legendary racing heritage of the brand and becomes the Italian high-performance car for everyday driving.”
This powerful car features an improved 1.4L Multi-air turbo engine that produces 160 Horsepower and it is powerful enough to drive this masterpiece smoothly even in severe weather conditions.
Platform manager for the 1.4-liter MultiAir turbo engine Mike Vincent said, “With the addition of a turbocharger to the 1.4-liter engine, advanced intake technology including Fiat’s exclusive MultiAir system, a heavy-duty five-speed manual transmission and a host of other internal refinements to the powertrain, the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth transforms the Fiat 500 into a high-performance precision driving machine that every enthusiast will appreciate.”
Exterior of this macho car is extremely stunning, stylish and aggressive; its exterior is particularly designed to improve aerodynamic efficiency. Signature “Abarth” shield makes it prominent and “cute” looking and aggressive looks are further enhanced by front fasica which incorporates in projector-beam fog lamps and prevent engine from being warm by providing direct air for cooling down of engine.
Head of Fiat and Abarth style Roberto Giolito said, “From the outside, the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth is designed with the essence of a pure-Italian performance car – functional, purposeful and high-emotion exterior design enhancements, all stylistically blended to improve aerodynamics, engine cooling and road-holding grip. Inside, we surrounded the driver with a sporty and technical-styled ‘cockpit,’ encapsulated with the performance equipment and exclusive details to make the 500 Abarth a world-class performance machine.”
True artistic sense is used while designing the interior of Fiat 500; its interior is very spacious and trendy with all the necessary equipments one ever desired in a car. 160-mph speedometer makes it interior attractive looking along with tachometer. Many new and distinctive features has been added in Fiat 500 Abarth which includes analogue turbo boost gauge along with incorporated led shift lights in the middle which shed light to optimize changing of gear.
Vehicle Line Executive of Fiat 500 Abarth Joe Grace said, “The new 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth is more than the addition of power and world-class technology, it’s designed, developed and tuned to deliver the responsiveness, control and precision a performance driver wants and expects and for our owners who plan on testing the car’s high-performance capabilities and limits, we have continued to develop from the proven European models to ensure the new 500 Abarth endures on the track.”
2012 Fiat 500 Abarth is vehicle of its kind which has been designed keeping in view the driving and traveling requirements of people.