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Fiat 500 C Abarth 1.4 16v Turbo T-Jet

The sporty Abarth 500C is great fun to drive with its turbo charged engine. It’s a proper hot hatch with the added bonus of a convertible top. The price has come down a little but it is still rather expensive particularly when you see how much fun can be had in the TwinAir Fiat 500C for a lot less. The Abarth brand, interior and styling details however do go along way to make it feel special in a way very few other cars can. The aluminium pedals and stitched leather steering wheel make it feel like an Italian exotic with a much higher price tag.

The Fiat 500 Convertible is unashamedly retro but that’s no bad thing. Rather than following the herd and trying to squeeze a folding hardtop into the little car Fiat have instead kept the door pillars in the same style as the cult classic 1950’s Nuova, and fitted a soft top in between. The original managed to combine a movie star chic with mass market practicality. The new car looks to repeat this and with its super efficient engines appeals to the bank account as well as the heart.

Cars in the Fiat Abarth 500C range:

Fiat 500 C Abarth 1.4 16v Turbo T-Jet Specifications

Car brandFiat
Roof typeFabric
Fuel typeUnleaded Petrol
Engine typeStraight 4
Engine size1368 cc
Power135@5000 bhp
Torque152@3000 lb.ft
Torque206@2000 nm
Transmission type5-spd manual / 5-spd auto

Fiat 500 C Abarth 1.4 16v Turbo T-Jet Performance

Max Speed (Manual)128 mph
Max Speed (Auto)128 mph
0-60mph (Manual)- seconds
0-60mph (Auto)- seconds
0-100kmph (Manual)7.9 seconds
0-100kmph (Auto)8.1 seconds

Fiat 500 C Abarth 1.4 16v Turbo T-Jet Economy and Emissions

EU Combined MPG (Manual)43.5 mpg
EU Combined MPG (Auto)43.5 mpg
CO2 Emissions (Manual)155 g/km
CO2 Emissions (Auto)151 g/km

Fiat 500 C Abarth 1.4 16v Turbo T-Jet Details

Production dates2010-current
UK Retail pricefrom £16,560
UK Insurance group27
Turning circle10.7 m
Length3657 mm
Wheelbase2300 mm
Kerb Weight1085 kg
Luggage capacity185 litres
Fuel tank capacity35 litres
Warranty distance60,000 miles
Warranty length3 years
Service Intervals18,000 miles
Information last updated November 23, 2014

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