• Jun 25, 2007

The Abarth name was only retrieved from the dustbin of history a few months ago, and already Fiat is showing off funky concepts for it. Created by the European Institute of Design, sitting on a Fiat Panda platform, and powered by a 100 bhp 1.4-liter motor, the Abarth roadster could sell for £12,000 if it were ever produced. True, 100 bhp isn't much, but the roadster's weight wouldn't be much, either. The two-tone paint job and black hood would signify an SS edition, and a turbo could be fitted to the 1.4-liter for a 50 hp jump. Right now, though, there are no plans for such a car. For the time being there will be no dedicated Abarth model. The name will only be used for hotted-up versions of Fiat cars.

[Source: Auto Express]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      Wow - amazing looking car - I'm all for a roadster (dreaming of having a MR2 one day). Cheers - Holly http://www.oneheadlight.co.nr
      • 7 Years Ago
      A 150bhp 1.4 liter motor does already exist.
      It's used by Fiat Bravo (http://www.fiatbravo.com/)
      and will be used by Fiat Grande Punto Abarth, and perhaps Alfa Romeo Junior.

      However, it would be nice to have a lightweight Abarth cabrio
      • 7 Years Ago
      Looks like a Tesla/Lotus.