VIDEO: Fiat 500 Abarth tackles the 'Ring

The video embedded after the jump's a good one. In it, we see the forthcoming Fiat 500 Abarth bombing around the Nurburgring with aplomb, and with each turn it takes, we become more envious of our friends in Europe, who are going to have first crack at the scorpion-emblazoned hot hatch. Power numbers are still a matter of speculation -- the video's producer believes that power will come from a 200-horsepower 1.6L turbo, but Carscoop hears that it's more likely to receive the 1.2L T-Jet from the Grande Punto in either 120 or 150-horsepower trim. That'll all get settled in due time. We just know that the badass-sounding little retro rocket has us praying that Fiat US-return rumors are accurate. We can't think of a better car to lead the way.

Follow the jump for the video, and watch out for a special guest appearance (what is this, The Love Boat?) by the BMW X6 mule at 2:29, as it overtakes and passes the Fiat.

[Source: YouTube via Carscoop]

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