Fiat 124 abarth hardtop




Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

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  • Fiat will show off its Abarth GT in Geneva. The special roadster is fitted with a new carbon-fiber removable hardtop. Read more and see.

    The Abarth GT takes the regular Spider and adds a carbon hard top. Rather than morph the Spider into a fixed, permanent coupe.

    You know how Abarth's heated up Fiat seems to get a monthly special edition? That time may have dawned for the Abarth Spider, too.

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Slightly larger, and in the opinion of many, better looking than the Miata , the Spider melds a classy look with a fantastic driving experience. Read more Rally test: I hope more manufacturers realise there is a market for small sporty cars, not for wind-in-the-hair motoring, but because they can be great to drive. Does this 7 Series have that all-important sense of occasion its predecessors Ariel Atom 4 review.

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat Spider to get fixed-roof coupé variant | Autocar

    Abarth GT revealed with hard top. The decision to separate it from the MX-5 is believed to have been made in order to create greater space between the two models in the minds of potential buyers and to allow Fiat to push its performance credentials to a greater extent. However, this has been disputed by other insiders, who suggest that such a solution would be too expensive to re-engineer and the standard boot opening will remain. The powertrain is also said to be undecided, with some markets believed to be happy to take the bhp 1.

    Our Verdict Fiat Spider Fiat looks to its rebodied MX-5 for a much-needed image boost, but does it do enough to stand out on its own, or would you be better off with the Mazda? Pricing will hinge largely on which powertrain is selected, but if the range begins with the bhp 1.

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Fiat has a long history of launching hard-roofed spinoffs of successful convertibles, such as the Fiat Dino, Fiat and the original However, the work was often done by coachbuilders as opposed to the factory. I hope the length of bonnet is distorted, it look like you'd need binoculars rather than parking sensors. Afterall it only has to house a 4 cylinder engine. Long bonnet is nonsense in current cars - While engines become more compact the bonnet length increases. Log in or register to post comments sabre.

    I hope that the Mazda hard top is adopted with minor modifications. Otherwise, let the design pass through Mazda QC department. This, and manufacturing in Hiroshima guarantees reliable operation. Abarth-tuned bhp engine and extra performance kit are in the mix as Fiat readies a fixed-head version of the Spider. Our Verdict Fiat Spider. Ariel Atom 4 review. Ariel's simple, purist concept remains but virtually everything else — BMW 7 Series Ld long-term review.

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    Does this 7 Series have that all-important sense of occasion its predecessors Corker of a mild-hybrid powertrain blends fireworks and refinement, but a Join the debate Comments.

    With the soft-top launching in September and the Coupe ready for next summer, Fiat's timing could not be better! And why were these models launched nearly two-years after the virtually identical Mazda MX5? If nothing else, this will limit the effective lifespan of the car - not many will opt for the more expensive Fiat models now, let alone when a replacement MX5 arrives.

    That said, I like the idea of a proper coupe from Fiat rather than the Mazda targa top, so maybe there is some hope Log in or register to post comments.

    Fiat 124 abarth hardtop

    I can't be the only one. Fiat new sports car brand. Apart for the aforementioned nonesense, the cooperation is good for Fiat in order to prevent the brand to be called Fiat Mazda Company, abbreviated to Fiasco. Mazda MX-5 coupe please. The Fiat soft top doesn't look any where as near as good as the Mazda MX-5, so I'd rather see an MX-5 hard top, not the retractable roof version that doesn't look right, roof up or down.

    But nice of Fiat to do it. I hope it is a success. I hope more manufacturers realise there is a market for small sporty cars, not for wind-in-the-hair motoring, but because they can be great to drive.

    Abarth 124 GT, arriva l'hard top!



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