For starters the 500 Abarth is powered by a turbocharged 1.4L engine that generates 160 horsepower and 170 lb-ft. of torque. The addition of the turbocharger delivers a 70 percent increase in engine rpm torque, 59 percent increase in power over base 1.4-liter engine. the 1.4L engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission. A torque transfer control system, an upgraded suspension and braking system are also sure to put a smile on your face.
The 500 Abarth looks more aggressive than the lesser powered 500 models thanks to a more pronounced front fascia and an Abarth designed body kit. The 500 Abarth also rides on 16-inch wheels, with 17-inch wheels being optional.
Inside the 500 Abarth gets a thick-rim Abarth designed steering wheel and a pair of Abarth performance front seats.
The official pricing has not been announced.