2018 Fiat 124 Abarth Preview And News
2018 Fiat 124 Abarth. We had great hopes when we saw the Fiat Abarth 124 Spider earlier this month at the Geneva Motor Show. The US specifications were not released then, but we expected more than 160 horsepower from the 124-base spider, along with some good things to handle.
Well, 124 Abarth has made the transatlantic with the new name 124 Spider-Abarth Abarth, raising the chair level, but does not force a boost. Rumors that the Fiat has revived the 124 spider, a sleek road from the 1960s, appeared in 2014 and was confirmed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, when Fiat came clean and revealed that there was a new route going with the Mazda-5 Mex based.
Various reports then claimed that the Fiat 124 Spider will also be followed by an Abarth-oriented performance version with a more powerful engine and all the goodies that come with the Scorpion badge. With the standard Roadster unveiled at the 2015 Los Angeles Fair, Fiat was able to pick up the performance-oriented version at the Geneva Motor Show in 2017.
For the 2018 European showroom model of the year, the Spider 124 is a very important vehicle For this narrow niche. The main reason for this is because Mazda said it will not develop a high-performance version of the new Meata. So 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth will exploit the potential of the new Mazda chassis and give Miata power lovers that the Japanese Roadster failed to deliver.
As with the Fiat Fiat 500 compared with the standard 500, the 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth features the same styling as the regular Roadster, but has received a number of aerodynamic improvements and body upgrades, resulting in a more aggressive design. And the 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth features the same styling as the regular Roadster, but received a number of aerodynamic improvements and body upgrades forward, and there is a new honey mesh network similar to that of the original car, new air vents with black plastic surrounds under daytime running lights, larger, With integrated follamps, sports arena with red inserts.
The black hood, part of the 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth Anti-Glare kit, has been replaced by the standard Scorpion Bonnet logo and the Fiat logo. On both sides, the road has acquired bicycle skirts painted in black, 17-inch wheels, multi-spoke, light-weight with red calipers, scorpion badges on the front fenders. The highway is also being reduced thanks to the revised suspension system.
Surprisingly, there are no 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth lines, but should be presented as options. Around the back, the standard was replaced by a sportswear with holes towards the rear wheels, a quad-exhaust layout, and a more aggressive diffuser. Just like the front hood, the matte black trunk lid was covered in a knot to the original 124 spider. Needless to say, the rear end looks pretty sporty, but I’m a bit disappointed that there are no carbon fiber parts.
Just like the front hood, the trunk lid was painted matte black in reference to the original 124 spider and the other changes include the surrounding windshield and finished roll bars in gray Forgetto and five body colors using a special label that praises the success of the original car in Raleigh. The solid options include the 1975 Tourini White, Costa Brava 1972 Red, Metallic Esola d’Elba 1974 Blue, Portogalo 1974 Gray and San Marino 1972 Black.
As with most Abarths, the 124 Spider will benefit from a range of customizable options, including stripes and perhaps even some Mopar accessories. Internal changes are subtitle translations instead. The layout largely depends on the 124 spider, which in turn is almost identical to the Mex-5 Miata. As noted in our article 124 Spyder Vs Meata, Fiat Fiat’s cabin is more impressive, having a leather-wrapped steering wheel, revised door panels, and an additional leather layer on the lower dashboard.
Performance-oriented improvements include sport seats, a small-diameter steering wheel, an aluminum pedal plate, and a red rear wheel. Abarth’s version kept these updates, but it gained some custom features. Performance-oriented improvements include sport seats with a reinforced grip, a small-diameter steering wheel with a 12-inch red bar, an aluminum pedal board, and a red steering wheel.
The bottom of the dashboard is wrapped in alcantara instead of the skin, while the display information and entertainment screen has an 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth-themed start. Standard features are similar to the 124 Spider and include climate control system, stereo with four speakers, MP3 player and USB port, speed control, and electrically folding door mirrors.
The options include information and entertainment system with intuitive handle on the central unit, seven-inch color screen, satellite navigation system, digital DAB tuner, two USB ports, Aux input, Bluetooth connection, back-up camera. An excellent Bose sound system with nine speakers is also available.
The drive for the 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth comes from a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder to deliver 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque activation for the 124-cylinder comes from a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder to deliver 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. These figures represent an improvement of only 10 horsepower on the standard model, the USA model, and 22 hp, up seven pounds on the European version.
Fiat says this payment system will be offered in the EMEA region, meaning there is an opportunity to switch from the US for more energy. If this happens, we expect four bangers to crank from at least 180 bhp. 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth needs 6. 8 seconds to reach 62 mph from a permanent start on its way to a top speed of up to 143 mph with 170 horses at its disposal, 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth needs 6.8 seconds to reach 62 mph from a permanent start on the road to Maximum speed of 230 km / h (143 mph).
Buyers will be able to choose between a six-speed manual or an automatic Seinecial Sportivo gearbox. In order to highlight the outstanding performance of the 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth model, the Italian brand added a standard Monza exhaust, which increases performance and offers a wiser note. Other goodies include a tuned suspension system for greater angular stability. The setup includes bilstein dampers and anti-damage rods.
The power saver comes from a Brembo braking system with aluminum front calipers. Fuel economy figures are not yet available, but they must be similar to the standard 124 spider. The cabriolet is a non-Abarth Abarth back 26 mpg city and 35 mpg fast with manual transmission and 25 mpg city and 36 mpg fast with automatic gearbox. The 124 comes with many active and passive features.
The standard equipment includes ABS, ABS, ISC, and three-point safety belts with constant force restators that control the degree of force applied by the belt. Adaptive LED headlights are optional. They enhance driving in low visibility conditions and can be equipped with rain and dusk sensors.
Pricing has not been announced yet, but expect to be close to the basic price of $28,600 for Miata Club. Fiat says the 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth will arrive at the dealers early this summer. We still carry hope in the stronger spider’s abarth, but it looks like aparathion as if it could be a bit of a gun.