Fiat Abarth 500 2008 on


May 9, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on June 30, 2016
Fiat Abarth 500 (2008 on)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
127
0-60 mph
7.6
BHP
133 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
152 @3000rpm
BHP per ton
129
MPG UK/US
43/36
Engine capacity CC/CU
1368/83
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4
Length (in)
144
Width (in)
64.1
Height (in)
58.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2277
Additional Info: Abarth is in fact a company in it’s own right. Other Fiat 500 editions include the Opening Edition, the Esseesse (SS) – see below and the “DA 0 A 100” centenary Limited Edition, all with 158bhp and various option and kit upgrades. A 695 Tributo Ferrari inspired 500 is also available in limited number, which has 180bhp and will get to 60 in well under 7 seconds. Also there’s an Assetto Corse (Corsa), which is essentially a club race version, which is lighter, has a 6 speed gearbox and a 197bhp engine. An automatic was added in 2012 with 140bhp and a 0-60 time of 7.8 secs. Also in 2012 the Fiat 595 was introduced with 160bhp and 0-60 time of 7.2 secs. In 2014 a 187bhp Abarth 695 biposto was introduced with 62 mph coming up in 5.9 seconds.

 

Fiat Abarth 500 Esseesse (2008 on)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
131
0-60 mph
6.9
0-100 mph
19.8
1/4 mile
15.4
BHP
158 @5750rpm
Torque lbft
170 @3000rpm
BHP per ton
153
Engine capacity CC/CU
1368/83
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4
Length (in)
144
Width (in)
64.1
Height (in)
58.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2277
Additional Info: EsseEsse just means ‘SS’, which is short for Super Sport.

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