The Abarth 500C features a 135bhp 1.4 16v Turbo T-jet engine, has a 0-62mph time of 7.9 seconds on to a top speed of 128mph. Fuel consumption on the combined cyccle is 43.5mpg, CO2 emissions are 155g/km.
Prices have been announced for the new Abarth 500C convertible with 5 speed manual gearbox.
The Abarth 500C manual is priced at £16,856 on the road, around £1000 cheaper than the automatic version.
Along with the electric hood with glass rear window, standard equipment includes seven airbags, xenon headlights, TTC (torque transfer control), parking sensors, Blue&Me hands-free telecommunications system, leather steering wheel and alloy wheels. Optional extras include automatic climate control, leather sports interior, bi-colour paint, red brake callipers and coloured Abarth side stripes and mirrors.
The Abarth 500C features a 135bhp 1.4 16v Turbo T-jet engine, has a 0-62mph time of 7.9 seconds on to a top speed of 128mph. Fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 43.5mpg, CO2 emissions are 155g/km.
Head of Abarth in the UK Ivan Gibson said: "With the choice between hatchback and convertible versions and in manual or Competizione form, we now have an Abarth 500 to suit all requirements and driving conditions, and with the option to take on the 160bhp esseesse specification, open top performance motoring has never been more accessible."Published 1 July 2011