2008 O.CT Tuning Fiat 500 review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 28 March 2008 , 18:03:47 byVeronica

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O.CT Tuning Fiat 500

The Italian model, Fiat 500 has received a tuning package from Austrian tuner O.CT Tuning. Now the model is a performance mini, but with the same cute exterior design. After the modifications, the aftermarket specialists managed to obtain an improved output of the 1.3-liter 16V engine. The Fiat 500 can produce 90 horsepower up from 75 horsepower. The maximum torque was also increased from 145 Nm to 180 Nm. These modifications enable the new Fiat 500 1.3-liter 16V to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 12.9 seconds. This means it is three seconds faster than the standard version. This is not all. The model can also reach a top speed of 150 km/h in only 34 seconds. A 20 % improvement in power and 25 % improvement in torque help the new O.CT Tuning Fiat 500 to win the race against the serial car with about 209 car-lengths. All the output is being sent to the wheels through 7.5 x 17-inch alloy wheels which are actually available in different colors, including black. These wheels are covered in 205/40 tires which underline the road qualities of the Fiat 500.

The Austrian Tuner O.CT Tuning has worked it`s magic on the new Fiat 500 and turned the cute city car into a performance mini, without sacrificing the likeable appearance.

The results are impressive. Engine performance is enhanced by IPRO. O.CT Tuning first offers power enhancement via OBD, and can be brought in worldwide by the O.CT base partners. The Fiat 500 1,3 16V engine output is raised from 55 kW / 75 hp to 66 kW / 90 hp. Also welcome: the increase in torque from 145 Nm to 180 Nm.

After the upgrade, the 500 1.3 16V runs to 100 km/h in 12,9 seconds, three seconds faster than the standard version. Even more breathtaking: the difference to 150 km/h. The O.CT. Tuning Fiat 500 reaches this speed in 34 seconds " a whopping 20 seconds quicker than the 75 hp stock version. 20 % more power and 25 % more torque helps the O.CT 500 to win the race against the serial car with about 209 carlenghts. Top speed is also increased.

7,5 x 17 inch alloy wheels available in many colors, including black, paired with 205/40 tires, are adding spice to the Fiat`s roadhugging qualities.