2009 Fiat Abarth 500 Competitizione Limited Edition review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 14 July 2009 , 08:07:47 byAngela

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Fiat Abarth 500 Competitizione Limited Edition

Abarth specialists decided to develop a new model to commemorate one since the company returned to the Dutch market. They managed to create a special edition version of the Abarth 500. Only 10 units will be developed and the starting price is EUR24.995, which means it is EUR3.000 more than the standard Abarth 500. On the outside, the new model features a black roof top it runs on 17-inch alloy wheels finished in black and graphics above the side skirts. For the interior the engineers offered a package that adds a set of leather sport seats embossed with the Competizione logo. The standard equipment includes a navigation system, climate control, an upgraded audio system and a lot more. Under the hood it hides a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine capable of developing 135 horsepower. Fiat also offers the Essesse kit that enables the engine to produce up to 160 horsepower.

It`s been about a year since Fiat`s sporty Abarth firm returned to the Dutch market and to commemorate the event, the brand decided to release a special edition version of the Abarth 500 bearing the Competizione moniker. The model is special in the sense that only 10 will be built with a price tag of €24,995 - that`s about $34,800 ahem, ahem... So what will those lucky Dutch buyers get for €3,000 over the price of a standard Abarth 500?

On the outside, the Competizione`s features include a black roof top, unique 17-inch alloy wheels finished in black and graphics above the side skirts. Inside, the package adds a set of leather sport seats embossed with the Competizione logo while the standard equipment list now includes a navigation system, climate control, and an upgraded audio system.

In standard form, the 500 Abarth is powered by a 135HP 1.4-liter turbocharged four while Fiat also offers the Essesse kit which boosts output to 160HP.

Source: Carscoop