Spy photos: Abarth 500, the facelift is already on point

After the renewal of the Fiat 500 last summer, it is time to update your version more sporty with the seal of Abarth. As evidenced by our spy photos, the Abarth 500 2016 is already in the last phase of development testing and you receive some small but interesting tweaks.

Under the hood will be retained gasoline engine 1.4 T-Jet, though the power will rise up to the 190 HP as already offered in the powerful Abarth 695 Biposto. More than enough power for this small and lightweight sporty is all a bullet, with a capacity of going from 0 to 100 km/h around 6 seconds and a 230 km/h of maximum speed.

On an aesthetic level will follow the path marked by the Fiat 500, that is to say, look around new optical front and rear and a bumper redesigned with a style that is more aggressive and larger air intakes. Will also be there new sets of alloy wheels, stickers and accessories for the customization of each unit.

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the interior of The Abarth 500 will improve their visual quality and real. The dashboard with new design will look like a glove compartment with a lid and moldings, and decorations, unpublished. In the multimedia section, there shall not fail latest generation of the infotainment system UConnect with a touch screen of five inches.

Everything indicates that the small toy Fiat would make its appearance before the public in march, during the Geneva motor show. Therefore, the first units then to the dealers in June or July. In this way, 2016 is going to be a year full of novelties for Abarth with the facelift of the 500 and the expected arrival of the Abarth 124 Spider and Abarth 500X.