The Abarth 124 R-GT to consolidate its first steps


The Abarth 124 R-GT complies with the first seven months of life since its introduction at the Geneva motor show and it is certain that the small vehicle rally is progressing well. The work done by the technicians of the brand and by the boys of Milano Racing has given its fruits and 124 R-GT is more and more competitive. The driver Alex Fiorio has had a lot to see in this progress, although the test conducted in the past few dates with several guest drivers and with veteran Francois Delecour, an expert on vehicles R-GT, has also influenced the steps taken by the Abarth 124.

as planned, the Abarth 124 R-GT will be available from 2017 in a format of racing-client, the entire time that the brand does not want to have an official structure. However, the light 124 R-GT already has its first pretenders to such an extent that during the ‘Abarth Days’ has confirmed that at least one Abarth 124 R-GT will play the Championship of Spain of Rallies of Asphalt (WAX) the next year. Up to three structures have shown interest in taking another unit of this R-GT in our country, although the main commitment remains Cup to be played in the Italian Championship Rally.

With Fran├žois Delecour tempted to get a unit, to emulate his adventures with the Porsche 911 GT3 R-GT due to the good weight-to-power that offers the turbo engine of this Abarth 124, the brand has already put a price on your latest gem. By about 140,000 euros, the driver or team that wants to have at his disposal a 124 R-GT equipped with engine 1.8 Turbo Alfa Romeo 308 HP associated with a change six-speed sequential signed by Sadev. With rear-wheel drive and a final weight of 1,050 pounds, the R-GT Abarth promises a cost per kilometer is 30% cheaper than an R5.