2018 Fiat 500X Abarth

Italian car maker prepares a performance version of its crossover, which will most likely come as 2018 Fiat 500X Abarth. Small SUVs and crossovers are extremely popular nowadays and each manufacturer offers several variants of these models. A performance crossovers are among most popular versions. There are many models in this segment, such as Nissan Juke-R Nismo, Mercedes GLA 45 AMG etc. Now it’s turn for Fiat’s performance department to make this kind of vehicles. Upcoming model is in advanced stage of development and it should come next year. The 2018 500X Abarth will suffer several modifications compared to standard model. We will see more powerful engine, more attractive appearance and interior, several mechanical upgrades etc.

2018 Fiat 500X Abarth redesign and features

2018 Fiat 500X Abarth front viewAs we already mentioned, 2018 Fiat 500X Abarth will come with several upgrades compared to standard model. We will see improvements both in visual and mechanical aspects. When it comes to styling, this version will come with more attractive appearance. We will see several changes that will make this crossover much sportier. Most of this changes will come at front, where 2018 Fiat 500X Abarth should feature new front fascia, bumper, air intakes etc. Other areas should receive some updates too. For example, we could see new alloy wheels, new exhaust system etc. Also, there will be many mechanical upgrades, in terms of suspension, brakes etc. Interior will also come with some improvements. We will see a more attractive cabin, with things like sporty seats, some revisions on instrument cluster, “Abarth” badges all over the cabin etc.

2018 Fiat 500X Abarth side view2018 Fiat 500X Abarth engine

Although company didn’t release any official information about powertrain, most of reports suggest that 2018 Fiat 500X Abarth will feature 1.75 liter engine, the same that is used for Alfa Romeo 4C Spider. For this occasion, we expect that this engine will have max output of around 200 horses. This will be more than enough for great performances. We believe that 0-60 time will be around six seconds, while top speed should be around 130 mph. We expect both automatic and manual transmission in offer, and probably an AWD configuration.

2018 Fiat 500X Abarth rear view2018 Fiat 500X Abarth release date and price

As we already mentioned, 2018 Fiat 500X Abarth will come somewhere next year. We should find out more precise date soon. When it is about price, it should go around 30.000 dollars.

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