2019 Abarth 124 Spider

Cooperation between Fiat and Abarth is something that we might describe as bull’s eye. Ever since 1971, when these two started their work together, we can see marvelous cars. For example, new Fiat 124 Spider is one of them. But, Abarth will make a special edition. Better, stronger, more appealing. This is what fans and enthusiasts will appreciate. This is still a concept, but we believe the vehicle is coming as 2019 Abarth 124 Spider. A performance car is getting a tuning to produce more power and torque than Fiat version. Also, unique detail will make it more aggressive and attractive.

2019 Abarth 124 Spider

2019 Abarth 124 Spider engine

There are two drivetrain options for 2019 Abarth 124 Spider. It is very likely that main unit will be the 1.4-l 4-cylinder engine, which is also the power source for Fiat 500. However, for Abarth 124 Spider, it will get a turbocharger. This system will be good to deliver 200 hp. Another possibility is a 1.75-l turbo-four drivetrain. The bigger engine can make more power, probably close to 250 hp. Both units are paired with a 6-pace automatic transmission. With some upgrades, shifting is quicker and smoother. Top speed will be around 130 mph and 124 Spider from Abarth will need 6 seconds to reach 60 mph.

2019 Abarth 124 Spider engine

2019 Abarth 124 Spider styling

According to the first images, 2019 Abarth 124 Spider will be more aggressive than ever. At first sight, it is obvious that this is a powerful upgrade of base Fiat vehicle. Fans will see new front bumper and grille. Alloy wheels and truck wing are different than before. For 2019 season, Spider will introduce new lamps. Also, an increase of ground clearance will provide better air flow. Inside, Abarth will use the same styling as Fiat’s version of 124 Spider. Additions are steering wheel and door panels, which are now covered with leather. The big screen will show all information, and it takes a position on the center of the dashboard.

2019 Abarth 124 Spider interior

2019 Abarth 124 Spider price

The cost of the 2019 Abarth 124 Spider is higher than Fiat offers its model. The difference is in few thousand of dollars. New 124 Spider from Fiat costs around $28,000. On the other hand, Abarth will make the price of its model go over $30,000. With some extra details and parts, the cost could reach $35,000.

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6 Responses to 2019 Abarth 124 Spider

  1. Robert Brienzo says:

    Will the 2019 124 Abarth finally get more horsepower or a bigger engine? I almost bought one–twice–but the 164 h.p. was too anemic.

    • fiat says:

      Abarth will probably use the 1.4-liter engine with around 200 horses. If Abarth goes with the Alfa Romeo 1.75-liter turbo-four engine, they will probably detune it from its original 240 horsepower.

  2. Robert Brienzo says:

    When will the 2019 Abarth 124, with more horsepower, be released and what price will it start at?

    • fiat says:

      The 2019 Abarth 124 should hit U.S. dealerships with a $28,000, while the Abarth version could fetch at least $31,000 before options. A release date is still unknown.

  3. robert brienzo says:

    Will it “DEFINITELY” have more horsepower? I don’t mind waiting , but if it’s the same engine, I’d be disappointed. Will it be the 1.4 with just a different “tune” or a different motor?

    Thanks

  4. robert brienzo says:

    What I meant was…if the new one is the same as the 2017, I can buy a “tune” and a cold air intake and do the same. And, I would have it NOW and cheaper. But, if the new car will really have 200 horse, I’d rather buy it from the factory and not jeopardize the warranty.

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