Fiat 500 Gets a Turbo
Recently Fiat debuted the 500 Turbo at the Concorso Italiano in Monterey, California which will be in the markets of U.S.A at a price of USD 19,500 which is close to Rs. 10.81 Lakh, exclusive of destination charges. The 500 Turbo is powered by Abarth’s 1.4-litre MultiAir 4-clyinder turbocharged petrol engine which delivers 135bhp of power and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The car comes with a more defined front fascia with larger air vents, black taillamps and head lamps, a differently designed rear bumper, roof spoiler etc. The sound of the car is enhanced with a sport exhaust system. Further, the new model has exhaust pipe in chrome, red-colored brake calipers and 16inch wheels.
The interiors of the 500 Turbo include comfortable sports seats, gear knob which is wrapped in leather, Argento stitching accented steering wheel, Dr. Dre audio system which come with 6 premium speakers, 8-inch dual voice coil subwoofers, 8 channel 368-watt amplifiers enhanced with Beats Audio digital sound processing. Commenting on the 500 Turbo, Tim Kuniskis, Head of FIAT Brand North America said, that the new Fiat 500 Turbo balances and blends best of the Italian flavors that are present in the Fiat lineup.