Trofeo Abarth 500 In UK

March 4, 2010 at 9:08 pm

Fiat 500′s Trofeo Abarth 500 one-make racing series arrives in the United Kingdom this April, as part of International Trofeo Cup which had a superb 2009 season at some of the continent’s legendary circuits such as Valencia, Brno and Imola. The 500 Assetto Corse race cars are set for some great events at Britain’s well-known circuits such as Silverstone and Brandshatch. These little rockets are powered by 1368cc 16-valve turbocharged four-cylinder engines developing 190 hp and torque of 300Nm. That along with the dry weight of just 970 kg, makes the 500 Assetto Corse an absolute joy to drive. They are also equipped with sporty body kit and 17-inch sports wheels with Michelin 20/61-17 tyres. “The Assetto Corse has shown [...]

Romeo Ferraris Fiat 500 Abarth racer

November 21, 2009 at 8:05 pm

When you decide to upgrade an already tuned car you inevitably end up with one of these, a full blooded racing car! Actually that was exactly what Romeo Ferraris racing team had in mind, and they’ve picked a good car for their venue. It is based on the Fiat 500 Abarth which is tarted up for track use. It has shed a couple of stones and since it’s powered 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine developing 360hp, you can say it will go like a racing car should! Recognizable by its huge rear wing, this special Fiat 500 will debut at ’6 Hours of Vallelunga’ race in Italy on November 22. Further Readings: Fiat Doblo 5dr mpv 1.3 16v MultiJet Family Technical [...]