2017 Fiat 500 Abarth
Most Fiat 500 models got a refresh in July of 2015, but the 500 Abarth was put on a waiting list, well at least until now. Fiat has yet to release official details about the refreshed 500 Abarth, but our spy photographers have managed to get a few spy shots of the car sporting black and white camo over its red exterior.
For the most part, the 500 Abarth will take on a lot of the same design cues from the standard 500, but with an Abarth twist on them to give the car the aggressive look one would expect from an Abarth. As you can see from these shots, the car is currently fixed to a flatbed, probably on its way to delivery for on-road testing. If that is the case, that means the car is pretty much production ready – save for a few minor tweaks.
Assuming there are no major issues found during road testing, we expect to see the refreshed 500 Abarth debut in the first quarter of 2016 – probably at the Geneva Auto Show in March. Until official details emerge, let’s take a look at what we know, and what we can determine from these few spy shots. Read more...