2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth | The Fiat 124 Spider is a very young lineup. It started in 2016, which is just a few years ago. Despite its young age, the Fiat 124 Spider is actually the spiritual successor of Fiat’s iconic convertible lineup: the 124 Sport Spider.
The lineup’s latest iteration is the New Fiat 124 Spider that has three variants: Abarth, Classica, and Lusso. Here, we will tell things you should know about the 2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth. Ready? Let’s begin.
It won’t change that much
First and foremost, how will the new Abart look like? Since the lineup started back in 2016, it has entered its mid-cycle redesign in 2020. Most types of cars get a major redesign by that time. But, being a sports car, the 124 Spider’s redesign won’t change drastically. Of course, this applies to the Abarth trim as well.
Sports cars are rarely significantly changed even if they are due for a redesign. Most of the design elements are kept. The lack of new designs elements, however, is not necessarily something to be frowned upon. After all, we rarely see a bad looking sports car. Especially not the 124 Spider. In most cases design refreshes to make the car more modern and up to date is more than enough.
2020 124 Spider will still be a stylish, sleek, and handsome two-door convertible. That’s right. Just right its predecessors. If there are changes for the 2020 Abarth, it will make it even more attractive and modern.
Abarth will be equipped with the same engine as the Classica and Lusso only slightly powerful
While the 2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth is the highest trim, it shares the same engine as the other two trims. That’s right. It is equipped with a 1.4-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine. The engine has an output of 164 horsepower, only 4 more horsepower than the Classica and Lusso, with 186 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with a rear-wheel-drive system as standard.
For the Abarth trim, however, both manual and automatic transmission is available. The standard gearbox is a six-speed manual gearbox while the automatic counterpart is optional. The contemporary nine-speed automatic transmission gearbox, which is used by many cars today, is unlikely to come to the 2020 Abarth. If it is, it would be amazing.
2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth features
In addition to minor changes on the exterior and interior, the mid-cycle redesign should come with several additional tech features.
Features that will be available for the 2020 Abarth include push-button start, voice commands, power windows locks, power door locks, sport mode selector, heated front seats, microfiber, and leather seats, automatic climate controls, all-weather protection, a stereo, and navigation, among others.
2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth price
Being the highest trim, the 2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth is more expensive than the 2020 Fiat 124 Spider Classica and Lusso. The starting prices of the Classica and Lusso are $25,000 and $28,000, respectively. On the other hand, the starting price of the Abarth is very likely to be over $29,000.
Lots and lots of additional packages
The 2020 Abarth is planned to come with various additional packages. Each of these packages has its own unique additional features for the sports car. Here are the additional packages
- Convenience group
Features include automatic dim exterior and interior mirrors, blind-spot detection, cross path detection, heated exterior mirrors, park assist system, universal garage door opener, and security alarm.
- Navigation and sound group
Features include GPS navigation, 9 Bose speakers with subwoofer.
- Visibility group
Features include adaptive front headlamps, automatic headlamp leveling system, headlamp washer, LED daytime running lamps, and LED headlamps.
- Veleno appearance group
Features include bright pedal, carpeted floor mats, opening cap, red-colored fascia lower lip, and red-colored mirror cap.
- MOPAR, all-weather group
Features include cargo-area slush mat and front slush floor mats.
Interested in these features? Be patient for a bit. At the moment, there is no detail regarding the price of each package. No need to worry, though. The details should be released soon as the sports car hit the market.
So, what do you think about the 2020 Abarth? Very exciting, isn’t it? The Abarth is designed with performance in mind. So if you are looking for performance, the Abarth is the best option in the Fiat 124 Spider lineup.