2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione AbarthSince the introduction of the Fiat 500 Abarth back in 2011, the model has undergone some comprehensive improvements and for the upcoming 2017 model season we see a new and entirely refined Fiat 123 Elaborazione Abarth. This sweetie will make its debut at the New York International Auto Show and we are all impatient to see what it has to offer.

This is the latest addition to the Fiat 124 Spider lineup and will offer improved performance features and more aggressive appearance. So, let's waste no more time and see what the changes are!

Exterior design

With distinctive and massive silhouette, the new Fiat shows revised front and rear fascia, black side sills, distinctive 17-inch Gun Metal aluminum wheels and sporty chrome quad-tip exhaust with one-of-a-kind sound. Furthermore, Fiat offers and five new colors: Bianco Gelato (White Clear Coat), Rosso Passione (Red Clear Coat), Nero Cinema (Jet Black Metallic), Grigio Argento (Gray Metallic) and tri-coat Bianco Perla (Crystal White Pearl).

Interior styling

The cabin depicts this performance-oriented ambience and welcomes drivers to a place with distinctive red details, leather-wrapped steering wheel, wrapped instrument cluster hood, lower instrument panel and parking brake. The matte black instrument, along with the aluminum-accented sport pedals and the overall premium components further enhance the sporty and luxury feel.

Drivetrain system

The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth comes with the trustworthy turbocharged 1.4-liter MultiAir four-cylinder power unit, producing a total of 160hp (117kW) and 184 lb-ft of torque. It is further paired with a six-speed manual gearbox or the optional six-speed automatic with paddle shifters.

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Furthermore, the engineering team made some improvements and fine-tune tweaks on the engine, transmission, steering and overall stability features in order to ensure sporty, yet smooth performance-oriented driving experience.

The 124 Spider will be available for purchase at the beginning of Summer 2016.

Further details will be announced as the vehicle makes its debut at the New York Auto Show.

Source: Fiat