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"Esseesse" package for Fiat Abarth 500C and Punto Evo

By SYF77 on 21 Sep 2010

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Fiat's Abarth division is expanding its range with the launch of the esseesse tuning kits for the new Abarth 500C and Abarth Punto Evo models at this month's Paris Auto Show.

While Abarth is withholding most details on the "esseesse" packages that are designed improve the cars' performance, handling and styling, the Italian company did release info on the power upgrades. With this kit, the scorpion-branded 500 convertible's 1.4-liter turbocharged engine delivers 160HP and a peak torque of 230Nm, up from the standard car's 140HP and 206Nm. Acceleration from 0-100 km/h drops from 8.1 seconds to 7.5 seconds, while top speed increases from 205km/h to 209km/h.

Output in the tuned Punto Evo "esseesse" is increased from 165HP and 250Nm to 180HP and 270Nm at 3000 rpm. As a result, the 0-100km/h sprint is reduced from 7.9 seconds to 7.5 seconds and top speed goes up to 216km/h .

The 'essesse' package also includes a set of 17-inch alloys with 5 diamond shaped spokes against an anthracite background for the Abarth 500C, and 18-inch alloys in a special titanium-coloured design for the Abarth Punto Evo.

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Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
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