Fiat today confirmed official pricing of the 2012 Abarth 500 for the American market. It starts from $22,000.
That is not included destination and handling charges.
The wicked little car is powered by the 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine delivering 160 horsepower (119 kW) and 170 lb.-ft. (230 N•m) of torque. then to spice it up, they’ve fitted it with Abarth-tuned suspension, brake systems and dual exhaust, turbo-boost gauge with integrated LED shift light and 16-inch aluminum wheels.
Interior features include one-piece design seats with large side bolsters, racing-harness pass-through and accent stitching. The Fiat 500 Abarth also comes standard with BLUE&ME™ Handsfree Communication, Bose premium audio system and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls.
Included in the price of each 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth is the opportunity for new owners to attend a segment-exclusive driving experience at no additional charge. We don’t know of any other car maker that offers such a program for free.