A rally concept version of the Fiat 124 Spider Abarth was revealed at the recent Geneva motor show, a purpose built race car that Fiat and its Abarth performance arm will begin selling to racers shortly.
Sporting a 224kW 1.8 litre direct-injection turbo engine that cranks out 224kW (300hp) at 6500rpm with a sequential six-speed transmission, the 124 Rally Abarth celebrates 40 years since the previous models last race in the 1976 Monte Carlo Rally.
The Abarth weighs 1060kg with a 50:50 weight distribution, and claims a 6.8-second 0-100km/h, and a top speed of 230km/h. The 124 Rally has been homologated for the FIA’s R-GT category and features a safety roll cage, Bilstein dampers, stiffer anti-roll bars and Brembo brakes.
An exhaust system dubbed Record Monza is claimed to generate “a beautiful growling sound” because according to Fiat “the sound of the engine really matters in an Abarth car”.
A BMC Air Filter Custom Carbon Fibre Airbox is also fitted as standard OE equipment.
See more details here: