Developed in collaboration with Team Racing Abarth, the Abarth 124 Spider is powered by a four cylinder 1.4 liter Multiair 170 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque, coupled with a manual gearbox or six-speed automatic transmission Essesse Sequential Sports and paddles. With a weight of only 1060 kg, the power to weight of 6.2 kg / hp ratio is the best in its class, which promises driving experience that will delight enthusiasts, with a 0 to 100 km / h in 6 8 seconds and a top speed of 230 km / h.
To infuse an even sportier character, the Abarth 124 Spider comes standard exhaust Record Monza, with its specific rumble. The mechanics of this Italian beauty is complemented by a mechanical limited-slip differential, and a specific chassis with Bilstein shock absorbers, anti-roll bars strengthened, and a Brembo braking system with calipers aluminum fixed.
Towards the end of 1981, Pininfarina has redesigned the entire car production process that has been reintroduced into the European market. In 1982, production of the Spider by Fiat and Pininfarina overlaps: while Fiat produced the last units of the Spider, 2000, Pininfarina began to produce its own version sold in the US under the name Pininfarina Spider Azzurra and Europe under the name Pininfarina Spider Europa. The interior of the Pininfarina Spider Azzurra was covered in leather and it was equipped with a cassette radio / stereo and electric windows series.
Having sold nearly 200,000 units of the Spider, its production stopped in 1985. In making his return at the Motor Show in Los Angeles in 2015, followed by the launch on the European stage when car show in Geneva in March 2016, the new Fiat 124 Spider is strongly rooted in the legacy of this legendary car and has appeal to a new generation of car enthusiasts with its style and its performance levels typically Italian.