The new 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo comes just in time and fills a serious gap in the 500 line up. Fiat has listened to 500 model line fans and realized that not all the customers could afford the Abarth’s price tag or were willing to wait for one to come available. The new 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo will hit the streets with solid performance and great looks. The new 500 turbo sits almost dead in the center in the horse power range with 135 ponies at the ready.
Fiat hopes the new 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo is a hit here in the States. They are really hoping the new 135 horsepower model bridges the gap in the sales department. The Fiat engineers have been busy here retuning the Abarth turbo engine down a notch from 160 horsepower but still retaining the fun feel of the turbo. Many pieces and parts find their way from the Abarth to the 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo; including the manual 5 speed transmission, final drive gearing, lower control arms, half shafts, cv joints and the greats brakes. Fiat will borrow from the Sport model the rear torsion bar suspension, spring rates, shock tuning and the electronic assisted power steering.
The 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo has received much of is outside appearance, and this should meet everyone’s approval, directly from the Arbath. The front and rear fascias are almost the same complete with rocker panel extensions and black out headlights and tail lights. The interior cloth seating with leather trimmed shifter and steering wheel are standard equipment. Fiat options are available with leather sport heated seats and a host of other goodies for an additional cost.
The new 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo should be very popular with its customers. The car offers value pricing at around $20,000 and performance to run with the big boys.