Fiat Abarth 124 GT: test, data, price

Driving Report Fiat Abarth 124 GT

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Fiat Abarth 124 GT: Agil helmet carrier

  • Site author Wolfgang Gomoll

At Abarth, it is now called helmet and off to attack: The 124 GT has a carbon hardtop, the agility does not change that. On the contrary, through the improved torsion stiffness, the roadster is even a shot of tacky.

Four screws make the difference at Abarth 124 GT. The fixing the carbon hardtop, which makes a year-round roadster from the Abarth Spider. So wrenches out, roof down and let go the Merke up-without-ride? "No, that’s not that easy," says Fiat. On the one hand, it is advisable to remove the roof with two, otherwise you run the danger to scratch the paint, on the other hand, the procedure takes about 20 minutes. For what then the inside-lined, solid hood? It makes the scorpio two-seater due to the larger, better heated rear window and the reduced interior noise level for easy year-round vehicle. All sun friends for reassurance was said that the fabric hat is still available under the fixed roof.

Sound-strong sports car with good driving dynamics

Who believes that the Abarth 124 GT is therefore an acoustically castrated Sleepertreter, and sounds deceived. The 1.4-liter turbo engine ROchelt and tubes so wonderfully tinny-throat, like the British pop siren Bonnie Tyler to her best times. The sound of the 125 kW / 170 hp machine, which is pleasantly trumped into the world through the standard Record Monza sports exhaust system, is so animating that no idea is wasted to hire the radio. The combustion symphony is also underlaid with driving dynamic facts: the GT distracts greedy and vibrates well by each curve, while the rear actively pranced, without wagging to wild. With the solid hood, the body also detects less compared to the open version, this helps with the agility.

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170 hp and pretty poisonous: Abarth Spider in the Soundcheck

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170 hp and pretty poisonous: Abarth Spider in the Soundcheck

However, the roof weighs 16 kilograms and the focus is a shot higher. The Knawn Abarth with the standard 17-inch OZ Superleggera rims, which are more lighter per piece by four kilograms, which is quite helpful in unsprung masses. Under the line weighs the Abarth 124 GT with 1.135 kilograms just as little as the open standard version of the Abarth Spider is lying down on the street. The sporty tight suspension irones unevenness well away, without turning. Is fun and feels good, also on longer distances.

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This still comes the crunchy precise manual transmission, the surcharge of 2.000 Euro are saving purists, and not only the. The performance are also animating: after 6.8 seconds, landstrice tempo is reached. At 224 km / h, the propulsion stops, but the standard consumption of 6.4 liters in this car is usually overbooked and the tank is not very large with a capacity of 45 liters. This also applies to the trunk, which has just 140 liters of volume.

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The interior is not different from the standard Abarth. So the steering wheel column is not adjustable in length, but still there is a good seating position, but the right speedometer for large-grown persons is not always readily readable and the infotainment system still comes from the technician Mazda MX-5, the Abarth 124 GT from the agility, is close. If you want one of these year-round Abarth, you have to hurry, because only 124 pieces are offered in Germany.

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Type Fiat Roadster
engine Multiair Turbo
Displacement (CM3) 1368
Power in PS (kW) at U / MIN-1 170 (125) at 5500
Max. Torque (NM) at Umin-1 250 nm at 2500 rpm
Acceleration 0-100 km / h (SEK.) 6.8
transmission Six-speed manual transmission
drive Rear drive
Fuel great
Consumption EU-third mix (L / 100 km) 6.4
Site online test consumption (L / 100 km) 8.4
CO2 emissions (G / km) 148
Length (mm) 4075
width (mm) 1740
Height (mm) 1249
Weight, manufacturer-
Max. Payload (kg) 180
Price (Euro) 40.900,00 €
Emission Euro 6 efficiency class: e

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