The highly anticipated Fiat Abarth 500 is set to begin its Indian journey soon.
Ahead of Abarth 500 launch in India, the car has been spotted at a dealership in the country, indicating that the company has started the shipment of the upcoming cars to the dealerships.
Abarth 500, a stylish and a performance package from the Italian car maker is reportedly scheduled to break its cover in India in November after the launch of company's crossover Avventura.
Now, days ahead of its possible launch, the folks at The Automotive India have released a set of Abarth 500 photos, which is said to have taken at a dealership.
First seen at the Delhi Auto expo, Fiat Abarth 500 will be pegged against BMW 1 Series, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Volkswagen Beetle and Volvo V40 Cross Country in India and the car is likely to get price tag around ₹25 lakh.
As for engine, Abarth 500 will get power from a 1.4 litre MultiAir turbocharged four cylinder petrol engine, which can conveniently churn out a power of 135bhp and as you all know there is also a top of the line model 'Essess' with an output of 161bhp.
From the visual stand view, the car is expected to parade features like projector head-lamps, dual-exhaust system, KONI front-shock absorbers and for safety, the new offering of Fiat is likely to come fitted with Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and airbags.
Expected to be brought as CBU (completely built up unit) to India, the new Fiat machine hopes to become a crowd puller in the Indian auto market.
Meanwhile, Fiat confirmed that the company will launch its Avventura in the country on 21 October.
To be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options, Fiat Avventura, is likely to get a price tag in the ₹6 lakh range.
Under the hood, the petrol Avventura will pack 1.4-litre engine, which can pump in a power of 89bhp and a peak torque 115Nm, while the diesel model of the car gets power from the 1.3-litre multijet motor that can churn out 92bhp of power and 208Nm of peak torque.