Italian carmaker is developing their crossover indutry. Though Fiat is well-known about their economical cars, new wave of their improvement includes breakthrough into other segments. Just about the most well-liked is SUV, exactly where we anticipate 2017 Fiat 500X Abarth as a representer of Italian manufacturer. Vehicle has been confirmed, but release date is not informed however. This vehicle is going to be upgraded version of your 2016 regular model of 500X. Abarth is tuned model, so massive expectations are on this compact SUV. Some rumors say that this may be the first model of the absolutely new Abarth lineup, but info is not confirmed but.
The 2017 Fiat 500X Abarth, as a brand new model, will share platform with some Jeep models, in all probability Renegade. With this information, we can predict some mutual functions. Outdoors, we expect classic Fiat styling, with sophisticated lines and not so aggressive look. Bumpers and skirts is going to be borrowed from some other models, although the 500X Abarth gets unique spoiler. Rear diffuser is fascinating, placed below the bumper. Dual exhaust suggestions are highlights of your rear end.
Inside, layout is somehow extra sporty than at any other Fiat vehicle. Seats and steering wheel leads this impression. Couple of trim alternatives is going to be supplied, with different equipment applied. We count on upgraded infotainment and safety capabilities for this tuned model of Fiat 500X.
Powertrain possibilities were not unveiled however. Some leaked details says that 2017 Fiat 500X Abarth is going to utilize similar unit as Alfa Romeo 4C Spider. This is not impossible, considering the fact that 1.75-l turbocharged four-cylinder engine can generate about 200 hp, which is fair sufficient for new crossover from Italian business. This 4C powerplant is becoming far more well-known, considering the fact that enterprise is planning it to become below the hood of its brand-new 2018 Fiat 124 Abarth Spider. Four-wheel drive mode is nonetheless questionable for 2017 SUV, although we also must wait to see which transmission the vehicle is using.
With base model starting from $20,000, 2017 Fiat 500X Abarth is going to be competitive with its rivals. These are new Mercedes GLA250 and upcoming Nissan Juke Nismo RS. Nonetheless, compact crossover may have greater trims which are expected to expense $25,000 and much more.