Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Abarth returns at the Geneva Auto Show

The 77th Geneva International Motor Show will see the return of the motorsport brand Abarth. The first new model, to be presented at the show, is the Abarth’s first interpretation of the Grande Punto which is to be followed by other models later on. Two versions of the Grande Punto will be presented at the show: the Grande Punto Abarth S2000 and the Grande Punto Abarth Preview, a concept car making its world debut. The Grande Punto Abarth Preview, to be marketed in September, aims to enhance the sporty positioning of the Grande Punto. The car on show in Geneva is equipped with a 1.4 Turbo petrol engine that delivers 150 bhp at 5500 rpm, boosted to 155 bhp by the adoption of 98 RON petrol. The racing car Grande Punto Abarth S2000 will be entering the 2007 Italian Rally Championship as well as competing in the IRC (Intercontinental Rally Challenge).

Not directly slot-related but I figured many would enjoy seeing the vintage footage of the Abarth's.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

and there will be a tuned version with 180 bph