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Offline 595 turismo

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2016 Abarth
« on: December 29, 2015, 06:30:39 pm »
http://www.carmagazine.co.uk/spy-shots/fiat/new-abarth-500-muscles-in-with-2016-facelift/
I reckon it's a custom on 16 inchers but front looks very biposto ish. I'm excited.
You got anything to add about it yet John501? ?
What does everyone else think? ?

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    Offline Brian1612

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #1 on: December 29, 2015, 06:58:12 pm »
    Think it is going to have a gaping front mouth and a rear wing diffuser. Be surprised if the performance is increased any. Think there will be plenty of nice upgrades added but the change to the front and rear lights are poor in my opinion. Seen a new 500 in the flesh a few days ago and the drls on the front just don't look right, they are way too bright in low light and lose the circular shape. The rear lights, the less said about them the better. Lights aside looking forward to seeing the new styling features they add!
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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #2 on: December 29, 2015, 07:11:02 pm »
    I certainly agree about rear light's. Will have to have some small scorpion decals in the centre of them. That'll make them look better.

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #3 on: December 29, 2015, 07:12:21 pm »
    Thanks for sharing :)

    It is indeed going to look a bit different, better or worse though? We will have to wait and see :)

    The new rear lights only really looks good on a black car, ha ha.

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #4 on: December 29, 2015, 08:51:00 pm »
    From what i can see...

    im surprised theyve got the original exhaust....nothing wrong with them i just thought they would re design them like some old renderings i saw a while ago..

    i was expecting maby biposto arches, more flared but it seems they havent...

    im not sure about 190 bhp....the brakes look the same size as current models..i would of thought they would be BIG brakes like the 180bhp one.

    I dont like whats going on with the back bumper..seems like it has  a fog light in the back bumper instead of it being flush...
    Now with added monza fun :P

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #5 on: December 29, 2015, 10:16:24 pm »
    Think the brakes are the same as I believe this is a 595 customer because of the 16 inch wheels. The comp is bound to have brembos as that's what the current 180 comp has. Regarding the exhaust remember that this is just a facelift and bumpers/lights/instruments alloy wheel styles are the things that get changed. Different exhaust/body shape alfa 4C engine (let's pray ) will be on the all new one in 3 or 4 more years. I think 190 is wishful thinking as that's one of the biposto's USP'S. I personally am very excited about it and am looking forward to John announcing a preview day and reckon he's gonna need a lot of ink in his pen as I like the thought of a comp in colorado red with black stripes,yellow brembos and red sabelts

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #6 on: December 29, 2015, 10:19:29 pm »
    Custom not customer  predicted txt
    « Last Edit: December 30, 2015, 08:35:33 am by GTMartin »

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #7 on: December 29, 2015, 10:22:07 pm »
    The wheels and exhaust on the mule could be very different on the production version.

    The reversing/fog lights will be similar to the facelift 500, a step back in my opinion.

    Like others, I'll be surprised if there are any power hikes, especially as the Euro 6 engine pushes out 140, 160 & 180 BHP, its pointless treading on the BiPosto's shoes

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    Re: 2016 Abarth
    « Reply #8 on: December 29, 2015, 11:09:29 pm »
    The wheels and exhaust on the mule could be very different on the production version.


    What he said  ;)
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