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Re: The new Abarth 500C
« Reply #150 on: June 17, 2010, 01:19:07 pm »
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Now for UK prices for the Bicolour.....!

Looks like the Bicolours are likely to be an £899 option, although you must also have the leather option selected.  This is yet to be confirmed.  More news in a bit.
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Now for UK prices for the Bicolour.....!

Looks like the Bicolours are likely to be an £899 option, although you must also have the leather option selected.  This is yet to be confirmed.  More news in a bit.


Bicolour version 1,700 Euros more than standard monocolour, but to be fair leather is standard. That would be a supplement of about £1,500 based on Italian prices.
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #151 on: June 17, 2010, 01:26:41 pm »
    I assume you're quoting Delaney somewhere in all of that!

    Bicolour £899 + leather £800 = £1699.  TBC, of course.

    I'm just typing up the rest.

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #152 on: June 17, 2010, 01:45:08 pm »
    We have some unconfirmed information regarding the factory options for the new 500C.

    Standard specification is currently listed as including:

      Dark tinted windows
      Xenon headlights
      'Abarth Competizione' 5-speed MTA transmission
      Steering wheel-mounted paddles
      Blue&Me
      Reverse parking sensors
      Smoking kit

    The factory options currently showing are:

    Leather sports interior£800Climate Control£26050/50 split-folding rear seats (included with leather)£150Auto-dimming rear view mirror£100Red brake calipers and wheel centre caps with red border£150Interscope Hi-fi system£26017" diamond-finish alloy wheel painted white, with a 5-petal design and 205/40 R17 tyres£17517" diamond-finish alloy wheel with an anthracite background, with a 5-spoke design and 205/40 R17 tyres£175Red/White/Black Stripes and Mirrors£160White Trim Liner£46Black Trim Liner£46Red Trim Liner Pack (Bicolour only - inc. Red body line, red brake calipers, red wheel centre cap borders)£200Wind stop£150

    Available colours are listed as Gara White (£400), Officina Red (£400), the new Record Grey metallic (£400), plus the two Bicolour options of Scorpion Black/Gara White (£900) and Pista Grey/Campovolo Grey (£900).  Campovolo Grey is now the no-cost option.

    Edit: This has now been confirmed.
    « Last Edit: June 18, 2010, 09:47:17 am by AlexK »

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #153 on: June 17, 2010, 02:16:03 pm »
    So, you lose the interscope & the red calipers as standard compared to the A500...  I guess that's to offset for adding the parking sensors & Xenons to the A500C?
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #154 on: June 17, 2010, 04:10:25 pm »
    I see this is pricing is now all up on the Vospers website.  If it's right, then there's only the titanium roof, and there's no grey leather.  Surely this cannot be right.  We haven't seen one picture of the black/white version with the titanium roof.  Also where's the "white stripe and mirrors" for the red or grey versions?  I'm going to stop even thinking about this now until the official stuff comes out...  :whistle:
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #155 on: June 17, 2010, 04:15:21 pm »
    The configurator on our website is a "work in progress" just to give people a taster. Once all of the official gumf comes out then you can be assured it will be up to date.
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #156 on: June 17, 2010, 06:15:05 pm »
    I assume you're quoting Delaney somewhere in all of that!

    Bicolour £899 + leather £800 = £1699.  TBC, of course.

    I'm just typing up the rest.


    I actually referred to the Italian market; the prices were illustrated in Euros ex-works and net. The document was posted on this forum from another forum by another poster here.

    Reading it, leather is standard ('serie' in Italy) in the Bicolour otherwise 900 Euros. There is the choice of two two-tone colours at 800 Euros when ordering Bicolour version. The A500 Bicolour carries a premium of 1,700 Euros so that is why I said earlier today about the price being that.

    I can't believe speculation is ongoing but discussion and debate is good. The same happened to the 458 Italia and its options! Back in the early 1990's the Mercedes 600SEL was predicted to cost £80,000 but when it was released, it was £90,000. And that was during the recession...

    Thanks anyhow for typing up the 'unofficial' 'unconfirmed' 'not signed off' UK prices. It looks like give and take.

    The suspense and savings regime continues....
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #157 on: June 17, 2010, 11:30:07 pm »
    Some vids...

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    I want one...  :-[

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #158 on: June 18, 2010, 09:54:44 am »
    These prices have now been confirmed, and I've updated my earlier post (I was only £1 out on the Bi-colour option prices, but the colour options have changed).

    Leather sports interior£800Climate Control£26050/50 split-folding rear seats (included with leather)£150Auto-dimming rear view mirror£100Red brake calipers and wheel centre caps with red border£150Interscope Hi-fi system£26017" diamond-finish alloy wheel painted white, with a 5-petal design and 205/40 R17 tyres£17517" diamond-finish alloy wheel with an anthracite background, with a 5-spoke design and 205/40 R17 tyres£175Red/White/Black Stripes and Mirrors£160White Trim Liner£46Black Trim Liner£46Red Trim Liner Pack (Bicolour only - inc. Red body line, red brake calipers, red wheel centre cap borders)£200Wind stop£150

    Available colours are listed as Gara White (£400), Officina Red (£400), the new Record Grey metallic (£400), plus the two Bicolour options of Scorpion Black/Gara White (£900) and Pista Grey/Campovolo Grey (£900).  Campovolo Grey is now the no-cost option.

    The choice of roof and leather colours follows an incredibly complex matrix which, quite frankly, I can't be bothered to type up since apparently "another forum" knows more than we do.  ::)  If you want the skinny, ring your dealer.

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #159 on: June 18, 2010, 10:16:02 am »
    Well i thought i would share something regarding the new Abarth models and the percived market for the A500C.

    Abarth’s latest creations hit the Italian market: new versions of established models. With the Abarth Punto Evo, the brand aims to strengthen its position among young customers, whereas with the Abarth 500 C it also targets women.  

    A number of collegues were making comments about this. I'm sure a few of you might have some views on this!!

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #160 on: June 18, 2010, 10:25:37 am »
    I want one...  :-[

    I DON'T
    Personal opinion of course but i think the 2 tone paint breaks up the lines too much.
    Less is more and this looks like a handbag on wheels.
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #161 on: June 18, 2010, 10:52:59 am »
    i thought i would like it but i dont :thumbd: i like the idea of two tone paint but it doesnt work. i think the black on top and white underneath looks yuk. they grey and black looks ok but doesnt stand out.

    does anybody know what the colors available for this is yet?
    i belive its just black on top and white underneath, two tone grey and a gun metal grey.

    what about the red and black and bnw and pearl white?
    Now with added monza fun :P

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #162 on: June 18, 2010, 10:54:29 am »
    Come on Salvo, I've posted all the information just three posts above!

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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #163 on: June 18, 2010, 11:16:29 am »
    whoops. i read pages n pages and then missedthat reply with the answers i was looking for  :whistle: lol
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    Re: The new Abarth 500C
    « Reply #164 on: June 18, 2010, 12:46:31 pm »
    My 2p now....

    someone must have a sense of humour in quoting £900 :thumbd: for the bicolour option.

    Mono colour - £400. Since bicolour uses only half of each other, I fail to see how they can justify more than twice charge for it. Again, I refer to the Italian price list which quote 666.67 Euros ex-works / 800 Euros inc IVA (Italianspeak for VAT) which worked out as £670 more or less.

    That's nearly a 50% mark-up  :o

    I invite someone at Abarth UK to comment on this.

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