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Abarth Cars => Abarth Punto Evo => Topic started by: first-things-first on July 23, 2010, 06:45:04 pm

Title: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: first-things-first on July 23, 2010, 06:45:04 pm
Hi all

My first post here.

Have been trawling the net for information on the Abarth Punto Evo as I think it looks  :)

Saw one last night outside Glyn Hopkin in Romford (in grey with red stripe, sabelt seats, auto climate).

Strangely, it did not seem to have the leather cover over the instrument binnacle. Thought it would be standard?

It was late so could not ask anyone.

Also, have found this (cannot post links) so go to eurocarblog dot com and look for "Abarth Punto Evo and 500C live pics" - pic is number 12 out of 15. Interestingly, it shows the alloys in 18 inch - 215/40 x 18.

Will this be an upgrade possibility? Maybe just for the Italian market?

Thanks

Andrew
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: olopboy on July 23, 2010, 11:02:20 pm
The binacle cover in leather is standard, all the ones at Silverstone have it. Not sure why you'd want to swap the standard wheels because they do look awesome but the 18's are likely to be the SS wheels as far as I have been made aware the alternative wheels that you can order in the UK are the same as the current alternative ones.
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: first-things-first on July 23, 2010, 11:50:57 pm
Thanks Chris for the answer.

The standard wheels look awesome I agree. The picture shows the exact same design "scorpion" alloys but in 18 inch (more awesomeness ;D). They fill the arches a little better it would seem ...

The ride may be a bit more "filling loosening" though.

Maybe I need to look again at the car in Romford. Maybe it was the light ...
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: first-things-first on July 25, 2010, 11:18:15 am
Here are the wheels I am talking about - check the tyre size ...

It was an Abarth preview day in Italy.

Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: olopboy on July 25, 2010, 03:11:14 pm
If they make those the SS wheels there would be a number of happy campers, don't honestly know though
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: DraigFlag on July 25, 2010, 03:44:50 pm
Wish they fitted the A500!  :(
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: John501 on July 26, 2010, 10:33:37 am
We saw the one with the 18" wheels at Ballocco and the concenus was that it was probably a pre-production car.
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: DraigFlag on July 26, 2010, 06:47:56 pm
We saw the one with the 18" wheels at Ballocco and the concenus was that it was probably a pre-production car.
John, is there anyway in making this wheel design fit the A500, besides wobblies?
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: lloyd on July 26, 2010, 07:08:07 pm
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is there anyway in making this wheel design fit the A500, besides wobblies

nope, vauxhall dna won,t splice with ford dna ;D
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: first-things-first on July 26, 2010, 10:10:17 pm
We saw the one with the 18" wheels at Ballocco and the concenus was that it was probably a pre-production car.

Oh Ballocco's  ;D. Thanks for the answer.
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: lloyd on August 08, 2010, 08:09:14 pm
the evo i saw today at harewood didn,t have the leather top on the instrument binnacle. does it only come with the leather seats maybe? todays car had cloth seats
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: Andrew on August 08, 2010, 08:12:47 pm
the evo i saw today at harewood didn,t have the leather top on the instrument binnacle. does it only come with the leather seats maybe? todays car had cloth seats

Yeah Lloyd just looked on Abarth Italy's configurator
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: Jarmin Von Nitely on September 16, 2010, 06:54:13 pm
Anybody seen the other wheel option yet? ;)
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: John501 on September 16, 2010, 06:57:05 pm
The other wheel is the 17" black alloy the was available on the AGP.
The dash binnacle is covered with leather if you have leather seats.
Title: Re: Abarth Punto Evo Alloy Upgrade and question on instrument binnacle cover?
Post by: Jarmin Von Nitely on September 17, 2010, 07:44:37 pm
Ahhh and im sure you mean the not so leather seats  ???