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Abarth 500 EsseEsse specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1117 kg (2463 lbs)
Power / weight 144 ps (142 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 206 Nm (152 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2008
Origin country Italy
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Performance

Top speed 211 kph (131 mph)
0 - 100 kph 7.4 s
0 - 200 kph 43.7 s
0 - 100 mph 19.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.6 s @ 77.0 mph
1/4 mile 15.7 s
Est. 1/2 mile 24.8 s @ 108.1 mph
Est. 1 mile 40.5 s @ 121.2 mph
Est. 1000 m 28.9 s @ 181.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 36.3 s

More acceleration times

Abarth 500 EsseEsse acceleration graph
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Shaggy  5y ago

@ Nik Jac: You're right, top speed isn't nearly as important as acceleration and braking, in that, the Fiat 500 Abarth and Mini Cooper S are very similar, and the Fiat gets better fuel economy. In my country, Fiat 500s are selling like hot cakes, vastly outselling Mini Coopers.


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Nik Jac  5y ago

The top speed is less important than global performance of a car. In the normal use, Cooper S and 500 Abarth thera are very similar but the 1st car is very expensive! For 30000€ I prefer for example Giulietta QV with our 235cv and 340Nm of torque!!


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Shaggy  5y ago

@ Nik Jac: I wouldn't say very similar, the Mini Cooper S has the legs on it, it's 12 MPH faster top end, but in the city that doesn't matter, so you actually do have a point.


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Shaggy  5y ago

From what I hear, the Fiat 500 Abarth is a feisty little car.


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Nik Jac  5y ago

For me this car is the best of sports citycars and the price it's cheaper than Mini Cooper S! But the performance is very similar...


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Shaggy  5y ago

They started selling the Fiat 500 Abarth in America this year, the base 500 is a big hit over here, we can't get enough of them.


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Bnonymous  6y ago

@The nose

fastestlaps.com/tracks/hockenheim-gp

"vw" is for very wet


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The nose  6y ago

Essesse faster than the 997.1 turbo at Hockenheim GP ... right ;-) Can someone explain that?


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sam11855  7y ago

@Scottish Car Addict don't get involved


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Powerfloh  7y ago

My personal GPS data sheet: http://themac.homeip.net/abarth/A500.xls



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rxbkrs  7y ago

abarthero, do you have link for the 0-200 time?


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abarthero  8y ago

0-100Km/h 6.9s
0-160Km/h 19.8s
0-200Km/h 38.5s



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rxbkrs  8y ago

@ Scottish Car Addict, I was not arguing with jug. ;-)


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Anonymous  8y ago

New track.

Reference:

http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/7092/frsvmriiicupvlcr.jpg


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FastestLaps  8y ago

Hi, Jeremy Clarkson, how are you? When's the next TopGear season coming out? :D


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Jeremy Clarksun  8y ago

Oh, and they do 50mpg and NEVER Break, and if they do BMW WILL charge you. lol


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Jeremy Clarksun  8y ago

The only hot hatch to buy in the current world is the BMW MINI JCW. Power to Weight ratio 183.95 hp/tonne. Fastestlaps.com


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C  9y ago

It has 158bhp. official 0-100 is 7.4 for the esseesse. Real 0-100 is about 6.8. Stats should be fixed if this website wants to be seen seriously.


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Wads  9y ago

158bhp it is then ;)


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Scottish Car Addict  9y ago

My Opinion On The Best Hot Hatch For Value For Money would probably be Either the 2009 Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart, Or The Hyundai i30 2.0 CRDI Premium.
Or The Renault 5 Turbo Maxi


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Scottish Car Addict  9y ago

ARgue argue arg-u... You fuds Have Been Arguing Since 10/11/08!
If You Want To Be Pernickety, Then Its 158bhp
Bloody Simpletons...
Instead of arguing about power, when it is not the main issue, You cant change stats all the time,
Power is speed without control, Stop Trying To Be A Bunch Of smart alec's And Agree On Whats Listed To The Right
Life's To Short Mate.


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rxbkrs  10y ago

rxbkrs- if you look at the engine spec to the left it already says 160hp.

It's changed now.


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Wads  10y ago

I changed it to 160bhp from the 180bhp that was originally listed......


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jug  10y ago

rxbkrs- if you look at the engine spec to the left it already says 160hp.



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rxbkrs  10y ago

Greetings. This car actually has 160 hp.