Abarth 124 Spider vs Mazda MX-5 2.0

Picture of Abarth 124 Spider
Picture of Mazda MX-5 2.0 (Mk IV 184 PS)
Category Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
Engine layout 1.4 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 170 / 168184 / 181
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 250 / 184205 / 151
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1136 / 25041062 / 2341
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 150 / 148173 / 171
Average price €39,000€33,000

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
0 - 30 mph 2.1 s1.9 s
0 - 40 mph 3.3 s3.0 s
0 - 50 mph 4.6 s4.3 s
0 - 60 mph 6.3 s5.7 s
0 - 70 mph 8.4 s7.8 s
0 - 80 mph 11.1 s9.8 s
0 - 90 mph 14.0 s12.7 s
0 - 100 mph 17.6 s15.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.8 s @ 78.3 mph10.3 s @ 82.6 mph
1/4 mile 14.8 s @ 93.5 mph14.4 s @ 59.3 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 27.5 s @ 114.3 mph25.1 s @ 118.1 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
0 - 50 kph 2.4 s2.2 s
0 - 60 kph 3.1 s2.9 s
0 - 80 kph 4.7 s4.4 s
0 - 100 kph 6.8 s6.3 s
0 - 110 kph 8.0 s7.6 s
0 - 120 kph 9.8 s8.8 s
0 - 130 kph 11.1 s9.8 s
0 - 140 kph 13.7 s11.9 s
0 - 160 kph 17.2 s15.3 s
0 - 180 kph 25.5 s20.9 s
0 - 200 kph 37.9 s29.3 s
1000 m 27.5 s @ 187.4 kph26.7 s @ 194.0 kph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
60 - 100 kph (4) 5.0 s5.1 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.6 s7.5 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 5.6 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 6.6 s7.2 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 8.6 s10.8 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 7.9 s5.5 s

Braking distance

Speed Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
100 kph - 0 35 m (114 ft)35 m (114 ft)
160 kph - 0 99 m (324 ft)98 m (323 ft)
200 kph - 0 142 m (467 ft)140 m (458 ft)
60 mph - 0 32 m (104 ft)34 m (112 ft)

General performance

Category Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
Top speed 232 kph (144 mph)233 kph (145 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 34.4 s @ 3268 ft26.9 s @ 2454 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.44 g (4 m/s²)0.49 g (5 m/s²)
Fuel economy 5.5 l/100 km (43 mpg US / 51 UK)5.1 l/100 km (46 mpg US / 56 UK)
Lateral acceleration 1.10 g (11 m/s²)0.95 g (9 m/s²)

Summary

Category Abarth 124 SpiderMazda MX-5 2.0
Track Performance 189200
Straight line speed 33034033
Total 34924233

Verdict

MX-5 2.0 is the fastest by a small margin.

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