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Feel the sting: 132kW Scorpione

2012-11-29 14:57

GTI OWNERS TO FEEL THE STING: The Abarth Punto Scorpione is for serious petrol heads with a penchant for Italian hot hatches

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Fiat South Africa has bolstered its Abarth line-up with a new limited edition model - the Abarth Punto Scorpione.

The new model has Scorpione black livery and gloss "passband" details as well sporty design elements.

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The Abarth Punto Scorpione is equipped with a 1.4 MultiAir engine boosted with a Garrett turbo to 132kW at 5750rpm and a torque peak of 270Nm at 2500rpm.

PERFORMANCE-TUNED

The engine, mated to the six-speed manual, enables the new model to rocket to 100 km/h in 7.5sec and on to 216km/h. Emissions are 142g/km.

The car also has sports perforated and ventilated front disc brakes with oversized four-piston yellow brake calipers, perforated rear discs and high-performance front brake pads.

The Scorpione has black 18" alloy rims and front and rear Koni self-adjusting shock-absorbers and lowered springs.

The exhaust pipe, oversized in the central and rear sections, is taken from the famous "Esseesse" kit.

Inside, the model has "Abarth Corsa by Sabelt" black fabric and Alcantara trimmed seats, with red and yellow stitching and matt black backrest, an aluminium kick plate, stainless-steel pedals with the Abarth shield, and leather steering wheel with double red and yellow stitching, like the seats.

The driver reads sporty Jaeger driving instruments.

The new model is currently in a limited run of 99 vehicles globally. If you'd like to get your hands on one you'll need to act fast as only 10 Scorpione units will be availble in SA!

The Abarth Punto Scorpione is available exclusively from Arnold Chatz cars in Johannesburg for R365 000.


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