Fiat 124 spider: Price is fixed

Frankfurt am Main, 10 March 2016

The prices for the Fiat 124 spider are fixed: now he is available in the basic version as 23.990 euro, the almost fully stocked variant is Lusso 26.490 euro expensive.

Leather seats in the Lusso

The standard equipment of both models include a cruise control, four airbags and a leather steering wheel. There is also an audio system with four speakers, MP3 function, USB connection. In addition, all spiders have a keyless system on board. While the basic model with 16-inch beer is delivered, the Lusso on 17-inch rolls. In addition serves the more expensive version with leather seats and stitching on the instrument panel. Roll bar and windshield frame are held when the Lusso in aluminium look, he also a chrome tailpipe and fog lights. Also a climate control is at the Lusso spider mounted at the factory in the basic version you must make do with a manual air conditioning.

7.5 seconds to 100

He is driven new spider by a 140 HP and 240 nm 1.4-liter turbo engine. The force is transferred to the rear wheels by a six-speed manual transmission. The Unit manages the open Fiat in 7.5 seconds to 100 and allows a bit of 215 km/h. The manufacturer with 6.4 liter estimated consumption, the CO2 emission is 148 grams per kilometre. Both values apply to the Italian version of the previous series, the exact figures for the German production car are still not available.

Abarth 124 spider

Even the hot Abarth version of the 124 spider was presented at the Geneva Auto Show in 2016. The sharp-made variant of the small Roadster comes with the 170-Horsepower stage of 1.4 litre against. But the fun is not very cheap. The Abarth weighs only 1,060 kilograms, bringing the performance on the go. The Sprint from 0-100 km/h is successful in 6.8 seconds and the top speed is 232 km/h. A new suspension tuning with Bilstein dampers, a mechanical rear limited-slip differential, as well as a four piston Brembo brakes to provide thrills and performance. In addition to a six-speed manual transmission, also a six-speed automatic with paddles on the steering wheel is available. The Abarth 124 spider is offered at its market launch in September 2016 at prices from 40.000 euro.

Sibling model MX-5 comes with naturally aspirated engines

It is no secret that the Fiat many components takes over 124 spider from his platform brother Mazda MX-5. However, which has cleaner under the hood: A 1.5-liter Otto with 131 PS or a 160 PS strong 2.0 litre engine. Powered by the weaker Japanese 22.990 euros, having as 26.890 euro is the stronger version.

Models in comparison

To compare all models in the overview:

Fiat 124 spider 1.4 Turbo

140 HP, 240 Newton meter, 0-100 mph: 7.5 seconds, peak: 215 km/h, 23.990 euro

Mazda MX-5 Skyactiv G 131

131 HP, 150 Newton metres, 0-100 mph: 8.3 seconds, peak: 204 km/h, 22.990 euro

Mazda MX-5 Skyactiv G 160

160 HP, 200 nm, 0-100 mph: 7.3 seconds, peak: 214 km/h, 26.890 euro

Abarth 124 spider 1.4 Turbo

170 HP, 250 NM, 0-100 kph: 6.8 seconds, peak: 232 km/h, 40,000 euro(HD)