It’s a small car with a big name: the Fiat Abarth Classiche 500 Monza ’58 Record.
Based on many reverence fiat500especially the 1970 version of the “Cinquecento”, this one-of-a-kind model assembled by the Stellantis Heritage team to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Autodromo di Monza, a Formula 1 race track located in a park just outside. milan,
It’s a Carlo Abarth who, in 1958, broke six records at Monza in Abarth’s first tuned 500. This miniature classic, colourful subtle gray/green, was shown earlier this month at the 12th Milano AutoClassica auto show, an event focused on classic cars and sports car.
The two-cylinder engine has been tuned, with displacement increased to 595cc thanks to the Abarth Classiche 595 Tuner. The company says this is inspired by the original kit supplied by Abarth in the 1960s.
There are also a number of aesthetic applications to the car: cream door trims and single race seats – a departure from the original – are decorated with light cream upholstery. The elegant wooden steering wheel and Jaeger dials stand out on the dashboard.
electricity hatchback 500e, seems to be true to the cute nature of the Cinquecento, which will likely be powered by a 117-horsepower electric motor. The US version will be similar to a setup already sold in Europe, where it brings an estimated driving range of up to 199 miles per charge. It is expected in North America as early as 2024. There will even be a electronic version, but whether the US will get that remains to be seen.