Tuner unleashes 225kW Fiat 500

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Highly modified 1.4 turbo makes 225kW.

The Fiat 500 might be considered one of the better modern retro creations and even though it has a 99kW Abarth flagship that rates high on the fun scale, the 500 is still more likely to be called a boutique hatch than a serious performance machine.

However, European tuner RF (Romeo Ferraris) plans to shatter your perceptions with its Cinquone Stradale, a street-legal variation of the Fiat 500 race car that it already produces.

Although full details have yet to be divulged, RF has disclosed that the Conquone Stradale is powered by a highly modified version of Fiat's 1.4-litre turbopetrol engine, shoving out 225kW.

Not to be mistaken for any other 500, the modified car is set apart by monstrous alloy wheels as well as a wide-body aero kit and bold rear diffuser.

Inside they've turfed out the back seats and installed a roll cage and two racing bucket seats, while carbonfibre trim and a mix of alcantara and leather ensures a racy ambience.


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Jiems, wrote

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09:41pm on 14 October 2011
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I had a 1954 Fiat Cub (Toppolino). Best Fiat ever built.

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JR - Former Fiat X19 owner, wrote

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03:04pm on 14 October 2011
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Would not waste my money this little toy. The standard one already is well over priced for what you get. On top of that it is a Fiat and their build quality has always been terrible even if fun.

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Sting, wrote

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10:59am on 14 October 2011
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such a small car with so much power * Death wish*

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