Abarth 124 GT: onerous high sports activities automotive prices £33,625

A coupé Abarth 124 isn’t taking place, however the 124 will get a carbonfibre detachable onerous high and unique elements Abarth has introduced that the 124 GT shall be priced from £33,625, with solely 50 items heading for UK roads. The model revealed its lightened model of its 124 sports activities automotive known as the GT on the Geneva motor present.  The 124 GT will get a detachable hard-top roof product of carbonfibre and weighing 16kg. It is lined on the within, though it must be saved individually when not in use, in contrast to the Mazda MX-5 RF’s folding onerous high.  The roof’s carbonfibre development is a market first. It is outfitted with demisters within the rear window, insulation and soundproofing. The hard-top roof provides rigidity to the automotive’s chassis, though Abarth hasn’t specified by how a lot.   The 124 GT additionally will get tweaked styling and unique elements resembling light-weight OZ alloys, which shave 3kg off the usual 124's kerb weight. The usual 124 weighs 1060kg, which means the GT mannequin ought to weigh 1073kg as soon as the 16kg onerous high is taken under consideration. Efficiency is unchanged - the identical 1.Four-litre turbocharged engine offers 168bhp and 184lb ft of torque, so acceleration to 62mph stays unchanged at 6.8sec, with a 144mph high pace.  Learn extra Rally check: Abarth 124 Rally pushed Honda Civic Sort R vs Abarth 124 Spider: which is greatest? Fiat 124 Spider to get fixed-roof coupé variant