2013 Fiat 500C Abarth Priced at $26,700


  • 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth Picture

    2013 Fiat 500C Abarth Picture

    The 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth starts at $26,700. | January 10, 2013

Just the Facts:
  • The 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth starts at $26,700, including a $700 destination charge, reflecting a $4,000 premium over its hatchback sibling.
  • Fiat says included with each purchase is a full-day Abarth Driving Experience with professional instructors.
  • The 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth is $910 more expensive than the base 2013 Volkswagen Beetle convertible.

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan — The 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth starts at $26,700, including a $700 destination charge, reflecting a $4,000 premium over its hatchback sibling. It goes on sale in the first quarter of this year.

Fiat says included with each purchase is a full-day Abarth Driving Experience with professional instructors.

The 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth is $910 more expensive than the base 2013 Volkswagen Beetle convertible. The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle convertible starts at $25,790, including a $795 destination charge. But the 500 Abarth Cabrio is considerably less expensive than the 2013 Mini John Cooper Works convertible, which starts at $36,000, including a $700 destination charge.

The convertible version of the 500 Abarth gets the same 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir turbocharged four-cylinder engine and five-speed manual transmission as the hardtop 500 Abarth. The 500C Abarth also gets an Abarth-tuned suspension, dual exhaust and an analog turbo-boost gauge with integrated LED shift light.

The accordion-folding soft top will retract to the three-quarter position while traveling up to 60 mph.

Edmunds says: With its affordable price tag and macho swagger, expect the 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth to fly off dealer lots.

Comments

  • ks55 ks55 Posts:

    expect the 2013 Fiat 500C Abarth to fly off dealer lots. Doubt it. The normal Abarth is already expensive and isnt "flying " and not sure why this would be compared to a JCW Mini ( vs lesser priced Cooper S) doesnt wash .

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