The German tuning company G-Tech has released a new package for the Fiat 500 they are calling the Sportster. This Fiat was lucky enough to be stripped down and chopped up to make it more sporty while receiving a baby blue paint job. However, to make a Fiat 500 a true sports car, performance modifications under the hood are necessary. This is why G-Tech has put together two different packages for the 1.4-liter four cylinder turbocharged powerplant.
The American tuners at Mopar have now announced a full line of aftermarket parts for the newly arriving Fiat 500 in the states. Fiat stated that there are already more than 500,000 different ways to customize the current models, and that this popular car could catch on quick for the tuning enthusiasts in the United States. Mopar now has a nice set of 150 different accessories soon to be available for the Fiat 500, and it looks like they are one of the first in America. These mods range from a simple locking gas cap priced at $21, to a full body kit costing $1,400.
The Monza-based tuning company Aznom has taken the Fiat 500 Abarth back to it rear-engine design days with their model called the Motore Centrale. This mid-rear mounted powerplant now produces 230 PS and 330 Nm of torque, while the weight has been reduced to 1050 kg. This allows the Fiat 500 to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 240 km/h. Performance tuning for the Fiat Motore Centrale consists of a new Garrett turbocharger, 200-cell catalyst, and new injectors to handle the extra air. A Bilstein suspesnion package was installed for improved handling with this Fiat tuning kit, however hit the jump to see the video of the car trying to drift, because it doesn’t turn out so well.
The Italian car specialists at Romeo Ferraris have revealed a new tuning kit for the Fiat 500C Abarth. On the exterior level, the small sports car features a chrome plaited two-tone paint job with chrome side mirrors. Inside the Fiat you will find black leather seats with diamond stitching and several chrome additions. Under the hood, the performance package for the Fiat Abarth boosts the numbers by 63 PS, thanks to a reprogrammed ECU, new air filters, larger turbos, and a high performance exhaust system. The Romeo Ferraris tuning kit also features a competition grade suspension system, consisting of adjustable sport shocks, springs, and wheel spacers. On all fours are new 17-inch wheels which surround a new big Brembo brake kit. Lastly, the Romeo Ferraris Fiat 500C Abarth received a limited slip differential to make sure all the extra power is put down on the pavement.
In addition to the Chrysler 200 Super S released earlier this month, Mopar is now offering several aftermarket mods for the recently launched 2012 Fiat 500 in the USA. These were announced through a special version of the city car at the North American International Auto Show in Detriot, featuring mostly cosmetic customizations. This all show, no go Fiat 500 appears to be less impressive than the concept that was unveiled at the last SEMA Show, however carries some similar tasteful exterior tuning found on the Mopar Limited Edition Challenger. Hit the jump for a list of details and more photos.