The Fiat and Alfa Romeo car tuning specialist, Novitec, have released this extensive program for the new Fiat Punto Evo. Starting off under the hood, Novitec installed their PowerJet 2 auxiliary control unit with plug and power technology for the turbocharged 1.4-liter 16V MultiAir gas engine. The numbers were boosted to 160 hp from the standard 135 hp, and the torque increased from 206 to 246 Nm. At the track, the new Fiat Punto Evo accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds, while the top speed was 209 km/h. For a unique exhaust tone, Novitec hooked it up with stainless steel sport mufflers, which are EG certified and available in 26 different versions, starting at 200 Euros.
The tuning company G-Tech has recently introduced their newest package for the Fiat Abarth 500 receiving the title RS-S. This performance package improves the performance and power by nearly 65%. To accomplish this massive feat, G-Tech’s team added larger injectors, performance spark plugs, along with a cat-back exhaust system with Garrett loaders. So what is this power increase? Well, the standard Fiat Abarth 500 comes with a 1.4L producing about 135 HP and 206 Nm torque.
The team at Pogea Racing released an amazing tuning package for the Fiat 500 Abarth 595 Ferrari last week. With the car performance and styling in mind, this special Fiat 500 Tributo Ferrari is much more powerful than the factory model that produces 180 hp. To increase the numbers, the tuners had to installed a new ECU, high performance stainless steel exhaust system, add a new downpipe, catalytic converter, and a custom turbocharger available in two versions for the Fiat 500. So what was the end result of this performance tuning?
The Hamann tuning firm is a well known BMW and luxury car tuner, but have now added the Fiat 500 Abarth to their list of modified cars since it is extremely popular. This new program for the Cinquecento features a new aero kit to make it much more aggressive. Hamann also offers several performance packages to the car to a new level. As for the aerodynamics, they chose to modify the Fiat with a new front skirt, integrated LED daytime running lights, wing extensions, side skirts, and a redesigned rear skirt with Ferrari-like diffuser. However, the performance gains for the small engine Fiat 500 Abarth are jaw dropping.
If you own a Fiat 500 Abarth and are not satisfied with its performance, then bring your Fiat 500 to Karl Schnorr Kraftfahrzeuge’s car tuning company for upgrades. They started off by installing aluminum wheels from OZ in a red or Seria Rossa color measuring 17×7 and are priced at 1,090 euro. To make the wheels fit flush, a special coilover kit was hooked up that lowers the Fiat 500 Abarth a few millimeters and is priced at 1,275 euro. For the axis measurement when lowering the car, Karl Schnorr charges 85 euros, and for the adaption of the body it is 285 euros. Performance increases were accomplished by the installation of two different power kits. The level I power kit increases horsepower from 135 to 163 hp for only 950 euro, while the level II kit increases the power over 200 hp, but it much more expensive at 5,050 euro.