Fiat 500 Abarth Essesse

The Fiat 500 Abarth Essesse is a front wheel drive road car, with the motor placed in the front, and a 3 door hatchback bodyshell. It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 158 bhp (160 PS/118 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm. A 5 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the wheels. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1110 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 211 km/h (131 mph), claimed fuel consumption is 8.5/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 155.0 g/km.

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Key facts

Fiat 500 Abarth Essesse information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4 seats
How long?
3657 mm
How heavy?
1110 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1368 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
160 PS / 158 bhp / 118 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 ft.lb / 23.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.4 s
How fast?
211 km/h, 131 mph
How economical?
8.5/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
155.0 CO2 g/km

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Fiat 500 Abarth Essesse data
bodywork
Body type4 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2300 mm 90.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1413 mm 55.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Length 3657 mm 144 inches
Width 1627 mm 64.1 inches
Height 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1110 kg 2447 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 35 litres 7.7 UK Gal 9.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code 312 A 1000
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1368 cc
(83.48 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 84 mm
2.83 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 160 PS (158 bhp) (118 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 115.5 bhp/litre
1.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 168.13 Nm/litre
2.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2112.8 kPa (306.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 342 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 IHI RHF3-P turbocharger
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 211 km/h (131 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 144.32 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
106.14 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
142.34 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.42 kg/kW
15.74 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.5/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.5/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre11.8/18.5/15.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG33.2/52.3/43.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG27.7/43.6/36.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 155.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 150.80 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBAx.ARB.
Wheel size front 6½J x 16
Wheel size rear 6½J x 16
Tyres front 195/45 R 16
Tyres rear 195/45 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 284 mm
Rear brake diameter 240 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.87
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID246752
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Fiat 500 Abarth Essesse added 2011-06-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.