To coincide with their market launch, Fiat has released new images of the Abarth 500C and Abarth Punto Evo. See the pictures inside.

To coincide with their market launch, Fiat has released new images of the Abarth 500C and Abarth Punto Evo.

As we have previously reported, the Abarth 500C is powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter Turbo T-Jet engine with 138 hp (103kW / 140 PS) and 206 Nm (152 lb-ft) of torque. While it's not fast, 0-100 km/h takes 8.1 seconds, the 500C has a combined fuel efficiency rating of 6.5 L/100km (36.2 mpg US / 43.4 mpg imp).

On the other hand, the Abarth Punto Evo features a turbocharged 1.4-liter Multiair engine with 162 hp (119 kW / 164 PS) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the hatchback to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.9 seconds.

According to Abarth, "Normally, when you use an object you do not think about how it was made or why it was made in a certain way, you simply use it. This does not happen with an Abarth. An Abarth reminds you in every detail and at every moment that it was built with but one purpose: performance. Each of its components expresses its vocation: its incisive engine sound, the noise of its wheels on the asphalt, its attractive design, its race-tuned suspension and acceleration worthy of an out-and-out sports car."

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