2012 Abarth 500 Convertible esseesse

R 199,000
2012 Abarth 500 Convertible esseesse


  • A rare Abarth 500C with the full esseesse conversion
  • Only 26,000 km on the clock, one owner since new
  • Full franchise service history with Fiat SA
  • Balance of 5-year/90,000 service plan to July 2017
  • Exterior colour: Record Grey
  • Interior trim: Black leather with silver topstitching

Extras include:

  • esseese conversion kit (original cost R32,456), including:
    - Power output raised from 99 kW to 118 kW
    - Drilled and ventilated front brake discs (284mm x 22mm)
    - 'Abart Brembo' drilled rear brake discs (240mm x 11mm)
    - High-performance front brake pads
    - Koni front & rear shock absorbers with FSD valve (Frequency
      Selective Damping)
    - Front and rear specific springs
    - Abarth design 7" x 17" ET35 alloy wheels with 205/40 R17 tyres
    - 'Powered by BMC' air filter
    - Key pressure
    - "esseesse" badge for engine cover and tailgate
  • Full leather upholstery (original cost R11,403)
  • Exterior paintwork in Record Grey (original cost R1,754)
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Passenger seat with memory

Standard features include:

  • 1.4-litre T-Jet turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder engine
  • Fixed geometry IHI RHF3-P turbocharger
  • 5-speed C510 manual transmission
  • Turbo-boost gauge with LED gearshift indicator
  • Electric DualDrive power steering with Sport mode function
  • Lowered sports suspension set-up
  • Electrically-operated convertible roof
  • TTC (Torque Transfer Control)
  • Abarth multi-function leather steering wheel
  • Twin exhaust system with satin finish
  • Red brake calipers
  • Sport pedal set and driver's foot rest in aluminium
  • Sport seats with built-in head restraints
  • Radio, CD/MP3 player with steering wheel controls
  • Blue&Me hands-free system with USB port and Bluetooth
  • Automatic climate control

Technical specifications:

  • Engine: 1.4 litre turbocharged in-line 4 cylinder
  • Max. power: 118 kW at 5,500 rpm
  • Max. torque: 206 Nm at 3,000 rpm
  • Drive: Front wheel drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual gearbox
  • Wheels: Front & rear - 7.0J x 17"
  • Tyres: Front & rear - 205/40 ZR 17
  • Top speed: 205 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 7.9 seconds


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