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Got my @ss handed to me by a Abarth 500 on yesterday..

I saw it fly past me and I gave chase. Stuck around till about 180kmh and from there on the A500 just opened gaps on the Punto.

Bigger badder brother had no chance to catch the lesser powered smaller brother.

Was a grey Abarth 500 with black decals
 

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Proof that size doesn't count!
 

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No i think its just your punto. i keep telling you to give her love.. the punto tops out at 242 KM/h
 

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DurtyDog. Punto Scorpione is 180bhp..

This A500 in standard form is 118kw vs Punto Scorpione's 132kw

It pulled away from my easily at higher speeds.

Kishen, foot was flat and this A500 pulled away easily. Just like your MiTo QV does at that speed. Somethings definitely up.
 

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mine pulled like a steam train. when last did you check the filter
 

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Abarth 500 has a larger turbo perhaps? A lot of guys tune cars that are NOT on forums anywhere on the net. If that pulled away from you at that speed it only spells more tuned!
 

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chip/tuning and you wont catch it.
 

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Won't catch what
 

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MP car is going in for service in a weeks time. Will have Joha3 check the filter. And any other possible issues that makes this car slow as a donkey past 180
 

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MP car is going in for service in a weeks time. Will have Joha3 check the filter. And any other possible issues that makes this car slow as a donkey past 180
its just that its slow past 180. If anything was wrong you'd feel it below 180kph aswell...performance does not simply take a dive when the ECU reads 180kph.

I suspect that Abarth is tuned...that or...by some chance, you received an Abarth that was destined for Japan but somehow made it to SA.:cheese:
 

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I'll get the proof for the haters
 

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I took a Harry Lap Times video of the 4C and Punto recently..

Punto hauls till about 170kmh after that its pap!

Ill post a vid of its highway acceleration.
 

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500 Abarth with software/chip/hardware isn't a joke.
 
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