The Abarth 124 Spider is the sister to the Fiat 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5
It's the fastest of the three cars...
...and the most aggressively styled
Power comes from a 168bhp 1.4-litre turbocharged engine
A great six-speed manual gearbox is offered, and so is an optional and a not-so-great automatic
0-62mph happens in 6.8 seconds and a 144mph top speed is possible
It has firmer suspension than other versions, but still comfortable
The name is from one of Fiat's iconic roadsters from the past
The engine is powerful, and sounds great through the Abarth's sports exhaust
There's no storage space to speak of here - not even a glovebox
Sat-nav - and the rest of the interior - is identical to the MX-5
Steering doesn't have as much feel as MX-5s of old, but it's still great fun to drive
Six-speed manual is a joy to use
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