2011 Fiat Punto Evo Abarth Review and Picture. More recently the newest parties Fiat cars is Fiat Punto Evo Abarth. The car is equipped with various additional features such as the addition of engine performance based on the existing system of selection of the various modules are provided. Braking and steering systems are offered with two options, namely normal and Sport modes. It is well adapted to road conditions for drivers.
For mode selection is located in front of the gear lever and allows the driver to select the appropriate mode to quickly and easily, simply moving a lever. Today, fashion has been featured on his dashboard. If you select safe mode, driving ease, then you can select the normal mode. But to prefer the full performance of the Fiat Punto Evo Abarth, then you can choose the sport mode. For the sport mode lets you drive a car with responsive, using an electric servo system for easy handling and feel the nuances of sports modification. In sport mode also involves the TTC system automatically.
Like in a rally car, the driver is assisted by the GSI (Gear Shift Indicatior). In Evo Fiat Abarth, GSI can act as “co-driver” intelligent because it gives a signal on the instrument panel to you when it is appropriate to shift upwards in order to reduce fuel consumption.
The Fiat Punto Evo Abarth’s 1.4 Multiair petrol engine also features Fiat’s innovative Start&Stop system. This switches the engine off automatically when the vehicle comes to a halt and the engine is left to idle, and restarts it again as soon as you are ready to move off. The system finds its ideal application in situations like city traffic and sequences of traffic lights. Whenever the control logic permits, Start&Stop automatically switches off the engine, saving up to 10% of fuel consumption and emissions in the urban cycle and up to 3.5% in the NEDC test cycle.
The innovative Multiair engine guarantees sports performance plus low emissions and reduced fuel consumption. Tests carried out by Abarth engineers have demonstrated that fuel consumption has been reduced despite the fact that power output has been increased. In particular, consumption is only 8.1 l/100 km in the urban cycle; only 6.0 l/100 km in the combined cycle, and 4.8 l/100 km in the extra-urban cycle. The Multiair engine is also impressively clean and already conforms to Euro 5 standards thanks to emissions of only 142g/km.
TTC (Torque Transfer Control) is the key to the car’s active safety. TTC improves the transfer of torque from the engine to the wheels and guarantees excellent handling on bends, making fast driving safer and more fun than ever. TTC is a differential locking system that uses the mechanical differential as a reactive element in the transmission to control torque via the braking system and ESP sensors (wheel speed, steering angle, yaw, etc.).
The Fiat Punto Evo Abarth also boasts a powerful and effective braking system. Disc brakes are fitted to all wheels, with ventilated discs and Brembo double piston, fixed calipers at the front. The suspension system is derived from a tried and tested Abarth configuration. Front suspension is provided by independent McPherson struts, while rear suspension is semi-independent with a torsion bar. Abarth has also fitted a larger anti-roll bar together with front springs that are 20% harder than those of a standard suspension system. The result is impeccable road holding plus a high level of passenger comfort.
The new central control console is divided into two sections. The audio section is characterised by a black surface and a central LCD display. Underneath, a separate section houses the air conditioning controls. The top of the console houses the air vents and a storage compartment. The purpose-designed Jaeger instrumentation features larger dials for the speedometer and rev counter, new race-inspired graphics, and a new anti-glare cowling covered in leather with open red and yellow stitching.
The visual link with the new textured seats is obvious. The seats and seat backs are upholstered in soft black leather while the seat sides are finished in high-tech fabric to give the ideal balance between comfort, breathability and wear resistance.
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