Making Karl Abarth proud, this performance-inspired 2017 Fiat 124 Elaborazione Abarth will debut at this year’s New York International Auto Show. The first Abarth was debuted in 2011 at the Los Angeles auto show and created a distinctive sporty Fiat 500. Fiat says the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth will

* feature sport suspension, mechanical limited slip differential, Sport Mode selector and sport-tuned, chrome quad-tip exhaust
* be available with Brembo braking system and Recaro seats for added sportiness
* Powered by turbocharged MultiAir 1.4-liter engine for 160 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque, available with manual transmission or automatic transmission with paddle shifters
* come with an aggressive appearance with unique front and rear fascia, 17-inch Gun Metal aluminum wheels, Gun Metal exterior accents and available hand-painted hood stripe, offering a one-of-a-kind appearance
* deliver best-in-class horsepower and torque
* be available in studios beginning this summer