With nine months of year-over-year sales gains during 2013 and off to a great start in 2014, the tiny Fiat 500 is becoming increasingly popular nationwide, mostly because of its classic look and affordable price. Its 101-horsepower, inline-four engine won’t break any speed records, but this is where the brawnier Abarth version comes in. Yes, the Fiat 500 Abarth is being readied for the 2015 model year as we speak, with the high-performance city car scheduled to be showcased during the New York Auto Show later this month, in bothhatchback
. Now let’s find out if this little, turbocharged hatch is ready to carry its legacy even further.
Click past the jump to read more about the 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio.