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Abarth 500C - SOLD

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2014 ’14’ Abarth 500C 1.4 T-Jet Convertible

  • 1 Owner
  • Low Mileage - 16900miles
  • 17” Diamond Cut Alloys
  • TFT Dash
  • FSH with recent service in Aug ‘16

Description

2014 ’14’ Abarth 500C 1.4 T-Jet Convertible

Finished in Gara White with contrasting multi-position black soft-top and black / grey sports interior.

Specification includes:

  • Factory fitted optional 17” Diamond cut 10 spoke alloys (fitted matched set of Pirelli tyres)
  • Red brake callipers
  • TTC - Torque Transfer Control
  • Abarth sports seats
  • Multiple airbags
  • Air conditioning
  • Abarth aluminium racing pedals
  • Leather multi-function sports steering wheel
  • Electric windows
  • Central locking
  • Electric mirrors
  • ‘SPORT’ mode
  • Boost gauge
  • Power Steering
  • Abarth over-mats
  • Radio / CD player with MR3 and Aux input
  • Blue & Me voice activated communications
  • Rear Park Assist
  • Xenon headlights
  • Factory fitted optional TFT dash

With its heritage dating back to the 1950’s the Abarth 500 takes all the fun, functionality and chic of the Fiat 500 and adds plenty of spice with it’s 1.4 turbocharged engine and more aggressive styling. Out on the open road this Abarth 500C performs faultlessly and with the sun shining and roof open theres' a lovely burble from the twin exhausts. For more spirited driving press the ‘sport’ button and throttle and steering responses are heightened, engine torque increases and the TFT instrumentation changes into sport mode.

Supplied and serviced by Glyn Hopkin, authorised Abarth dealer, this Abarth 500C has only 16,900miles and has been serviced at 8529miles and 16457miles (August ’16). Sold with 12months MOT, an annual Road Fund Tax of £185 the Abarth comes with complete Abarth book pack, 2 keys and addition Abarth accessories travel kit.

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"I write these words with a large childish smile still beaming across my face after driving through the Kent countryside, roof down, summers warmth on my face as ‘il Polita’ my beautiful '82 Fiat Spider 2000. This is now June but the story starts in 2018 February at the London Classic Car Show

Glass of fizz in hand with Paul; very good friend of mine. Gazing at auto-erotica, he spots the 82’ Fiat spider 2000 on the stand of ‘Absolute Classic Cars’, with the team greeting us too look closer. A truly stunning example and honestly priced. The conversation flitters between us, the cars of the show, and the possible purhcase of the Spider!

Days later, I call to make a further enquiry to purchase the Fiat Spider. Excitement in my voice is then inadvertently quelled as I find out that the early bird has truly got the worm. Paul has got in before me and struck the deal! All's fair in love afterall. . . 

After carrying out a detailed service and additional works the call comes to collect the Spider and on a damp cold March morning we travel up to Lincoln, where we're kindly picked up at the station. Moments later, after a warming coffee, everybody’s happy! The sale's completed and Paul’s in the 'new owners' hot seat of the Spider raring to go. Myself? Navigators seat, perhaps with the slightest of sighs. 150 miles later, we’re home but the drive South has encouraged me to make the call for Absolute Classic Cars to commence the search for another model. This time, most definitely with my name on it! 

Over the next month myself and the ACC team discuss cars in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands, with the Mark and Carl casting their ever professional ‘laser pin point’ eye over several models. Each time highlighting why that may not be the example for me. Rest assured these guys know their onions and you’re in very safe hands; candid and sincere.

Just when I was beginning to feel the summer would pass without a ‘Spider’ for my own Italian passions, I get a phone call from my friend Paul. Whether it was a hint of guilt or just that he had run out of space for his car collection? .....“Would you like to buy the Spider from me”....I think they were his words, as I interrupted with a ‘yes definitely’ before the sentence was cast from his lips!  

I inform ACC to call off the search, the Spider has fund its true home! – ‘Perhaps it was just meant to be‘  he wryly says.

From that champagne fuelled car show, meeting Carl and Mark, the roundabout route of having my perfect car in the garage & now chasing summer horizons. I can honestly say it’s been a pleasure both meeting and finally getting ‘the car’ through the Absolute Classic Cars. 

As they say in Italy – ‘Le Dolce Vita’ "

Steve Calver, Kent

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