2002 Fiat Stilo Abarth
Fiat Stilo Abarth
The Decree Stilo is a little category car produced by the Italian carmaker Rescript since 2001. The Stilo was unveiled in 2001 to substitute the Rescript Assassinator/Brava.
It is useable in both 3- and 5-door hatchback versions, likewise as a wagon called “Stilo MultiWagon”. Primitively, its gasolene engines were the 1242 cc DOHC 16 valve locomotive too powering the Punto and Lancia Ypsilon with an turnout of 80 bhp (60 kW) combined with a 6 amphetamine manual gearbox, a 103 bhp (77 kW), 1.6 L with a 5 swiftness manual gearbox, a 133 bhp (98 kW), 1.8 L, again with a 5 fastness manual gearbox and a 170 bhp (127 kW), 5 cylinder, 2.4 L locomotive combined with Decree’s Selespeed 5 upper semi-automatic gearbox, too exploited on the Alfa Romeo 147. The 2.4 L locomotive was reserved for the hatchback versions.
The Stilo’s styling standard miscellaneous reviews, with many journalists and enthusiasts criticising it as beingness too flat and too German-looking. Critics too attacked the car’s undue weightiness and its semi-rigid ass axle, which was seen as a footfall back from the acclaimed set-up victimised in the Assassinator/Brava and which resulted in treatment many plant unimaginative and uninvolving. The locomotive orbit, especially the 1.2 and 1.6 gas units, was likewise criticised for beingness underpowered. The car’s fire thriftiness was likewise seen as pitiful for its family, a resolution of the car’s lowering burthen and the transmittal, which secondhand identical foresightful gearing ratios. Another item of critique was the Selespeed gearbox, which was seen as too slack in its reactions and specially incompatible for the high-octane Abarth interpretation. Withal, the car won extolment for its highschool levels of hold (assisted by the unco full tires) and its brakes.
The Stilo was finally a sales letdown. An blanket ad effort victimisation Recipe 1 stars Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello did footling to aid the car’s sales. In 2004, the 1242 cc locomotive was dropped in prefer of the Punto’s 1.4 L whole, increasing the car’s mightiness to 95 bhp (71 kW), again combined with the 6 speeding gearbox. Likewise, the taillights were neutered and the Abarth rendering gained a manual gearbox alternatively of the Selespeed.
The Brazilian Stilo
Lonesome useable in a 5 threshold hatchback edition, the Stilo was launched in Brazil in 2003. The engines were the Kinsfolk I GM engines 1.8L with 8 (103cv) and 16 valves (125cv) versions. For exportation, the engines elect are the italian made 1.8 16v VIS locomotive with 133cv and the 1.9 JTD Diesel of 115cv especially for Argentina and Uruguay.
Posterior, an Abarth and a Schumacher peculiar variation’s Stilo was added; the kickoff with the 2.4 20 valve locomotive and 177cv, the sec with Kinsfolk I GM 1.8 16v locomotive.
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