1988 Fiat Ritmo Abarth 130TC with just 38,500 kilometers.
Very nice shape inside and out. Original books and Abarth folio. Driver’s seat upgraded to a more modern Recaro and steering wheel changed to 2-spoke MOMO Model02. Recent service – Weber carburetor rune / new steering rack / rear shocks / tires / alignment.
The Ritmo Abarth was a homologation special and in many ways an Italian answer to the VW Rabbit GTi (GTi 16v). Using the well proven Fiat Lampredi twin-cam power plant – 2-liters with high compression pistons and hot cams. In this case, breathing through two twin-choke Weber DCOE carbs. Typical Abarth formula, a light and simple platform with tuned handling and a big engine from the larger offerings in the Fiat range. Helping keep Abarth in the road-car and racing scene as they developed the Lancia Delta HF Integrale.
In September 1983, Ritmo Abarth adopted the changes brought to the rest of the Ritmo range at the end of 1982 for MY 1983. Its weight decreased by 30 kg.The Abarth becomes 130 TC and is equipped with a true grille with four headlights, the engine gains 5 hp at only 5,800 rpm with the adoption of the electronic ignition Magneti-Marelli Digiplex.Acceleration 0-100 goes below 8 seconds.This version will compete in numerous competitions in the N group of the European Rally Championship with the unofficial support of Fiat, Abarth proposing many transformation kits for the cars in competition.