First official photo of the 2007 Fiat Panda Sport

This is the first official picture of the 2007 Fiat Panda Sport which will make its world premiere at the Paris International Motor Show on September 28th. Based on Fiat’s well received mini-car Panda, the Sport wears an upgraded version of Grande Punto’s 1.4 16v petrol engine, now producing 100 Hp (from 95 Hp). It also gets Grande Punto’s 6speed gearbox. According to Fiat, the Panda Sport accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 9,6 sec and it reaches a top speed of 185 km/h. Apart from the new 1.4 16v motor the Sport version differs from the basic Panda models thanks to an Abarth sport kit, new 15” alloys and the redesigned front mask and bumpers. Having driven all the other versions of the Panda, I find this edition very interesting as the only basic con of the car was its lack of power. Just as long as Fiat doesn’t raise up the price to high…Update: Official Interior Pic

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