ABARTH 124 SPIDER
Base price: $52,990. Powertrain and performance: 1.4-litre turbo-petrol four, 125kW/ 250Nm, 6-speed manual, RWD, 0-100kmh 6.8sec. Vital statistics: 4054mm long, 1233mm high, 2310mm wheelbase, luggage capacity 140 litres, 17-inch alloy wheels. Welike: Retro styling really works, nice edge to chassis, good value compared with sister Mazda model. Wedon’t like: Just a fewmore kW wouldn’t hurt, cabin looks too similar toMX-5 despite different bits.