High-performance Fiat 500Mexico – The high-performance Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, which offer an optional six-speed automatic transmission, are now being made at the Toluca Assembly Plant. Fiat also announced the start of production for the 2015 Fiat 500 Turbo, again with an automatic option.

The Abarth transmission, which is new for 2015, is allied to a 1.4-litre MultiAir Turbo engine for the delivery of up to 183ft./lb of torque and 157hp.

The carmaker says its full Fiat 500 line-up, with interior updates, will emerge from its studios later this summer.