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£15,210 when new
Which Fiat 500 is this? The Fiat 500 S. It’s essentially the performance-minded 500 if you don’t want an Abarth. Given those aren’t subtle in sound or styling, this is basically a Fiat hot hatch for the shy. Mind, it’s just a trim level. So all of the 500’s engines, right down to the 69bhp entry option, are available. That costs £13,515, but around £1,500 more gets you 105bhp from Fiat’s ballsy little TwinAir two-cylinder turbo. Suddenly you’re in Renault Twingo GT/VW Up GTI territory. Give me some specs. The little 875cc engine puts out 105bhp and 107lb ft. Extremely modest figures, but the 500 S they propel weighs just 940kg. So you get 0-62mph in ten seconds dead – brisker than it sounds – and a 117mph top speed.