A “modest” 20-year-old Fiat that makes Ferraris blush

In South America, the Fiat Marea Turbo made its debut in 1998 and remained on the list until 2007. Today, enthusiasts lack a lot.

In the face of the Fiat Marea! The version that we find for sale on the well-known Portuguese portal Pastore Car Collection is a racing car. Which goes far beyond the term “turbo”.

The back of the Fiat Marea Turbo (Pastore Car Collection)

The Fiat Marea Turbo

This is the South American version of the Fiat Marea. There it debuted in 1998, satisfying the market with two versions: sedan and station wagon. It remained on the list until 2007. Aficionados remember it for its power and very interesting set-ups.

Fiat Marea Turbo (Pastore Car Collection)
The Fiat Marea Turbo (Pastore Car Collection)

The smallest engine on the list was a 2-liter, 20-valve for 5-cylinder, reduced to 129. The American Marea was assembled at the factories of the Brazilian branch of Fiat Auto.

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The characteristics of the car for sale

Nothing to do with the white car that we find for sale on Pastore Car Collection. A respectable car, despite the age of 20 behind. The sedan has the rare configuration that includes a sunroof with electric drive, as well as dual and side airbags, which were optional at the time. Prepared vehicle, running on only 1 psi of turbo pressure, with the new engine running less than 100km.

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The interiors of the Fiat Marea Turbo (Pastore Car Collection)

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Here, in fact. We come to the engine and power. The Fiat Marea Turbo featured on the Pastore Car Collection is fitted with a 2.0-liter (1997 cm3), 5-cylinder Fivetech front engine, with 475 HP at 8,310 rpm and a torque of 47.1 kgfm at 6,900 rpm. In short, we are very close to 500 hp. A threshold that only supercars can boast.

And, in fact, the Fiat Marea Turbo for sale on the Pastore Car Collection can reach 223 kilometers per hour and goes from 0 to 100 in 7.9 seconds.

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Other features include, in no particular order: the stainless steel exhaust, the booster control, the reserve tank and the forged differential.

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