The 500 is a brilliant little car. It’s retro looks and brilliant drive make it an utter joy on the road. step it up to the Abath model and things start to get spicy in the world of the hot-hatch. But what happens if not only modify the 1.4 litre engine to produce 230BHP but also mount it in the middel of the car? Add rear-wheel-drive and the answer is a stunning piece of engineering. Called the R230 it will do the 0-62MPH dash in just 4.7 seconds.