As I said: few 2door Mini-s sell in India, even fewer high-powered JCW ones, mainly Countryman-s diesels, which are very far from being racy 'monsters' as you call them, more like plodding show-ponies adorned with bling. Abarth's a charismatic, very niche, very pure brand, in a very niche segment ('sportscars'): more like 'JCW' than 'Mini' itself. That in a way brings HUGE marketing advantages: the advertizing can be more global in style/tone, more emphatic/clearcut, etc. btw, a Mini of equivalent power (to weight) as the Abarth 500 would be, what?, at least 10/12 lakhs expensive! Mini-s sell exclusively on the brand image and styling, here (less than 500 a year) and elsewhere. It's the oppsosite for cars like the Focus ST which are pure substance. Abarth is somewhere in the middle. In Europe/UK. We'll get to see just how many real sportyspeed enthusiasts there really are in India when the Abarth Evo arrives at sizzlingly affordable prices. You @Raj_pol should get one! Between them the 2 Abarths will be the ONLY pukka, affordable properly 'sportscar' like 4wheelers available. At all. The speedseekers are likely to prefer some of the great bikes now available though, no doubt. As i would too, personally speaking.