Monthly Archives: July 2011

Accessories by Mopar

Accessories by Mopar

Want some official Mopar muscle in your Fiat 500? You may say no to the chrome accessories and Mopar embossed seats, but along with all the expected American bits are some actual gems. Chryler’s Mopar division will be offering a bevy of official accessories (over 150) for the Fiat 500, some of which you might […]

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AUTOart Diecast Models

Can I interest you in a $115 Lamborghini Reventon? Or how about a $140 Lexus LFA? One way to own the car of your dreams, is to buy a 1:18 scale version. You probably won’t fit into the car, but at least you can stare longingly at it all day. You can even open the […]

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Crunching the Performance Numbers

Crunching the Performance Numbers

With over 170 horsepower and weighing in at just over a ton, the Fiat 500 Abarth has the chance to outperform the Mini Cooper S in pure speed. Read the rest of the article for the full breakdown of numbers.

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Abarth Officially Announced

With the launch of the Fiat 500 fully underway, we’ve had months of silence from Fiat about the Abarth. Finally though, earlier this week, Fiat announced via Twitter: The #FIAT 500 Abarth will be available in 2012 and there is currently no waiting list, though there are many excited fans waiting Today, Head of Fiat […]

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The Price of a Fiat 500 Abarth

The Price of a Fiat 500 Abarth

Update: official price announced! For those waiting for an Abarth version of the Fiat 500, just how much it will cost is a very important piece of information. The current MSRP on the absolute cheapest 2012 Fiat 500, the Pop, is $15,500. The Sport and Lounge however are priced at $17,500 and $19,500 respectively. With […]

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Cars 2 Review

Cars 2 Review

Being a bit of a car nut, I really enjoyed Cars. Just like every other Pixar film, it was made for kids but has enough adult humor to keep the parents happy. I went into the Cars 2 showing knowing full well that it was riding a historically low (for Pixar) 35% critic rating. The […]

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A 500 in All Colors

After seeing the fantastic looking red and black color scheme on the Fiat from the 500 Madness photo shoot, I was inspired to find as many crazy color schemes for the Fiat 500 as possible. From race and rally cars, to heavily modified projects, to promotional cars, the Fiat 500 has seen a lot of […]

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The Best 500

The Best 500

One of the great benefits of capitalism is choice. As a result, just about every car model worth its salt comes with a bevy of options. I’m not just talking leather seats either. The base Fiat 500 comes in three versions: Pop, Sport, and Lounge. Now turn the Sport up a notch or two and […]

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