Category: Aftermarket Modifications

SEMA 2011 Photos

SEMA 2011 Photos

While the Los Angeles Auto Show was host to the Abarth unveiling, SEMA 2011 in Las Vegas had its fair share of Fiat 500 cars. In fact, the Fiat was named “hottest sport compact” at the show. Mopar had a strong showing with all of their accessories. Read more about official Mopar accessories for the Fiat 500. […]

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An American SS Kit?

An American SS Kit?

If you know anything about the European Abarth, you’ve probably heard of the Esseesse (SS) kit. It is essentially a stage one upgrade kit, with a combination of suspension, brake, wheel, and engine upgrades. The main difference between this and an aftermarket tuner kit, is that the SS comes straight from Abarth (and in fact […]

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Accessories by Hot Fiat

The Fiat 500 emerged into the U.S. market amid much anticipation. Now that the favorable reviews for this compact, whimsical car are in, the general consensus is that the Fiat 500 is a keeper. In 2010 hotfiat.com was created as an online store for parts and accessories specifically geared towards the Fiat 500, to allow drivers […]

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Club///Sportivo

Club///Sportivo

Road Race Motorsports is well-known and well-respected in the automotive world for both racing victories and for the products the company has designed. Robert Tallini, owner and founder of Road Race Motorsports, has worked since the company’s inception in 2000 to merge his successful career in racing with his passion for creating products for street […]

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The Fiat 500 Aftermarket

For some car enthusiasts (myself included), the best part of owning a car is putting your own special touch on it by customizing it with aftermarket parts. Most popular, sporty cars have a large market of upgradeable parts that either increase performance or add unique styling. The Fiat 500 may be new, but the aftermarket […]

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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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500 Madness

500 Madness

I’m not planning on getting a Fiat 500 Sport and obviously it’s too late to get one of the limited edition Prima Ediziones, but I have to admit that this particular 500 looks fantastic in red and black with all the right accents. I love the wheels (Magneti Marelli) and the black body decals really […]

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What is the Esseesse?

What is the Esseesse?

The Esseesse (Italian for SS) is an aftermarket kit available directly from Abarth that turns the Fiat 500 up to 11. While the European Abarth comes standard with 135 HP, the SS provides an upgraded ECU which boosts power to 160 HP. The kit also includes upgraded suspension, brakes, and wheels. Here’s the description from […]

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