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Tweets of the Week (July 24-31)

old school Fiat 500 abarth https://t.co/fbfMHR8iNY — fiat500abarth.us (@fiat500abarthUS) July 31, 2014 @fiat500abarthUS My son and his new Abarth after a Fiat500 saved his life in a wreck last month! Great,Safe Cars!! TY pic.twitter.com/EJxRSNIvbe — Kimberly Alumbaugh (@KimberlyAlumbau) July 30, 2014 mean green rally FIAT 500 Abarth https://t.co/3ucrbc4KHO — fiat500abarth.us (@fiat500abarthUS) July 30, 2014 Un […]

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FIAT Buys Chrysler

Recently Fiat announced that it will be purchasing the remaining equity interests in Chrysler Group, LLC from a United Auto Workers trust fund. As a result, Fiat will have full ownership of the United States car company and become the world’s seventh-largest automaker. In a recent statement, Fiat reported that it will pay $4.35 billion […]

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2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Reviews

2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Reviews

As 2013 comes to a close many car experts and magazines have voiced their overwhelmingly positive opinions in their 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth reviews. The Abarth, released last year, is a tiny, but sporty addition to the Fiat family boasting sharp handling and a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder MultiAir engine which produces a potent 160 horsepower […]

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Abarth to Make North American Race Debut

The Fiat 500 Abarth is set to make its grand entrance to North American racing early December at the NASA 25 hours of Thunderhill in Willows, CA. Spearheading the charge to drop the brand-new Abarth into one of the longest endurance races in the world is the driver, Anthony Rimicci, amateur racer and part owner […]

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2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Changes

2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Changes

The Fiat 500 Abarth combines the charm of an Italian car that is fun to drive in an affordable and fuel efficient package. With a year under it’s belt here in America, the 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth changes aim to keep all of the features customers loved from the 2012 version, while making some changes […]

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2012 Abarth Sold Out

Fans of Fiat 500 Abarth who have been admiring the car from afar should be warned in advance: You’re not going to be able to make a Fiat 500 Abarth purchase from a dealer anytime soon. In fact, dealer and customer demand for the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth has been so robust that it is […]

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10 Reasons Fiat Will Succeed in America

Guest post by Leo Maselli There is a palpable feeling in the air that is as sweet and heady as raw garlic being sautéed in olive oil.  It all has to do with the long-held attraction that has always existed between thousands upon thousand of American drivers and all Italian vehicles – no matter two […]

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Abarth Superbowl “Seduction” Commercial

Abarth Superbowl “Seduction” Commercial

Although many would call the Jennifer Lopez campaign for the Fiat 500 “annoying”, Fiat seems to have started off on the right foot with the Abarth marketing. Their “Seduction” commercial is about a man lusting after an Abarth, to the point of imagining her as angry Italian woman. The model/actress is actually Romanian and her […]

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2012 Abarth First Reactions

2012 Abarth First Reactions

Now that the North American Fiat 500 Abarth has been unveiled, all the major news sources have been able to give their unique spin on it. I’ve compiled a list of the best reactions from the press. There’s plenty of talk of attitude, horsepower, price, and new competition for the Mini Cooper S. Aesthetically, the […]

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2012 Fiat 500 Abarth Official Specs

2012 Fiat 500 Abarth Official Specs

The official specs for the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth have been released by Fiat. As was previously speculated, the 1.4-liter MultiAir® Turbo engine will feature 160 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque! Compared with the Fiat 500’s natural-aspirated 1.4-liter MultiAir engine, the boost to an estimated 160 horsepower on the new 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth […]

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