Category: Special Edition 500s

200 HP Abarth Venom

200 HP Abarth Venom

A few weeks ago in Las Vegas, at an event designed to preview the soon to be released Fiat 500 Abarth, Fiat revealed the Abarth Venom concept. Like Darth Vader’s TIE fighter, the Venom is black, compact, sleek, and mean looking. With a name like the Venom, it had to be vicious. While the Abarth […]

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Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati

Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati

If a normal Fiat 500 Abarth doesn’t quite cut it for you, but you can’t yet afford a Maserati, or perhaps you can but want something a bit smaller and bit more unique, Abarth has just a car for you: the Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati, appearing at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. This limited edition […]

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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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Abarth 695 Competizione

Abarth 695 Competizione

Abarth has a well established racing pedigree, so it is no wonder that they’ve chosen to release a track ready Fiat 500. Debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 695 Competizione features a color matched rollbar replacing the back seats (which just so happens to increase the storage capacity of the hatch), lightweight Sabelt […]

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Abarth Cabrio Italia

Abarth Cabrio Italia

Of the three cars debuted by Abarth at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, the Abarth Cabrio Italia is closest to the US spec Fiat 500 Abarth we’re going to see at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Now that Frankfurt has come and gone, more details and photos have been released of the Cabrio Italia. […]

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Favorite Links of the Week

It is time for another installment of my favorite links of the week. Earlier this month I covered the Abarth 500 Cabrio Italia, with some spectacular promotional photos. Abarth officially debuted the car at the Frankfurt International Motorshow this year. That means that we got to see some more candid, up close and personal photos […]

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Three New Abarths

Three New Abarths

In 2009, Abarth debuted the fastest, road legal Fiat 500 ever, the 695 Tributo Ferrari in Frankfurt. For the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 64th of the international event, Abarth will be debuting three new special edition cars: the Abarth 500 Cabrio Italia, the Abarth Punto Super Sport, and the Abarth 695 Competizione. Thanks to […]

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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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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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Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari

Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari

Everyone who wants to own a Fiat, probably actually wants to own a Ferrari, myself included. Unfortunately there’s that little problem called money, so we have to “settle” for the Fiat. Not that I mind too much. Owning a Ferrari seems like a headache; always having to worry about scraping your $10,000 bumper on pebbles, […]

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