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Pogea Racing Unlocks Euro Abarth ECU

Pogea Racing Unlocks Euro Abarth ECU

The performance-oriented Abarth already gets a ton of media attention for being such a little firecracker, but many owners still want to put their own spin on the ride. Individuality is big in the tuner segment. People always want to show off something that stands out a bit more than the rest. If you’re looking […]

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Fiat 500 Abarth ECU Tuning

Fiat 500 Abarth ECU Tuning

Read the updated 2014 guide to Fiat 500 Abarth ECU Tuning! An engine’s tuning has a tremendous amount to do with its overall performance. Alternate tuning and aftermarket add-ons can expand the horsepower of an engine and substantially increase the engine’s power. Even high-performing cars that already exhibit a considerable amount strength and torque can […]

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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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Abarth Drifting and Rally Videos

Anyone who thinks the Fiat 500 is just a cute little city car needs to watch these videos! Thanks to the partnership with Abarth and contributions from Rally professionals and the tuning community, the tiny Fiat gets some much needed punch. Watch the videos below: Drifting in a Mid-engine RWD Abarth Fiat 500 Abarth Rallying

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The Driver: Book Review

Have you ever heard of Gumball 3000? If you’re a fan of sports cars, you probably have. Just watch this video for a sample of some of the amazing cars in this cross-country high-speed rally: Basically once a year a bunch of uber-rich, adrenaline junkies take their super-cars across country (or countries in Europe and […]

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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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