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Best Car Under $30,000 (Used or New)

For those looking to buy a new-to-me (used) car, there are a lot of exciting models to choose from under $30k. I’ve been looking into buying a new car (when am I not?) and with the Abarth still months away, some other cars have come onto my radar. Namely the 370Z, the Evo X, and […]

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Fiat 500 vs. Abarth Part 4: Powertrain

Fiat 500 vs. Abarth Part 4: Powertrain

The differences between the Fiat 500 and its racing-inspired Abarth version are too many to list in a single post. So instead I’m continuing a four part series of posts that focus on the details of each aspect of the car: body, interior, handling, and powertrain. Now that Fiat has unveiled the American version of the Fiat […]

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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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Fiat Abarth Spy Shots and Specs

Fiat Abarth Spy Shots and Specs

The Fiat 500 Abarth has been spotted in Holly, Michigan by Fiataly and they’ve been nice enough to post the photos on their Facebook. Check out the album for more pictures. According them the car comes with 160 HP stock, about 10 less than we’d hoped, but they will be offering a 200 HP “tuner […]

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Fiat 500 Abarth will get 170hp in the US!

Fiat 500 Abarth will get 170hp in the US!

Chrysler Media has released detailed information on two of the new engines they’re integrating into the 2010-2014 lineup, thanks to Fiat. We already know about the 100hp, 4 cylinder, 1.4 liter Multiair engine available in the base Fiat 500, but what’s truly exciting is the turbo version putting out a whopping 170hp (and 170 lb.-ft. […]

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Fiat 500 vs Abarth Part 1: Body

The differences between the Fiat 500 and its racing-inspired Abarth version are too many to list in a single post. So instead I’m starting a four part series of posts that will focus on the details of each aspect of the car: body, interior, handling, and powertrain. Since its the most obvious, I’ll start with […]

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