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Fiat 500 Abarth Wheels

Fiat 500 Abarth Wheels

Although many people love the standard Fiat 500 Abarth wheels, or the optional 17″ forged aluminum wheels, you probably want something more unique. You can spend anywhere from six hundred up to a couple thousand if you have the dough, and you can have some wicked custom Fiat 500 Abarth wheels. Before buying new wheels for […]

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Handling the Bulbs in HID Kits

Handling the Bulbs in HID Kits

We have all changed a light bulb in the course of our lives and it’s nothing special. Turn off the power, unscrew the old bulb and screw a new bulb in. It is really as simple as that. So, what could be so difficult about dealing with HID bulbs? Well, there are some big differences […]

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2012 Fiat 500 Abarth US Reviews

2012 Fiat 500 Abarth US Reviews

FIAT has finally started inviting select journalists to test drive the Fiat 500 Abarth and so the reviews are finally starting to roll in. So what do these car enthusiasts actually think about the Abarth? Read on to find out. The engine fires with a throaty burble, the din exiting via twin chromed exhaust tips […]

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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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The Most Bang for Your Buck

The Most Bang for Your Buck

One of the phrases that gets thrown around a lot in automotive reviews is “bang for your buck”. Although I doubt Fiat will be using it in their upcoming marketing, the hot hatch segment has always been about combining performance and practicality, which often translates to a lot of bang for your buck. So what […]

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Fiat 500 Abarth vs. MINI COOPER S

Fiat 500 Abarth vs. MINI COOPER S

For the Fiat 500 Abarth to be successful, it needs to attract customers that might otherwise be attracted to the Mini Cooper S or the Volkswagen Golf GTI. While in Europe the Fiat 500 might be in a smaller class, here in American they’re all just small hatchbacks and city cars, which puts them in […]

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Fiat 500 Abarth in Forza 4

Fiat 500 Abarth in Forza 4

Although you can’t drive an Abarth in the USA yet, you can drive one in Forza 4 on the Xbox 360. If you’re a fan of racing games, then you should be familiar with the Forza Motorsport series. It is the Xbox equivalent of Gran Turismo and the most recent game in the series was […]

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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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