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Countdown to the Abarth Launch

Countdown to the Abarth Launch

Update: the Abarth will be unveiled tomorrow! Refresh this page at 4:35pm (EST) to watch it live! We’re less than a month away from the official announcement of the Abarth Fiat 500 for the USA. It will be unveiled on November 16th at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Fiat has added an Abarth section to […]

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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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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

Throughout the week I find a lot of interesting links, but I don’t always have the time to share them here on the blog. Follow @fiat500abarthUS on Twitter for more links like these! Lego-fied Fiat 500 Abarth from @DerrickFiat The Fiat 500 Hopes for a Rebirth in the U.S. Market from the New York Times […]

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Abarth Officially Announced

With the launch of the Fiat 500 fully underway, we’ve had months of silence from Fiat about the Abarth. Finally though, earlier this week, Fiat announced via Twitter: The #FIAT 500 Abarth will be available in 2012 and there is currently no waiting list, though there are many excited fans waiting Today, Head of Fiat […]

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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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Please follow us!

If you’re looking to stay up to date on the Abarth in the states, along with general news on the Fiat 500 here in the US, please follow our blog posts on RSS and Twitter (@fiat500abarthus)! There has been a lack of Abarth specific news lately, but we plan to focus on that in the […]

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Austin Fiat Dealership

Austin Fiat Dealership

For those of you in the central Texas area, there is now a full-featured Fiat 500 dealership open for business here in Austin, TX! According to the Austin Business Journal, Nyle Maxwell (of Maxwell Chrysler), secured the rights to build the first and only Fiat dealership in Austin. The newly opened dealership features “a boutique-style […]

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Fiat Sponsors the Fader Fort in Austin, TX

Fiat Sponsors the Fader Fort in Austin, TX

Fiat plans to make one of it’s first sponsorship debuts in the USA at The Fader Fort by Fiat in Austin, Texas this March. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Fader Media, it is an all inclusive source for music lovers to find information about up and coming artists. The Fort, a ten-year […]

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Featured in Autoweek Magazine

I just discovered that the February 21, 2011 issue of Autoweek Magazine has a two page spread, covering the 2012 US spec Fiat 500. The authors give a full review of the car, basically calling it “cute” and fun to drive, but “no Mini when it comes to carving up corners”! That is definitely sad […]

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