Category: Special Edition 500s

500 Madness

500 Madness

I’m not planning on getting a Fiat 500 Sport and obviously it’s too late to get one of the limited edition Prima Ediziones, but I have to admit that this particular 500 looks fantastic in red and black with all the right accents. I love the wheels (Magneti Marelli) and the black body decals really […]

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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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Even Barbie Loves the Fiat

You can imagine my surprise when I stumbled across this little gem today. After a few chuckles and some further investigation I found that a real Fiat, made for Barbie, actually exists! Being a big fan of the color pink, especially pink cars, I was ecstatic. Not only is the exterior a shockingly beautiful pink […]

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Fiat 500 Zagato

Fiat 500 Zagato

Months ago we covered the story about Fiat planning to release a new version of the Fiat 500 based on the Abarth Zagato. Well, at the Geneva convention this year Fiat showed off a fully formed version of the concept. I have the say it looks pretty good and wouldn’t mind having an Abarth version […]

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Exclusive: First Impression

Exclusive: First Impression

If you’re lucky enough to live near one of the dealers with test drive cars, you can take a Fiat 500 out for a test drive right now, even though they don’t go on sale until March. This weekend I did just that! The only Fiat 500 available at Fiat of Austin is one of […]

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Abarth Speedster 500

The Fiat 500 isn’t even here yet, nor the Abarth version, but Fiat is already spreading rumors about an Abarth Speedster being in the works. Here’s the word from Inside Line: Abarth is also developing a coupe version of the 500 inspired by the tiny Zagato Abarth 750 of 1959. The caricature-like official artist’s impression […]

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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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How About a 264HP Fiat 500 Abarth?

How About a 264HP Fiat 500 Abarth?

We probably won’t see this in the states, but Pogea Racing has taken the Fiat 500 Ferrari Dealers Edition and punched it up to 264 horsepower with the addition of a new turbocharger, custom ECU, and exhaust system. Check out egmcartech.com’s flickr set for some beautiful photos of the tuned car. Autoblog also has a […]

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