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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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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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Crunching the Performance Numbers

Crunching the Performance Numbers

With over 170 horsepower and weighing in at just over a ton, the Fiat 500 Abarth has the chance to outperform the Mini Cooper S in pure speed. Read the rest of the article for the full breakdown of numbers.

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Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari

Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari

Everyone who wants to own a Fiat, probably actually wants to own a Ferrari, myself included. Unfortunately there’s that little problem called money, so we have to “settle” for the Fiat. Not that I mind too much. Owning a Ferrari seems like a headache; always having to worry about scraping your $10,000 bumper on pebbles, […]

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The Abarths are coming!

The Abarths are coming!

This is a guest post by one of our own readers, James T. Baker. Are you still wondering if the Fiat 500 Abarth is really coming to the US? Of course it’s coming! Italian style and speed lovers rejoice! The Fiat 500 Abarth can’t get here soon enough. We need a car with the character […]

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American Fiat 500 is “piece of fine Italian art”

Scott Burgess of The Detroit News has written a glowing review of the American Fiat 500. He claims the cute car with Italian pedigree “will hit 80 mph easy enough on the highway and hold 60 mph through corners in third gear” and it “earns every go-kart accolade it gets”. This is good news for […]

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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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