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Chrysler and Fiat showcase their three new concepts for SEMA

The 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas is due to happen very soon and as a result, automakers are revealing their special concepts for this year’s festivities. Here we have three new concepts from Chrysler, two based on the Fiat 500 and 500L with another on the all-new Chrysler 200. For starters, we have the […]

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Fiat announces product updates for 2015 500 Abarth, comes with opt. auto

Fiat announced some minor product changes for its 2015 500 Abarth, which receives the option of a six-speed automatic for the 1.4L MultiAir Turbo four-banger good for 157hp and 183 lb-ft of torque. Before, only a six-speed manual was available. Because of the new auto box, there’s been a slight boost in torque as well […]

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Report: FIAT 500 Abarth to come with automatic transmission as brand seeks to expand sales

FIAT is looking to have its 500 Abarth hot hatch appeal to more customers as WardsAuto reports that the Italian make may be adding an automatic transmission option, as opposed to the standard manual rower. The decision is apparently due to the fact that 80% of Abarth’s buyers are males, which they say correlates to […]

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Fiat Abarth 500 Cabrio ‘Topless’ ad

Video: New Fiat Abarth 500 Cabrio ‘Topless’ ad will attempt to seduce you

Chrysler announced today that the Fiat 500 Abarth ‘Seduction’ spot was named “Best TV Commercial” at this year’s D Show held Nov. 28 in Detroit. Check out our post on the 2014 Fiat 500C Abarth Cabrio from the 2012 LA Auto Show here. “It is great to see a video that was created on a […]

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2012 LA: 2013 Fiat 500c Abarth Cabrio Main

2012 LA: 2013 Fiat 500c Abarth Cabrio drops its top in LA

Fiat and its tuning arm Abarth are beefing up their strategy for the United States today with the debut of the new 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio. “The new Fiat 500c Abarth delivers the wicked attitude and track-proven capabilities of the hatchback model, now with the rush of open-air Italian performance,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head […]

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Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio to debut at 2012 LA Auto Show

Video: Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio to debut at 2012 LA Auto Show

At the 2012 LA Auto Show, Fiat will show up with a drop-top version of the Fiat 500 Abarth. Known as the Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio the model was recently out for a test drive in Austin Texas with Scuderia Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa. The Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio will be powered […]

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Abarth Fuori Serie 695 500 Rear 3/4 View

Abarth shows new ‘Fuori Serie’ customization program

Fuori Serie is Fiat’s latest customization program that offers up complete customization for the Abarth model that goes so far as to put customers in touch with the designers themselves to get the exact result they are seeking. The program, to be released at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, will offer two collections, one for […]

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Jay Leno Fiat 500 Abarth

Video: Jay Leno drives the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

It’s from Italy, it’s a tiny subcompact and it makes 160-hp – the Fiat 500 Abarth has to be an outstanding piece of machinery right? Jay Leno recently had the pleasure of driving one and ended up pulling some sleek tire burning fun. Check out the video after the jump. Refresher: Power for the 2012 Fiat […]

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Lazzarini Design Fiat 500 Front 3/4 Left

Lazzarini Design gives Fiat 500 a Ferrari heart transplant and more

A tuning firm had decided to go ham on a Fiat 500, specifically for those who are absolutely dying to have the new revitalized Fiat 500 but are upset about its power deficit. Specifically, the company is called Lazzarini Design. And basically, they took a Fiat 500 and added the Ferrari 458 Italia’s fiery 4.5L […]

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2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Edition

Report: The new Fiat 500 Abarth sells out quickly for US

“Dealer orders for the Abarth, the ultimate high-performance small car, exceeded the production run of this model for the 2012 model year” said Chrysler Group LLC in a statement. Non-marketing speak translation: our aggressive ad campaign managed to run us out of Abarths to sell, thanks for the 432 percent increase in sales last month! […]

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