Abarth


The tuning firm owned by Italian company Fiat, responsible for making the Italian automakers small cars sporty and ready to race. Upcoming models to watch: Abarth 500


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Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2013

Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2013

It’s that time of year again; time for extended families to cram together around an all-too-small table, eat themselves into a food coma, argue over football and be told by countless relatives how they should be living their lives. Yup, it is time to give thanks.

Top 10 Stolen Luxury Vehicles from MY 2010-2012

Top 10 Stolen Luxury Vehicles from MY 2010-2012

  Even with all the high-tech features today’s luxury vehicles come with, they’re not immune to being stolen. If you’re curious to see what the top 10 most stolen luxury vehicles from the 2010-2012 model years are, you’ve come to the right place. In total, 4,384 luxury vehicles were reported stolen in the U.S. between…

Top 10 Cheapest Convertibles

Top 10 Cheapest Convertibles

In the market for a convertible but the Jaguar F-Type doesn’t fit your budget? AutoGuide has compiled a list of the top 10 cheapest convertibles currently available.

2013 Fiat 500C Abarth Adds a Sunburn to Your Headache

2013 Fiat 500C Abarth Adds a Sunburn to Your Headache

If the Fiat 500 Abarth has one signature feature, it’s the tiny car’s rather un-tiny exhaust note. And now with the new 500C Abarth model you’ll be able to hear that droning buzz a few decibels louder courtesy of a folding soft-top.

Fiat 500 Production Hits One Million Mark

Fiat 500 Production Hits One Million Mark

Fiat has produced its one millionth 500 model after five years of being on the market, symbolizing the compact car’s continued growth in over 100 countries around the world.

Fiat Abarth Models Announced for the UK Market

Fiat Abarth Models Announced for the UK Market

Abarth will be adding two new models to its lineup in the UK market, with the 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione heading to dealerships sporting a turbocharged 1.4-liter, T-Jet powerplant with 160-hp.

Top 10 Smallest Engines Available in Cars today

Top 10 Smallest Engines Available in Cars today

  In an effort to make the most fuel efficient vehicles, automakers are looking at smaller displacement engines, which have made it into plenty of compact and subcompact vehicles. The motors in these vehicles don’t pack much power, or torque, and are all aimed to use the least amount of fuel. These cars are all…

Top 10 Cars We Wish Were Sold in America

Top 10 Cars We Wish Were Sold in America

We might have some fancy cars over here in the USA, but there are quite a few vehicles overseas that we can’t help but think are desperately missing from our shores. More than a few are niche market models perfect for auto-enthusiasts, while others are more stylish or practical than what’s currently available in the…

Fiat 500 Abarth Wholesale Orders Capped by Chrysler

Fiat 500 Abarth Wholesale Orders Capped by Chrysler

Credit sex, swagger or supportive reviews from the automotive community. Actually, scratch that and credit them all for the Fiat 500 Abarth’s warm reception that demanded triple what the automaker originally expected to sell in North America.

Abarth 695 Edizione Maserati Confirmed for Production

Abarth 695 Edizione Maserati Confirmed for Production

Back at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Abarth unveiled its 695 Tributo Maserati, a custom Fiat 500C inspired by fellow Italian automaker, Maserati. The special edition model will now make it to production as the 695 Edizione Maserati.

Catrinel Menghia Returns in Three New Fiat 500 Abarth Ads – Videos

Catrinel Menghia, the lingerie model who starred in the Fiat brand’s sexy Super Bowl ad is back in several new spots for the Italian automaker. Helping promote the new Fiat 500 Abarth performance model, the ad was a clear indication of a change in gears from the automaker, after dropping its female US brand boss…

2013 Fiat 500T Sport, Abarth Convertible Confirmed for US

2013 Fiat 500T Sport, Abarth Convertible Confirmed for US

It appears that is Fiat will continue to expand its American 500 offerings based on documents filed with NHTSA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB).  Positioned between the standard Fiat 500 and the more powerful Abarth model, the 500T Sport should feature a less powerful version of the turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder currently found in…

Fiat Punto, Panda and 500L Rumored for Canada

Fiat Punto, Panda and 500L Rumored for Canada

Fiat’s return to America has been met with limited success. Sales of the 500 mini car failed to even come close to expectations, selling just a third of expected volume or around 20,000 units last year. In Canada, however, with the higher costs of vehicles (and gas), not to mention a more European mindset towards…

Fiat 500 Abarth Venom Debuts, Won’t be Sold in America – Video

The Fiat 500 Abarth Venom is the culmination of American and Italian minds working together. Mopar partnered up with Italian parts manufacturer Magneti Marelli to create the Venom variant of the Fiat 500 Abarth model. The demo vehicle was debuted out in Las Vegas and even had a surprise visit by supermodel Catrinel Menghia that…

Charlie Sheen Stars in New Fiat 500 Abarth Ad – Video

The marketing department has certainly switched gears over at Fiat. From the female-targeted J-Lo ads for the cutsie 500 to the sultry Fiat 500 Abarth spot featuring lingerie model Catrinel Menghia. Another step in that direction, the Fiat 500 Abarth is back in a new commercial titled “House Arrest” featuring legendary bad boy Charlie Sheen….