Showing posts in the category of Abarth

Will The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Also Get An Alfa-Engined Abarth Version?


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Even though it's a Mazda MX-5, Fiat seems to be gambling on the rear-drive, two-seat 124 Spider being a big feather in its cap. Which is why a faster Abarth version seems just the thing the company needs.

Abarth Offering Power & Equipment Upgrades For 595 Competizione Models


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If getting an Abarth 595 was part of your New Year's resolution, then you'll be happy that you waited a few months before walking into a showroom.

This Authentic Vintage Single-Seater Won’t Break The Bank


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It’s an Abarth SE025FL racing/hillclimb car from 1977 that is set to go under the hammer later this month. It looks in mint condition and is said to be authentic and original, and the price it’s estimated to go for ranges between €12,000 - €20,000, or $13,600 - $22,200.

Limited Edition Fiat 500 Bi-Colore Edition Announced and Priced in the UK


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Fiat announced that it will be selling 50 limited edition Abarth 500 models in the UK. These are priced at £15,990 OTR and are available for order now.

Marchionne Confirms 124 Spider Name for Fiat’s Version of the MX-5


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Now that the roadster co-developed by Mazda and Fiat won’t bear an Alfa Romeo badge, we were wondering what they were going to call it and how they were going to pitch it.

EVO Review Says Stripped Out Abarth 695 Biposto is Properly Hardcore


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Don’t be fooled by the Abarth 695 Biposto’s small size and toy-like appearance – it’s a full-blown special model built with the same track-focused philosophy in mind as the Renault Megane R26R.

Not Again: Fiat/Abarth MX-5-Based Roadster Delayed


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Is that another deviation from the product plan crafted by FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne, this time concerning the roadster co-developed with Mazda? Guess we shouldn’t be surprised by now…

2016 Mazda MX-5 Disguises into Abarth Roadster but Fools No One


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Since Alfa Romeo has pulled out of the deal to build a new roadster based on the Mazda MX-5, various reports say Abarth will replace Alfa in the project.

MX-5-Based Alfa Is Now Abarth Roadster, Alfa To Develop Own Spider


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The highly anticipated Alfa Romeo Spider based on the all-new Mazda MX-5 roadster is dead. According to reports, Fiat Group has decided to utilize the new MX-5 roadster platform for a new range-topping Abarth roadster instead.

Orders for Abarth's 695 Biposto Far Exceed Production Capacity [70 Photos]


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The fastest street-legal car Abarth has ever built, the 695 Biposto, has proved to be a big success so far.

Available to order since June of this year, the hardcore hot-hatch has already acquired a number of orders “far exceeding the production capacity for this year,” according to Abarth.

Mopar Spruces Up Fiat 500 Abarth and 500L for SEMA


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While the standard Fiat 500 Abarth is a pretty hardcore thing, Mopar thought it can make it even spicier for this year’s SEMA Show.

Fiat 500X Abarth will Reportedly be Made in 2015


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While the Abarth performance sub-brand of Fiat is by no means boring, its spectrum of cars is rather limited. It currently only does a few versions of the 500 and that’s it; they also used to do the Punto too, but that variant was discontinued last year.

Mopar Gives Sneak Peek of 2014 SEMA Show Concepts


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There will be plenty to see at next month's SEMA aftermarket show from the Chrysler Group, which has dropped some teaser photo samples of its tuned projects.

Abarth Opens its Factory Doors to Google Street View, Check it Out Here


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Fiat's sporty sub-brand Abarth has become the first European carmaker to offer a virtual tour of its headquarters thanks to Google Street View.

Fiat 500X Rendered as an Abarth Doesn't Look Bad at All


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The Fiat 500 is a natural fit for Abarth’s lineup of souped-up models, but could the 500X become a target too for the high-performance brand?

Watch Marchettino's Nürburgring BTG Lap in First Person


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Marchettino is a YouTube user known mainly for his videos of Ferraris and other supercars caught off-guard by his HD lenses in different parts of the world. The Fiorano circuit is a good place where one could find the Italian car-spotter on a given day.

Fiat Starts Building 2015 500 Abarth and 2015 500 Turbo with 6-Speed Auto in Mexico


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Fiat has announced that production of the 2015MY versions of the 500 Abarth, 500 Abarth Cabrio and 500 Turbo that are available in North America with an optional six-speed automatic transmission has begun at its plant in Toluca, Mexico, with deliveries beginning later this summer.

Fiat 500L Gets Sporty Abarth Look via Rendering


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It would not be at all out of place if Fiat made this exact car, a sportier variant of the already released 500L, the family-friendly child seat-bearer with a cute Italian face. The maker’s history is peppered with mundane cars that gained fame by dropping their Fiat badge and adopting an Abarth one, along with performance mods.

Abarth 695 Biposto Is the Official Car of the 2014 Gumball 3000 Rally [w/Videos]


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The fastest street-legal Abarth model ever made, the 695 Biposto, has been named the official car of the 16th edition of the Gumball3000 Rally, with Abarth being the event’s official automotive partner.

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and 500 Turbo Get Optional 6-Speed Auto in the U.S.


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Fiat will offer an optional six-speed automatic transmission on the3 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth, 500 Abarth Cabrio and 500 Turbo models in the U.S. as an alternative to the standard five-speed manual gearbox. The refreshed 2015 Fiat 500 lineup, which also features interior updates, will debut at the New York Auto Show later this month,