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Classic meets modern: 50 Years of Fiat’s 124 Spider

Fiat Abarth 124 Spider

The Fiat Spider started out on its 50 year journey as the star of the 48th Turin Motor Show in 1966. Within the halls of the Torino Esposizioni the newly revealed Spider stole the hearts of many with its Pininfarina styled looks, impressive performance and priced within the grasp of …

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Performance Specifications confirmed for Abarth 124 Spider

Fiat Chrysler Automobile has confirmed further performance specifications for the Abarth 124 Spider, ahead of its Australian debut in October. Powered by the brand’s 1.4-litre MultiAir Turbo engine delivering 125kW and 250Nm of torque and driving the rear wheels with a choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearbox, the Abarth 124 Spider will …

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Revised 2016 Abarth 595 gains more power and new features

The Abarth 595 has been given a boost in power output and equipment levels in a mid-life facelift aimed at reasserting its iconic status as a lightweight and agile Italian pocket rocket. Available as a hatchback or convertible, the new Abarth 595 is offered with three trim levels – 595, …

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Sub-$28k Abarth 595 offered as new range opener

Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA), the maker of Fiat and Abarth vehicles has today unveiled a new-look Abarth line-up in Australia, with a new entry level model joining the range. The new 103kW (140hp) Abarth 595 is now offered for the first time, bridging the gap between the vanilla Fiat 500 …

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Abarth 124 Spider drops into Geneva

Abarth has taken the wraps of the new Abart 124 Spider at the Geneva Motor Show. Fiat says the new model aims to “sweep a new generation off their feet with its performance and technical DNA”. Developed with input from the Abart Racing Team, the car is said to exemplify …

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Abarth 695 Biposto brings race tech to streets

The meanest Abarth ever is locked and loaded for its Australian debut, with devoted enthusiasts of the Italian brand able to order the Abarth 695 Biposto through Fiat dealers now. The 695 Biposto is officially the fastest street-legal Abarth ever produced. Weighing just 997kg, the 695 Biposto is powered by …

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Abarth 595 range extends to Turismo and Competizione models

The new Abarth 595 range has received two new trim levels. The 595 Turismo and 595 Competizione hatch and convertible arrive to join the 595 ’50th Anniversary’, launched in May as the fastest and most powerful 595 so far. Power comes from a 1.4-litre T-Jet turbocharged four-cylinder engine which generates …

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Abarth 695 biposto unveiled as the fastest Abarth ever

Abarth has unveiled its new ‘race car for the road’, the 695 biposto at the Geneva Motor Show, 50 years after the launch of the first 695. The 1964 edition 695 featured a 699.5 cc displacement to provide maximum power of 30 horsepower (22kW), helping it reach a top speed …

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