ABARTH

26.01.2013

ABARTH

Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa, the importer of Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo and Abarth brand vehicles in South Africa, is expanding the 'Scorpion' brand’s reach with the opening of three new dealerships Click here to read this news story

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13.01.2013

Fiat will present two specially trimmed 500s at the North American International Auto Show; they are based on the 500 Abarth and the recently launched 500 Turbo and feature new interior and exterior cosmetic details Click here to read this news story

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06.12.2012

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: Fiat is revisiting the theme of its only U.S. advertising success so far, the Abarth advert featuring model Catrinel Menghia; this time reusing the ingredients to promote the just launched 500 Abarth Cabrio version Click here to read this news story

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18.11.2012

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: This week in the U.S. Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa test drove the new Mexico-built Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio for a promotional video ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show Click here to read this news story

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20.09.2012

ABARTH

Abarth will give a nod to its motorsports heritage when it unveils its new top end "Fuori Serie" customisation programme at the Paris Motor Show in one week's time kicking of by revisiting its famous historic 'Olio Fiat' livery Click here to read this news story

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26.06.2012

Fiat Group Automobiles and Europ Assistance are consolidating their partnership in the roadside rescue area with a new European agreement that covers Fiat, Fiat Professional, Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Jeep Click here to read this news story

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21.03.2012

ItaliaspeedTV: Previewed in Las Vegas last week was a special version of the Fiat 500 Abarth which has been prepared jointly by Magneti Marelli and Mopar featuring a 200 hp engine upgrade, carbon fibre bonnet and other styling parts Click here to read this news story

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13.03.2012

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: Fiat North America's Head of Product marketing Matt Davis tries to explain how he perceives the positioning and consumer appeal, as well as track uses, of the shortly to be introduced stateside 500 Abarth version Click here to read this news story

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12.03.2012

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: Parachuted in at short notice to replace Laura Soave, new North American Fiat boss Tim Kuniskis explains how he believes that the arrival of the Abarth version of the 500 offer advantages in getting the relaunch on track Click here to read this news story

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02.03.2012

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: "House Arrest", the Fiat 500 Abarth advert featuring actor Charlie Sheen, which was reportedly pulled from the Super Bowl, has been released on YouTube with Fiat hoping it can replicate the viral success of its first U.S. Abarth advert Click here to read this news story

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20.02.2012

UNDER THE PENTASTAR

Fiat Group Automobiles will be pinning all the spotlights on the world preview of the forthcoming Fiat 500L in Geneva; Lancia and Alfa Romeo both miss out on showing anything new while Abarth will be trimming up a 500C in tribute to Maserati Click here to read this news story

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13.01.2012

ABARTH

Fiat has announced that the 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo with 160 hp will start at US$22,000 (excluding US$700 destination charge) when it arrives on sale in the stateside dealerships to try to bolster the flagging fortunes of the Italian brand Click here to read this news story

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21.11.2011

Abarth will be at the Bologna Motor Show next month with four new niche versions, three 500s and one Punto, which will demonstrate an extension its customisation programme options as well as an updated version of its one-make "Cup" racer Click here to read this news story

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19.11.2011

UNDER THE PENTASTAR

ItaliaspeedTV: Under the Pentastar - This week's edition includes a $1.7 billion investment in the Toledo Assembly Complex, and highlights from the LA Auto Show which include the unveiling of the Fiat 500 Abarth and two new SRT buzz cars Click here to read this news story

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19.11.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: One of the biggest splashes made at this week's LA Auto Show came from the U.S. public debut of the high-performance Abarth version of the Fiat 500 with was introduced to the media by new Fiat brand head Olivier François Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: As the Fiat 500 Abarth makes its U.S. public debut at the LA Auto Show this week with a huge task of helping to halt sliding sales since the brand's Stateside relauch, a new advert from Fiat North America is being rolled out Click here to read this news story

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04.11.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: As the Fiat 500 Abarth begins the final countdown to its North American public debut at the LA Auto Show on November 16, Fiat has released this short "teaser" video that aims to build up anticipation of the high performance version Click here to read this news story

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02.11.2011

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: To celebrate the imminent U.S. debut of the Abarth-tuned Fiat 500, this video celebrates the history of Karl Abarth from his early motorcycling days in Austria through the many racing wins and records to aftermarket tuning success Click here to read this news story

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01.11.2011

Fiat has confirmed that its high performance 'Abarth' version of the Fiat 500 will make an official North American public debut at the LA Auto Show in just over two weeks time as the carmaker seeks to widen the 500's Stateside model range Click here to read this news story

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06.10.2011

When it arrived in Australia earlier this year, Abarth’s 695 Tributo Ferrari rushed out the showrooms like no other bambino before it, with the majority of the limited edition cars sold before they landed and the rest gone literally within days of arriving Click here to read this news story

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15.09.2011

2011 FRANKFURT IAA

Abarth hasn't anything big to shout about in Frankfurt this week, however it is showing off three new special-edition models, the most significant of this trio to fans of the Scorpion being the race-inspired, "street legal" 695 Competizione Click here to read this news story

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01.09.2011

In what represents a small but significant change of direction for the reborn Abarth brand, in a fortnight's time at the Frankfurt IAA, Fiat will launch a 500 TwinAir version that comes with an optional Scorpion-branded styling pack Click here to read this news story

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30.08.2011

ABARTH

In Frankfurt the Abarth 695 Competizione will be born, the first "street legal" Scorpion racing car it will feature two seats and a rollcage, drawing on the technology and components of the 500 Assetto Corse and 695 Tributo Ferrari Click here to read this news story

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30.08.2011

ABARTH

"Heritage" is the element that distinguishes the Frankfurt IAA-bound special Abarth Punto "SuperSport" series, typified by a Grigio Campovolo two-tone livery enriched with a special matte black paintwork for the bonnet and roof Click here to read this news story

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30.08.2011

ABARTH

In Frankfurt Abarth will show a special series model that aims to promote elegance and style: the 500 "Cabrio Italia" comes in a special Blu Abu Dhabi livery - a tribute to Italian design in the year of the 150th anniversary of Italian unity Click here to read this news story

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21.08.2011

Abarth and SACS Marine have teamed up for a third Scorpion branded product, this time a tender, the SACS - Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari, which is focused on the identity of the limited edition Fiat 500 project of the same name Click here to read this news story

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21.08.2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: The SACS - Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari sports special badges on the sides of the steering housing, the numbers "695" meanwhile are printed onto the outside of the pontoons Click here to read this news story

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05.08.2011

The story of the Scagliarini Motorsports Abarth 504 Coupé Zagato Elaborata has boiled over in the last 24 hours with the Italian design house issuing a statement to say it hasn't been involved in the project or approved use of its intellectual property Click here to read this news story

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03.08.2011

Scagliarini Motorsports, a leading Abarth and Fiat 500 tuner in North America, has announced that it has been commission to build its own take on the Fiat 500 Coupè Zagato concept which debuted at the Geneva Motor Show this year Click here to read this news story

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09.07.2011

First launched at the Paris Motor Show last autumn the esseesse conversion kit for the Abarth Punto Evo has now arrived in the UK to give the sports model an extra performance step and allow customers to unlock the car's full potential Click here to read this news story

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09.07.2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth technicians demonstrate the fitting procedure of the optional high performance esseesse kit to the Abarth Punto Evo and Abarth 500 at the recent Abarth Racing Days Summer Edition Click here to read this news story

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01.07.2011

Abarth has brought the 695 Tributo Ferrari to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year, the tiny machine taking its place in the Supercar Paddock and joining the 'Moving Motor Show' yesterday ahead of starting fast runs up the 'hill' this morning Click here to read this news story

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30.05.2011

The Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari, the ultimate version of Abarth’s hot bambino, has arrived in Australia offing a combination of performance, equipment and features that truly bring new meaning to the phrase ‘pocket rocket’ Click here to read this news story

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24.04.2011

Adding to its reputation as the sole distributor of key European car brands - such as Jaguar, Fiat, Lamborghini and Bentley - Saad & Trad has announced that it has become the exclusive distributor of the Abarth brand in Lebanon Click here to read this news story

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18.04.2011

New tuning upstart Lucarelli Monza has got its self out of the blocks in the most dramatic fashion, creating the completely reworked Abarth 500 "Motore Centrale" which has received its public debut at the Top Marques Monaco show Click here to read this news story

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18.04.2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500 Motore Centrale R230 [Lucarelli Monza] at Top Marques Monaco Click here to read this news story

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10.03.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Abarth's successful Grande Punto S2000 rally car in dynamic action in thick snow in the Alps in a promotional video that celebrates the new co-branding between the Scorpion marque and Snowboard manufacturer Nitro Click here to read this news story

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09.03.2011

With the first two shipments of the Abarth 500 destined for Australia and New Zealand sold out before deliveries had even started, the powerful Scorpion-badged version of the Fiat 500 has now finally arrived in these two distant markets Click here to read this news story

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04.03.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Abarth Brand Development Manager Salvatore Iuzzolini explains in Geneva the Scorpion co-branding strategy which includes a collaboration with ski equipment manufacturer Nitro and a 1050 hp 3-engined Abarth "RIB" Click here to read this news story

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04.03.2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth is showing four cars on its stand in Geneva: the 500C, debuting with the essesse tuning package, two examples of the 695 Tributo Ferrari in new colours and its Formula Abarth one-make single seater Click here to read this news story

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03.03.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Abarth video from Geneva with commentary from Fabio Menegon, Product Manager Special Series, explaining the two new colours, Titanium Grey and Abu Dhabi Blue, that have been added to the 695 Tributo Ferrari Click here to read this news story

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03.03.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: Abarth video from Geneva with commentary from Ugo Toscano, Cars and Kits Marketing Manager, explaining the upgrades made with the addition of the "esseesse" kit which has debuted on the 500C at the Swiss show Click here to read this news story

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21.02.2011

ABARTH

A little over a week after it was announced that the Abarth 500 esseesse will arrive in Australia in March the importer has now revealled that the first shipment is already sold out despite the fact that prices have yet to be announced Click here to read this news story

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20.02.2011

AUTOMOTORETRO 2011

ItaliaspeedTV: From just a set of sketches in July 1980 Abarth built the Lancia SE 037 in record time and before the year was up, the 'prototipo' for the proposed new rally project was in testing action on the former runways at Corso Marche Click here to read this news story

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19.02.2011

AUTOMOTORETRO 2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: One of the most unusual sights around the booths at Automotoretro last weekend was the Lancia SE 037 'prototipo', the Abarth department's dramatic development car for the Group B 037 Rally project Click here to read this news story

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17.02.2011

IED Turin has unveiled the first sketch of its project for this year's Geneva Motor Show: Scorp-ion, an Abarth-branded environment-friendly full-scale concept designed by the students of the Master of Arts in Transportation Design 09/10 Click here to read this news story

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15.02.2011

Abarth will be present at the 81st Geneva Motor Show next month where it will show off the 500C fitted with the "esseesse" kit for the first time as well as presenting the limited-edition 695 Tributo Ferrari in two new colours Click here to read this news story

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14.02.2011

AUTOMOTORETRO 2011

Abarth, the reborn sports brand now once again churning out tuned up Fiat models from it's headquarters a few kilometres away from Lingotto at Mirafiori, fused its victorious past with the present on its official stand at Automotoretro Click here to read this news story

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14.02.2011

AUTOMOTORETRO 2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth showed off four cars at Automotoretro: the 695 Tributo Ferrari and three Fiat-based machines that have long since entered rallying folklore: the 124 Abarth, Abarth X 1/9 prototipo and 131 Abarth Click here to read this news story

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12.02.2011

ABARTH

After months of speculation about when it would arrive in Australia, Fiat's importer has confirmed that Abarth will make its local debut next month with the launch of the Abarth 500 and with the 'esseesse' version coming as standard Click here to read this news story

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07.02.2011

Maserati Thailand has come up with a unique offer to galvanise local interest in the Italian brand: with every Trident model purchased during an offer period the buyer will receive for free an example of the limited edition Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari Click here to read this news story

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07.02.2011

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: 'Year of the Rabbit' party at Bangkok's Siam Paragon shopping mall: Maserati's key models were shown alongside the Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari as the Thailand importer presented a special offer Click here to read this news story

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31.01.2011

MotorVillage, the flagship Fiat Group Automobiles' showroom on Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées, Paris, has become "MuseoVillage" as the flagship location is turned over to an emotional exhibition that traces the history of the carmaker Click here to read this news story

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26.01.2011

Fenice Milano has received a commission from a wealthy Chinese businessman to build a special version of the Abarth 500, which aims to add unique exclusivity to the supermini in a project that cost a staggering 500,000 euros Click here to read this news story

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24.01.2011

ItaliaspeedTV: The most expensive 500 and undoubtedly the most tasteless - with features such as 24k carat based paintwork - has been commissioned by a Chinese buyer from Fenice Milano at a price tag of around 500,000 euros Click here to read this news story

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30.12.2010

ItaliaspeedTV: At this month's Bologna Motor Show the Scorpion brand took centre stage, showcasing its production range in the halls while out in the motor sports arena the Trofeo Abarth 500 racers entertained the crowds Click here to read this news story

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06.12.2010

Novitec has announced new performance packages for the Abarth 500 which see significant engine perfomance hikes in several available stages ranging from 164 to 212 HP along with suspension, exhaust and styling upgrades Click here to read this news story

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06.12.2010

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02.12.2010

ABARTH

The first of 152 right hand drive Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari models to arrive in the UK took centre stage at a glittering motorsport celebration night held recently at Fiat Automobiles' flagship London dealership, Fiat Marylebone Click here to read this news story

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24.11.2010

German suspension manufacturer Bilstein will present a specially prepared Abarth 500 at the Essen Motor Show, dressed in Italian "Polizia" livery and riding on its B14 kit, when the leading tuning and styling show opens at the weekend Click here to read this news story

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24.11.2010

Following appearances at the 2007 and 2008 editions, Abarth will be back at the Bologna Motor Show for the third time since its rebirth this week showing its current range with a strong motor sports flavour as befits the Scorpion brand Click here to read this news story

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13.09.2010

79th Paris Mondiale de l'Automobile Preview - Abarth: Bolstered by the successful uptake of its recent conversion kits Abarth will debut the "esseesse" kits for the new Abarth 500C and Abarth Punto Evo models Click here to read this news story

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10.09.2010

Yesterday morning in the evocative setting of grandiose Villa Reale in Monza Scuderia Ferrari drivers' Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso were each presented with an Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari, the fastest-ever Fiat 500 Click here to read this news story

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03.08.2010

Originally not slated for right hand drive production the limited-edition Abarth 695 Tributo Ferrari is now coming to the UK, just over one hundred and fifty examples will be looking to find buyers at a £29,600 price tag Click here to read this news story

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03.07.2010

Abarth has given a double UK debut this weekend to the new 500C and Abarth Punto Evo at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the two new models officially going on sale in the UK from today priced at £17,500 and £16,500 respectively Click here to read this news story

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03.07.2010

Following the first French "Motor Village" opened last year in Cannes, Fiat Group Automobiles' second centre has opened in Paris, the largest car exhibition space in Europe, dedicated to Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Abarth, Maserati and Jeep Click here to read this news story

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01.07.2010

German tuner Pogea Racing has chosen a very rare Abarth model, the 500 Ferrari Dealers Edition, to give a comprehensive upgrade with power boosted to 268 hp through a new turbocharger, intercooler, ECU upgrade and exhaust Click here to read this news story

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01.07.2010

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500 Ferrari Dealers Edition [Pogea Racing] Click here to read this news story

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18.06.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: This is not the first time that Abarth has tuned a convertible and this time the upgrade has affected both looks and engineering, the result being the creation of the Abarth 500C 1.4 Turbo T-Jet with 140 HP Click here to read this news story

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18.06.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedTV: On the road driving video of the new Abarth Punto EVO which comprehensively upgrades the Abarth Grande Punto all round and introduces MultiAir and Start&Stop technology to the 1.4 turbo engine with 165 HP Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

New Model: Abarth 500C 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 140 HP: While the Abarth spirit lives on in its sporting features this new range addition aims to appeal to female buyers who seek design and elegance along with sports car performance Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500C 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 140 HP (II) Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500C 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 140 HP (I) Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

New Model - Abarth Punto EVO 1.4 Turbo MultiAir 165 HP: The new model goes on sale this month aiming to win an even bigger place in the hearts of young drivers, continuing the work begun with the Abarth Grande Punto Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth Punto EVO 1.4 Turbo MultiAir 165 HP Euro5 Start&Stop (II) Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth Punto EVO 1.4 Turbo MultiAir 165 HP Euro5 Start&Stop (I) Click here to read this news story

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15.06.2010

ABARTH

Abarth refreshes its range with two new models, the Punto EVO and 500C, that however share a single spirit: the sporting spirit of the Scorpion which awakes the passion of motorists with a taste for challenge, speed and Italian style Click here to read this news story

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03.06.2010

Japanese Italian car tuner Any's International has unveiled a unique edition Abarth 500 project at the Tokyo Special Import-Car Show 2010 which was realised in collaboration with two Italian companies: Magneti Marelli and Black Click here to read this news story

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03.06.2010

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Tokyo Special Import-Car Show 2010 - Abarth 500 Elaborazione [Any's International] Click here to read this news story

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06.03.2010

Abarth is in Geneva is showing two new models that refresh and expand its compact Fiat-based sports range: the 500C joins the model portfolio while the new Punto Evo now receives the Scorpion makeover to replace the Grande Punto Click here to read this news story

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06.03.2010

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: 80th Geneva Motor Show, Abarth Punto Evo & Abarth 500C Click here to read this news story

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03.03.2010

ItaliaspeedTV: Harald J. Wester, CTO Fiat Group, CEO Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Abarth & Co, presents the Abarth press conference and world premières of the Abarth 500C and of the Abarth Punto Evo at the 80th Geneva Motor Show Click here to read this news story

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28.02.2010

Hamann-Motorsport has extended its tuning programme for the Fiat 500 with a new range of five performance steps for the Abarth version which culminates in a range-topper with a heavily reworked engine that has massive 275 bhp on tap Click here to read this news story

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28.02.2010

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500 1.4 Turbo [Hamann-Motorsport] Click here to read this news story click here to read this news story
25.02.2010

80th Geneva Motor Show Preview - Abarth: The Scorpion brand will present two important new products at the 80th Geneva Motor Show, the Abarth Punto Evo and the Abarth 500C, confirming the Fiat Group’s investment in Abarth Click here to read this news story

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24.02.2010

ABARTH

Abarth will extend its range with the world première in Geneva of a Scorpion-branded Fiat 500C which will be fitted with a 140 bhp tuned version of the convertible's 1.4-litre engine as well as two-tone paint and Abarth styling and refinements Click here to read this news story

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24.02.2010

ABARTH

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24.02.2010

ABARTH

The Scorpion announces the update of the Abarth Punto to match the new Punto Evo specification and body style with the car reworked in many areas and with the turbocharged engine now fitted with MultiAir and giving out 165 bhp as standard Click here to read this news story

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24.02.2010

ABARTH

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth Punto Evo (MultiAir, 165 bhp) Click here to read this news story

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22.01.2010

Reports suggest that Alfa Romeo's uncertain future could see it tied up with Maserati and Abarth in a new division under the leadership of the Fiat Group's Chief Technical Officer, Harald J Wester who is already responsible for the latter two brands Click here to read this news story

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12.01.2010

The Chrysler Group stand in Detroit, which features no new models from any of its brands, is however hosting an array of models from Fiat, Abarth, Lancia, Ferrari and Maserati, pointing towards the future overlap between the two companies Click here to read this news story

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23.12.2009

The Fiat has outlined its 2010/11 product plan revealing that there will only be two new Fiat-based models during that period – the next-generation Fiat Panda and Lancia Ypsilon, outside the already-previewed Alfa Romeo Giulietta and Fiat Doblò Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2009

Around 1,000 Abarth sports cars covering all eras of the famous Scorpion brand rolled into the Autodromo di Franciacorta near Brescia at the weekend for the first Abarth Race Day which saw a series of activities organised on- and off-track Click here to read this news story

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09.11.2009

The exclusive Scorpion brand dealer for Paris, Neubauer Abarth, has announced a limited-edition Abarth 500, dubbed SpeedGrey which will come in a run of just 10 units and will feature higher specifications plus individual decaling Click here to read this news story

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09.11.2009

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500 Neubauer SpeedGrey "esseesse" Click here to read this news story

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27.10.2009

Following an agreement extension the Fiat, Fiat Professional, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Lancia brands will now be offering Europ Assistance's roadside services to their customers to a total of nine European countries as well as India Click here to read this news story

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25.09.2009

ABARTH

Abarth is introducing its latest racing gem in Sanremo today: the new Abarth 500 R3T will lend its name to a promotional rally trophy in 2010, due to join the two track championships planned for the Abarth 500 Assetto Corse Click here to read this news story

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19.09.2009

Usually more synonymous with tuning the prestige German brands last year saw Hamann Motorsports tweaking the Fiat 500 and the success of this toe-dipping exercise has seen it now indulge in a much broader modification programme Click here to read this news story

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19.09.2009

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Fiat/Abarth 500 Largo [Hamann-Motorsport] Click here to read this news story

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16.09.2009

A special version of the 500 which has been created with input from Ferrari is stealing the limelight on the Abarth stand but it is the news that the Scorpion brand is likely to head stateside that has caused the most stir in Frankfurt Click here to read this news story

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14.09.2009

Romeo Ferraris has unveiled his latest dramatic project which takes the Abarth 500 performance theme to its most extreme level yet, the 500 Monza boasts 260 bhp and was appropriately unveiled at the weekend's 60th Gran Premio d’Italia Click here to read this news story

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14.09.2009

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500 Monza by Romeo Ferraris Click here to read this news story

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09.09.2009

63rd Frankfurt IAA Preview - Abarth: Inspired by the world of racing the Scorpion will be displaying its winning products – standard cars, performance kits and race ready cars – that have helped it achieve 15,000 sales since relaunch Click here to read this news story

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09.09.2009

The Abarth 695 "Tributo Ferrari" is a new performance version of the Abarth 500 that confirms a link between Abarth and Ferrari based on shared values that include a passion for performance, a racing soul, attention to detail and Italian style Click here to read this news story

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09.09.2009

ABARTH

Presented by Abarth as a showcar in Geneva earlier this year the 180 bhp and 270 Nm Grand Punto SuperSport will take to the Scorpion stand at the Frankfurt IAA next week as a full production model fitted with new equipment and upgrades Click here to read this news story

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08.09.2009

Abarth has teamed up with Ferrari to create the ultimate version of the Fiat 500 with 180 bhp, a new paddle shift operation for the 6-speed transmission and interior upgrades; this limited-edition model will be unveiled in Frankfurt next week Click here to read this news story

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25.08.2009

KARL SCHNORR KRAFTFAHZEUGE

German tuner Karl Schnorr Kraftfahrzeuge has produced an upgrade of the Abarth 500 which is reworked visually, in the handling department and under the bonnet where new software, exhaust and a bigger turbo boost the power to 200 bhp Click here to read this news story

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25.08.2009

KARL SCHNORR KRAFTFAHZEUGE

ItaliaspeedPhotoStream: Abarth 500 1.4 Turbo 163/200 bhp [tuning by Karl Schnorr Kraftfahrzeuge] Click here to read this news story

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06.08.2009

ABARTH

Hot on the heels of the Lancia di Lancia project comes news that Abarth is also teaming up with SACS Marine and designer Christian Grande, this time to create a unique Scorpion craft that will instead use three Yamaha V8 outboard engines Click here to read this news story

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29.07.2009

BUGA ITAL AUTO

Belgium's leading Fiat Group Automobiles' dealer Buga Ital Auto used this year's SpaItalia, the annual Italian car extravaganza held on the legendary racetrack in the Ardennes, as the perfect setting to showcase the Abarth brand Click here to read this news story

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16.07.2009

It is exactly a year since the first and only Abarth dealership in Holland was opened by Nieuwkoop Automotive Group and to celebrate a successful first year a special edition 500 Abarth Competizione limited to 10 units has been created Click here to read this news story

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20.05.2009

The first "Italian Motor Village" in France will be inaugurated on June 4th, the second stage of an on-going project that started three years ago with the Mirafiori Motor Village in Turin which was the first Fiat Group all-purpose centre in the world Click here to read this news story

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19.05.2009

A new seat "Abarth Corse by Sabelt" has been introduced for the 500 and Grande Punto: a technologically evolved product which is the result of the cooperation between the two brands, sharing the same sportsmanship and technological values Click here to read this news story

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07.04.2009

ABARTH

Fiat’s central London flagship site was once again transformed into a top reception venue this time for a city celebration of Abarth to celebrate both the marque’s 60th anniversary and its recent introduction into the capital’s showroom Click here to read this news story

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06.03.2009

79TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW AND ACCESSORIES

Rinspeed has presented two concepts in Geneva with one being of interest to Italian car enthusiasts, an innovative tuning project that sees the 500 Abarth offered into two guises, one for economical city driving and one for the open roads Click here to read this news story

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06.03.2009

79TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW AND ACCESSORIES

Photo Gallery: 79th Geneva Motor Show - Rinspeed E2 [concept] Click here to read this news story

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04.03.2009

79TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW AND ACCESSORIES

On the Abarth stand the revival of the Scorpion brand's racing heritage is clear to see, and while the new 500 cup racer stands perched on top of a ramp, a special rally inspired version of the Grande Punto Abarth is making it public debut Click here to read this news story

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04.03.2009

79TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW AND ACCESSORIES

Photo Gallery: 79th Geneva Motor Show - Grande Punto Abarth SuperSport Click here to read this news story

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01.03.2009

79TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW AND ACCESSORIES

79th Geneva Motor Show Preview - Abarth: A few months ago, Abarth announced its return to the racetrack, a moment that the Scorpion’s fans had long awaited: it is a full 43 years since Carlo Abarth drove his last record-breaker to victory Click here to read this news story

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28.02.2009

ABARTH

An Grande Punto Abarth showcar, dubbed the “SuperSport” and inspired by the winning rally machines, will make its debut in Geneva, finished in Airfield Gray paintwork, the same colour sported by the Scorpion’s historic racecars Click here to read this news story

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16.01.2009

The reborn Abarth has broken cover in Japan for the first time at the Tokyo Auto Salon where it has presenting its two performance models just as the Scorpion brand makes final preparations for its launch in the country next month Click here to read this news story

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16.01.2009

Photo Gallery: Tokyo Auto Salon 2009 - Abarth Click here to read this news story

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16.01.2009

A new flagship showroom for the Fiat and Abarth brands has been inaugurated in Luxembourg; the opening ceremony took place on Wednesday and amongst the guests in attendance was Lorenzo Sistino CEO Fiat Automobiles Click here to read this news story

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14.01.2009

ABARTH

Sergio Cravero has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Alfa Romeo Automobiles and Harald Wester assumes responsibility of Abarth as Fiat introduces a new structure to further integrate the divisions and provide synergies Click here to read this news story

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12.01.2009

ABARTH

Fiat Group has confirmed media reports swirling this afternoon that Luca De Meo is leaving the company, issuing a statement confirming that the Alfa Romeo and Abarth CEO and group marketing chief is to to pursue other opportunities Click here to read this news story

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12.01.2009

ABARTH

Alfa Romeo and Abarth CEO Luca De Meo, one of the Italian carmaker's high flying star executives and often regarded as a contender as a future CEO of Fiat Group Automobiles, has resigned his positions with the Group today Click here to read this news story

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02.01.2009

Abarth has chosen to use the integrated NX Advanced Simulation solutions from Siemens to analyse suspension systems for both its high performance road car range and the Grande Punto Abarth Super2000 rally machine Click here to read this news story

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07.12.2008

Two exciting new Fiat Group models, the road production Alfa MiTo and the race-bred 500 Abarth Assetto Corse, have captured much attention as the dynamic action in the Arena at the 33rd Bologna Motor Show gets underway Click here to read this news story

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21.11.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth From 0 to 100, Torino Esposizioni (VI) Grande Punto Abarth S2000 Click here to read this news story

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21.11.2008

The high performance 500 Abarth has take centre stage amongst the fastest and most luxurious car on display at the Autocar Performance Show 2008 in Mumbai, the first time that the relaunched Abarth brand has been seen in India Click here to read this news story

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20.11.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth From 0 to 100, Torino Esposizioni (V) 500 Abarth Assetto Corse Click here to read this news story

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19.11.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth From 0 to 100, Torino Esposizioni (IV) Click here to read this news story

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18.11.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth From 0 to 100, Torino Esposizioni (III) Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2008

ABARTH

Abarth are currently developing an evolution version of the Super2000 category Grande Punto Abarth rally machine as they bid to bounce back next year and wrest the Intercontinental Rally Challenge title away from Peugeot's hands Click here to read this news story

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17.11.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth From 0 to 100, Torino Esposizioni (II) Opening Ceremony Click here to read this news story

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14.11.2008

To mark Karl Abarth’s centenary Abarth is bringing out a limited edition of the Abarth 500 to be known as the “DA 0 A 100” and with a more sporty appearance it will be the most powerful version yet; a total of 101 will be manufactured Click here to read this news story

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14.11.2008

From 0 to 100 is the title of the exhibition of the one hundred years since the birth of Karl Abarth, which opens today in the Torino Esposizioni and runs to Dec 14, with the expression which, more than any other, defines an engine’s performance Click here to read this news story

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14.11.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth From 0 to 100, Torino Esposizioni (I) Click here to read this news story

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14.11.2008

Karl Abarth was born on November 15, 100 years ago; Abarth was a sports car driver, constructor and tuner, but his greatest achievement was to make them accessible to everyone and a century on his legacy remains alive and unchanged Click here to read this news story

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13.11.2008

The first fruit of a brand new collaboration between Abarth and Intel is the Abarth Powerplay Extreme, a high performance PC powered by the new Intel Core i7 Extreme processor, the most powerful microchip ever produced by Intel Click here to read this news story

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13.11.2008

Modifying material with the force of passion; this philosophy, which is close to the Yamaha and Scorpion brands, has inspired the creation of a unique concept bike, on which ideas of exclusiveness and beauty add value to the standard bike Click here to read this news story

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24.09.2008

PARIS MOTOR SHOW 2008

There is no stopping Abarth & C. S.p.A. as they bring several more new products to the Paris Motor Show next week including the “esseesse” kit for the 500 Abarth, the Assetto Corse Abarth and a new collection of technical equipment Click here to read this news story

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23.09.2008

In 2009 Abarth will be organising a single-make trophy series across Europe featuring the 500 Abarth Assetto Corse: the car will be produced directly by Abarth and will be sold to drivers "race-ready", through the dealer network Click here to read this news story

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23.09.2008

500 Abarth with the “esseesse” kit is another important piece of the jigsaw in the ambitious project of Fiat Group Automobiles; the 500 Abarth fitted with the "esseesse" kit will make its world debut at the Paris Motor Show next week Click here to read this news story

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23.09.2008

Photo Gallery: 500 Abarth 1.4 16v 160 CV "esseesse" Click here to read this news story

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05.09.2008

Photo Gallery: 58th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - 1959 Abarth 750 Zagato Coupé Click here to read this news story

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08.08.2008

Markku Alén, the famous father of Abarth's Anton Alén, is well-known for having driven some of Italy's most powerful rally cars throughout his career but on the Madeira Rally recently he tried an Italian car that was considerably smaller Click here to read this news story

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29.07.2008

ABARTH

A glorious past, a victorious name and a rich heritage in motorsport all combine as Fiat Group Automobiles re-launches the Abarth brand in the UK this month with the Grande Punto Abarth being the first to arrive in the showrooms Click here to read this news story

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19.07.2008

A new online platform is allowing passionate Abarth fans to become one of the first in the UK to own a 500 Abarth; and by visiting the website customers are now able to put £500 down as a fixed deposit to reserve themselves a 500 Abarth Click here to read this news story

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17.07.2008

Video: 135 bhp 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo T-Jet Click here to read this news story

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12.07.2008

Just days after its international media première the 500 Abarth is making its public debut at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed; and although it one of the tiniest cars in action it is proving to be one of the extravaganza's biggest stars Click here to read this news story

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12.07.2008

Photo Gallery: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2008 - 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo Opening Edition Click here to read this news story

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09.07.2008

Manufactured in a limited number the 500 Abarth 'Opening Edition' kicks off production by offering a characteristic look of great personality and above all exclusive equipment with regards to mechanical units and the extensive list of standard features Click here to read this news story

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08.07.2008

New Model - 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo T-Jet (135 bhp): Introduced at Geneva and due to be marketed from July 19 on major European markets, the new 500 Abarth was developed in the spirit of the legendary 500 Abarth cars of the 1960s Click here to read this news story

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08.07.2008

Photo Gallery: 135 bhp 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo T-Jet (II) Click here to read this news story

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08.07.2008

Photo Gallery: 135 bhp 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo T-Jet (I) Click here to read this news story

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08.07.2008

Just over one year has gone by since the announcement and, as planned in the brand relaunch plan, Abarth & C. S.p.A. has kept its promise to resume and bring up to date all the activities that have made its name go down in history Click here to read this news story

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19.06.2008

Fiat Group Automobiles is preparing to unleash a trio of niche sports cars in 2010 for its Alfa Romeo, Abarth and Lancia brands, each boasting high performance and light weight characteristics, and all based on dedicated new platforms Click here to read this news story

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12.06.2008

The Frecce Tricolori of the skies recently joined together with the Frecce Tricolori of the earth as the famous and always spectacular Italian military aerobatics team joined together with the recently reborn Abarth brand for a series of events Click here to read this news story

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12.06.2008

Photo Gallery: Abarth and the Frecce Tricolori Click here to read this news story

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23.05.2008

ABARTH

Abarth has announced Italian pricing for its two performance upgrade kits dedicated to the Grande Punto Abarth 1.4 T-Jet, the 'Assetto' and 'esseesse', which will be presented and commercialised this weekend Click here to read this news story

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15.05.2008

ABARTH

Abarth this morning officially announced its return to track racing, and it has chosen to do so with its new 500 Abarth Assetto Corse, the baby supersports car from Abarth, which is due to be produced in a limited edition of 49 cars Click here to read this news story

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14.05.2008

The first factory-built 200bhp turbocharged 500 Abarth Asetto Corse which is set to form the basis of a new pan-European racing series next year, broke cover today as the competitors of the Mille Miglia gathered in Brescia Click here to read this news story

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14.05.2008

Photo Gallery: Mille Miglia Paddock, Fiera di Brescia - Abarth (inc. 500 Abarth Asseto Corse) Click here to read this news story

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04.04.2008

The Abarth brand has made its first appearance at the My Special Car Show in Rimini, arrived with a handful of Grande Punto Abarth models featuring the extreme performance “esseesse” kit Click here to read this news story

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06.03.2008

Photo Gallery: 78th Geneva International Motor Show - 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo Click here to read this news story

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05.03.2008

One of the most anticipated launches in Geneva yesterday was that of the 500 Abarth, the ultimate halo model of the little car that has taken the automotive world by storm over the last six months Click here to read this news story

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05.03.2008

Photo Gallery: 78th Geneva International Motor Show - 500 Abarth (launch) Click here to read this news story

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25.02.2008

ABARTH LOGO 2007

Video: Abarth Officine 83, Mirafiori - inauguration ceremony Click here to read this news story

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20.02.2008

78th Geneva International Motor Show Preview - Abarth: Exactly one year after the rebirth of the brand and the company, Abarth returns to the Geneva Motor Show and will present the 500 Abarth Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

Photo Gallery: Abarth Officine 83, Mirafiori - inauguration ceremony Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

The Abarth network is now moving into Switzerland and Austria, followed in the Spring by Germany, Portugal, Greece, Holland and Belgium, and Spain, UK, France and Poland in the Summer Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

Photo Gallery: 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

An Open Day will be held in Italy in April to mark the official start of sales of the two tuning kits, dubbed "Assetto" and "esssesse", for customers of the Abarth Grande Punto 1.4 Turbo T-Jet 155 bhp Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

A new initiative being launched by Abarth is the 'Driving School' project which will offer young people a chance to learn the best techniques with which to combine safety with enjoyable driving Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

Abarth has today inaugurated its new complex located in the historical Mirafiori Engineering plant; the structure offering important advantages for the expansion of the brand’s specific activities Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

Photo Gallery: Abarth Officine 83, Mirafiori Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

Abarth announce Renato Travaglia and Andrea Navarra in double factory-run Italian rally title challenge, while Giandomenico Basso and Anton Alén are presented ahead of their IRC programme Click here to read this news story

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18.02.2008

ABARTH

The Scorpion brand's rebirth continues with Abarth offering a first look this morning at the forthcoming 135 bhp 500 Abarth 1.4 Turbo model as it inaugurates its brand new headquarters at Mirafiori Click here to read this news story

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30.11.2007

Ahead of the first public showing in Italy next month and its 2008 market arrival  Abarth have announced technical specifications of the 180 bhp 'esseesse' upgrade kit for the Grande Punto Abarth Click here to read this news story

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28.11.2007

For the first time at the Bologna Motor Show, the reborn Abarth marque its making a comeback with its own dedicated stand bursting with powerful visual impact designed to highlight innovation Click here to read this news story

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24.10.2007

ABARTH

This month Abarth has unveiled its flagship 'Officine Abarth' complex in Turin, the first of 32 concessionaires across Italy, as the global roll-out of the reborn 'Scorpion' brand gets underway Click here to read this news story

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24.10.2007

ABARTH

Photo Gallery: Officine Abarth, Turin Click here to read this news story

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19.10.2007

ABARTH

Video: Grande Punto Abarth - advertisement spot Click here to read this news story

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21.09.2007

ABARTH

Abarth has a long standing tradition of records and victories and now with a competitive car with a racing destiny, and through the Racing Division, the Grande Punto Abarth S2000 is a rallying winner Click here to read this news story

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21.09.2007

ABARTH

Abarth’s dedicated commercial organisation is divided into four levels, each with a specific role and a well-defined image: flagship service centres, dealers, specialised tuners and workshops Click here to read this news story

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