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Fiat Abarth 595 50th Anniversary Edition Debuts at Frankfurt Auto Show

Fiat Abarth 595 50th Anniversary Edition Debuts at Frankfurt Auto Show

Sep 5 2013, 3:30pm CDT | by

Special Abarth isn't coming to the US

Fiat has debuted a new Abarth branded version of the 500 at the Frankfurt Auto show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abarth. The limited-edition 500 has 180 hp engine making it one of the most...

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Fiat Abarth 595 50th Anniversary Edition Debuts at Frankfurt Auto Show

Sep 5 2013, 3:30pm CDT | by

Special Abarth isn't coming to the US

Fiat has debuted a new Abarth branded version of the 500 at the Frankfurt Auto show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abarth. The limited-edition 500 has 180 hp engine making it one of the most powerful 500s produced.

The downside for American fans of Fiat is that this limited edition version isn't coming to the US. Fiat will make only 299 examples of this car according to reports. It would make more sense to make 595. The good news is that some the specifications on the special edition Fiat will find their way into other versions in the US.

One of those features is the five-speed semiautomatic transmission with paddle shifters. That is definitely coming to the US. The 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbo engine is also getting about in output at 20 hp to produce the 180 hp seen in the limited-edition for other US models.

 
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Alfa Romeo SUV

Jul 31 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

With Alfa Romeo finally selling its 4C within U.S. borders after countless years of delays and setbacks, it appears the Italian brand is getting its vehicle development plans into high gear. Alfa says it will launch eight fresh models by 2018, two of which will be SUVs. Though nothing is set in stone — as usual with Alfa — the first SUV will debut for 2016 and directly compete with The Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Lexus NX.The trio will provide plenty of competition, but Alfa – under the direc ...
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Gnarly! Fiat 500L–Vans Concept Debuts at Vans U.S. Open of Surfing

Jul 30 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Sometimes when you take an ungainly car and cover it with tons of crap it can come out kind of nifty-looking. If that weren’t possible, SEMA wouldn’t be a thing. At the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing last weekend in Huntington Beach, California, Fiat debuted a high-riding, surfer-inspired concept version of its none-too-fetching 500L dubbed, not coincidentally, the 500L–Vans. Turns out, when festooned with a two-tone paint job, 18-inch matte-black wheels, smoked lamp surrounds, and a roof wearing ...
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Fiat 500L-Vans Design Concept unveiled

Jul 28 2014 8:37pm CDT | Source: KBB

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Fiat 500L Vans Concept is radical, man

Jul 28 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: Recombu

If you think the Fiat 500L is 'off the wall', wait until you see the concept version Vans has up its gnarly sleeves. The 500L Vans Concept was built specific ...
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Jeep Renegade

Jul 23 2014 10:31pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Jeep Renegade is an all-new compact utility vehicle for the 2015 model year. Combining Fiat's expertise with small, fuel-efficient vehicles into Jeep's notoriety for ruggedness and iconic styling, the model lands in an increasingly crowded market of small and carlike yet tall and often boxy vehicles, such as the Kia ...
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Fiat Says Fuhgeddabout Any Sort Of Merger Of Volkswagen

Jul 23 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

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First 100 vehicles announced for Forza Horizon 2

Jul 22 2014 2:48pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Toys/Games With its September 30 release date just over two months away, Turn 10 Studios has slowly started releasing the car list for Forza Horizon 2, the sequel to 2012's Forza Horizon. While the final list will be on the smaller side, with just over 200 vehicles, as per usual, those that were selected are decidedly different from your average sports car. We've included the entire list below, in the pre ...
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First 100 vehicles announced for Forza Horizon 2

Jul 22 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Toys/Games With its September 30 release date just over two months away, Turn 10 Studios has slowly started releasing the car list for Forza Horizon 2, the sequel to 2012's Forza Horizon. While the final list will be on the smaller side, with just over 200 vehicles, as per usual, those that were selected are decidedly different from your average sports car. We've included the entire list ...
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Volkswagen and Fiat deny takeover rumours

Jul 18 2014 4:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Volkswagen and Fiat denied rumours from yesterday that the German company is interested in purchasing t ...
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